We believe that innovation comes from diverse perspectives. Herron welcomes applicants from any discipline who want to be a catalyst for change and drive people-centered innovation. Successful program candidates value academic rigor, professionalism, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and interdisciplinary exploration.
By the end of the program, you will be able to:
- Engage with complex problems, ambiguity, and uncertainty in a creative problem-solving process through interdisciplinary teamwork.
- Demonstrate keen sensitivity and empathy toward people and contexts in which problems are situated.
- Recognize and apply appropriate methods to frame problems, generate ideas, and evaluate solutions.
- Move beyond theory and develop facilitation skills to empower stakeholders and implement solutions.
You need a bachelor's degree to be eligible for Herron's graduate certificate in design thinking. There is no requirement for a degree in the field of design and diverse backgrounds are expected.