As a Human-Centered Making major you'll acquire design, product engineering and critical thinking skills with an emphasis on empathy. So everything you design, from a postcard to a city park, will focus on the person who uses rather than the object itself. You'll build stronger, more sustainable communities along with a varied, interesting and in-demand career.
of students are employed, attending grad school or working in service or volunteer positions within six months of graduation.
Visit our groundbreaking MakerBot 3D printer lab, where you'll be able to design, test, print and prototype 3D designs with guidance from professors. The lab also serves as a place to meet and connect with leaders from Cincinnati-based startup and technology companies.
Have a great idea? Perfect your elevator speech and pitch your proposal to leaders at startups, influential websites, design showrooms, foundations, media groups and other businesses in Cincinnati. Mentors are there every step of the way to review your work.
Small class sizes allow you to ask the right questions and get the attention you need to succeed and learn. On top of that, our Career Development mentoring program will connect you with a Cincinnati-based professional for real-world experience.
Average size of classes
Xavier graduates across the globe
Art majors have access to private studio space
Arts and theatre organizations in Cincinnati
Graduates from programs within the School of Arts and Innovation have accepted challenging, rewarding jobs at top companies and organizations like
21C Hotel & Museum
Teach for America