IT’S NOT WHAT YOU KNOW, IT’S HOW YOU THINK

The Academy’s online Master of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology teaches students how to think critically and creatively at the intersection of design, business, technology and communication. Students and professionals are equipped with advanced knowledge and skills to ignite the next stages of a career or professional practice.

MSIDBT students develop high-level problem-solving abilities and skills that can be applied across a broad spectrum of industries, fields, and areas of endeavor, and a mindset that embraces lifelong learning. Through the strategic application of human-centered design fueled by diversity and inclusion, technology, agency, and unbridled creativity, Academy graduates develop new ways of working, learning, collaborating, and engaging with our communities, and drive positive change for industry, society, and the environment.

In addition to powerful learning experiences, all students pursuing Academy degrees benefit from our unique and extensive partnerships with leading companies and organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Partner projects cross a wide array of fields and disciplines, providing invaluable real-world experiences for our students.

PILOT LANDS AT BOEING THEN IYA

Allie Corrigan always knew she wanted to fly. The current Boeing employee is charting new skies with IYA’s Master of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology program to ignite her career in product marketing and analysis.

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RESIDENT: USING FASHION TO FIGHT HOMELESSNESS

IYA graduate student Amelia Thomas is the founder of the clothing company, Resident. It’s a socially responsible online retail company aimed at fighting homelessness in Los Angeles one purchase at a time.

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USC PROFESSOR AND GAMING PIONEER BECOMES STUDENT AGAIN AT IYA

Gamer, educator and entrepreneur, Anthony Borquez takes “lifelong learning” to a whole new level. After earning three advanced degrees at USC, Borquez is rounding out his cross-disciplinary education at IYA.

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ENVISION A FUTURE OF CREATIVE LEADERSHIP