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Bachelor of Design | Carnegie Mellon School of Design

The Bachelor of Design (BDes) degree is a four-year degree that offers three tracks for specialization: Products (industrial design), Communications (graphic design), and Environments (both physical and digital). Our curriculum emphasizes the importance of designing for interactions between people, the built world, and the natural world. (Learn more about our program framework.)

Working in collaborative, dedicated studio spaces, students cultivate skills and learn design theories, methods, and processes that help develop and refine their ideas. They craft objects, communicate concepts, and develop complex systems that facilitate meaningful interactions.

Customize your degree.

Carnegie Mellon has one of the only undergraduate programs in design that enables students to customize their degree. You can choose to keep a fairly narrow focus in order to develop deep expertise, or take a broad approach that results in a more interdisciplinary concentration. The diagram below shows just two example pathways that students might chart through the

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Carnegie Mellon School of Design

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Alumni

Design Alumna Takes Part in a Patient Revolution

Maggie Breslin (MDes ’04), currently serves as Director of The Patient Revolution, a non-profit organization with two goals; to call attention to the ways in which industrial healthcare fails people and to advocate for and help build a healthcare that is careful and kind. The Patient Revolution is committed to developing tools, programs and resources that help patients, caregivers and clinicians take tangible steps towards this kind of healthcare.

A message from Bruce Hanington, Head of the School of Design
COVID-19

A Message from the Head of School to Our School of Design Community

A message to students, parents, staff, faculty, alumni, friends & prospective students from Bruce Hanington, Head of the School of Design, about the unprecedented situation facing all of us.

Featured Video by Jenni Lee

“Why are Asian American females so underrepresented in corporate America? This video unpacks the ‘bamboo ceiling,’ a combination of subjective individual, cultural, and organizational

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