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The new UW Master of Science in Technology Innovation program will teach you how to create the connected devices of the future – and innovate every step of the way.

Master of Science in Technology Innovation




You need new thinking to tap the promise of connected devices. The University of Washington’s new Master of Science in Technology Innovation is designed to foster the kind of innovative approach to connected devices that will truly move the dial.

Through a unique, multidisciplinary curriculum, you’ll learn the technology, design thinking and entrepreneurial skills needed to create pioneering end-to-end user experiences on connected devices.

The Master of Science in Technology Innovation, set to launch in September 2017, is one of the inaugural degrees offered through the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), a new model of teaching and learning designed to fuel innovation and foster collaborations on a worldwide scale.

To find out more about the new Master of Science in Technology Innovation program, see UW’s recent press announcement. Full program and application details will be available in July. Sign up for email updates to stay posted.

For students who want an even deeper global experience, GIX offers a dual degree option that allows students to study in Beijing and earn master’s degrees from both UW and Tsinghua University. Learn more.

Drive Ideas to Impact

Get Real-World Experience

Get Real-World Experience

Pitch product ideas that solve a problem or address a global need. Then collaborate in small teams to take an idea to prototype and get your concept ready for a new business venture.

Work With Top Tech Talent

Work With Top Tech Talent

Learn from some of the Seattle area’s brightest minds in tech. Take classes from outstanding UW faculty and get invaluable advice from industry mentors and entrepreneurs-in-residence

Earn Your Degree in 15 Months

Earn Your Degree in 15 Months

Deepen your skills, broaden your career possibilities and build connections in the local tech community in five quarters of intensive learning.

Computing and connected devices are poised to address challenges in diverse fields from health to natural resource management. This program aims to prepare the next generation of innovators to be able to apply technology, design and entrepreneurial skills to develop connected device solutions. Students will also be exposed to a network of regional and global partners to move their ideas forward.”

SHWETAK PATEL – Chief Technology Officer, Global Innovation Exchange

  • Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurship Endowed Professor
  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington

About GIX

The Global Innovation Exchange brings together exceptional students, teachers, entrepreneurs and industry professionals to spark innovative approaches to solving the world’s big challenges. GIX was founded through a partnership between the University of Washington and Tsinghua University, the pacesetter for innovation in China, with foundational support from Microsoft.

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