Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media
The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media, offered through the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, will prepare you to thrive in this dynamic intersection of the human and the technical.
Connective Media at Cornell Tech
Learn Where the Digital and the Human Interact
The first degree of its kind in the world, the Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media educates a new generation of human-centric software engineers, new product developers, and technical user experience specialists by drawing on the disciplines of computer science, engineering, sociology, psychology, business, and design.
The program was designed with input from such tech-driven companies as Twitter, Facebook and The New York Times. Its hands-on, two-year curriculum is centered on computer science and engineering, the human and social impacts of technology, and entrepreneurship. Working in cross-functional teams with classmates from across Cornell Tech’s diverse student body, you’ll solve problems for real clients during Product Studio and develop your own business in the Startup Studio. In between, you’ll complete a Specialization Project, an extensive exploration of a topic of your choosing. In addition to excellent technical skills and a profound understanding of the human aspects of technology, you’ll graduate with the experience, confidence, and professional network you need to fast-track your career in this exciting and ever-changing field.
Watching the progress made by teams week after week taught me that constant iteration, when done properly, is the secret sauce to building effective technological solutions.”
Who Should Apply?
The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media is open to ambitious students with a strong academic background in science or engineering, a fascination with people-driven technologies, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. If you don’t have a strong academic background in science or engineering, we’ll take into account significant personal or professional experience in programming or mathematics.
- Machine Learning
- Computer Security & Privacy
- Systems (Computer)
- Data Science
- Computer Vision
- Psychology and Sociology Aspects of Tech
- Ethics, Values, Law and Policy of Tech
- User-centered Design
Psychological and Social Aspects of Technology
Careers in the Field
- Software Developer
- Product Manager
- Data Scientist
- Technical User Experience Specialist
- Startup Founder or CTO