2 years
Aug Jan
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 49,484
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Master of Science in HCI (design emphasis) is an intensive, two-year program that teaches students to shape new media, interactive tools, artifacts, and systems in ways that enhance usability, augment learning, facilitate communication, and enrich the lives of the people using them. The program culminates in a two-semester capstone project.

Entry Requirements

Indiana University Bloomington requires all non-native English speaking international undergraduate applicants to demonstrate English proficiency. Demonstration of English proficiency can be achieved by one of the three following ways.

1. English Proficiency Tests
IU Bloomington requires applicants to submit one of the following English proficiency tests results to complete an application. Testing services should report scores directly to IU Bloomington*. Scores associated with each test must be obtained in order to be considered for admissions:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)**

  • Internet-Based Test- 79
  • Paper-Based Test- 550

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)- 6.5
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)- 79

*If freshman applicants would like to be considered for merit-based scholarships, English proficiency exam scores of must be received by November 1.
**Applicants to the Jacobs School of Music MUST submit a TOEFL score.

2. SAT or ACT Exams
English proficiency will be met by obtaining a minimum of 500 on the SAT's Critical Reading section or a 21 on the ACT's English section.

3. Secondary School in an English Speaking Country
Submit evidence of having completed at least three full years of secondary school in a predominately English speaking country. A list of English speaking countries can be found here.