Industrial designers combine form, function and aesthetics to develop products used every day by people around the world.
The industrial design program at Kean provides a solid foundation in general design, visual arts and art history as well as extensive hands-on design experience to prepare graduates with the background and skills needed to confidently shape the world through design.
With a focus on sustainable and social design as well as form development and functionality of the design concept, Kean's program approaches industrial design from a human-centered, environmentally conscious perspective.
Kean industrial design students benefit from a studio-based program that combines knowledge and skills with practical experience through networking opportunities, internships, part-time employment, and exciting professional events.
Small class sizes, high-quality faculty and proximity to professionals in the New York metro area are highlights of the program.
At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.
Kean industrial design graduates have successful careers in a variety of vibrant industries, combining art,
business and engineering to create consumer focused design for living. Possible careers include:
- Product/industrial designer
- Product development manager
- Industrial design researcher
- Creative director
- Design entrepreneur
- Design engineer
- Design strategist
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Founded in 1944, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with approximately 352 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials for art and design and art/design-related disciplines, and provides assistance to institutions and individuals engaged in artistic, scholarly, educational and other art/design-related endeavors.
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