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UW Master of Science in Technology Innovation (MSTI)

Design, build, and launch the next generation of smart IoT and robotics solutions with the University of Washington’s Technology Innovation Degree.

In this intensive 15-month program, students learn how to take an innovative idea from concept to development, and on to launch.

The MSTI program was developed and is taught by leading faculty from schools and departments across the University of Washington, including:

The project-based curriculum immerses students in design thinking, technology development, and entrepreneurship to produce innovators with the skills that technology companies are seeking.

Design Thinking
Design intuitive and elegant technology that solves a clear design problem and fits the needs of its intended user.

Technology Development
Learn the fundamentals for developing end-to-end hardware and software prototypes while covering topics like managing data, signal processing, computer vision, machine learning, and device mobility and navigation.  Students practice these skills by creating fully functional physical prototypes in our state-of-the-art Prototyping Labs.

Understand the basics of launching a startup including team building, marketing, and intellectual property law. Develop the skills and knowledge to successfully bring innovations to the market.

Quick Facts

Intensive 15-month cohort-based program
Classes start in late September


Explore the interdisciplinary MSTI curriculum, which combines technology development, design, and business.

Careers and Alumni

Learn more about our alumni and their careers after the MSTI.

Launch Projects

View recent industry-sponsored MSTI Launch Projects

Admissions Information

See the MSTI’s admissions requirements and admissions process.