Future Online Students

Apply to Herron’s Design Thinking for Collaborative Innovation online program

Herron welcomes applicants from many backgrounds beyond design, such as business, communication, public health, environmental affairs, engineering, technology, and biomedical sciences. Successful applicants to the online program value academic rigor, professionalism, collaboration, and interdisciplinary exploration. They take creative risks and are interested in insight-driven innovation into their evolving practice.

In order to apply to Herron, you must hold an undergraduate degree, but there are no disciplinary requirements. Diverse backgrounds are expected. 

Application components

Application fees

IU online graduate application fee: $60 for U.S. citizens, $65 for international applicants

Application deadlines

  • Fall admission: Opens August 1 and closes February 1

For fall 2018 admission, applications to the Design Thinking for Collaborative Innovation certificate program will be accepted through July 15, 2018.

  • Spring admission: Opens May 1 and closes October 1


Ask an admissions advisor, or contact Herron's Office of Admissions and Student Services directly at 317-278-9400 or herrgrad@iupui.edu.