Integrative Systems + Design

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Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) is dedicated to educating leaders who can think transformatively and create lasting value in the workplace and society. We do this with a rigorous focus on innovation, agility, and purpose in service of the common good.

We offer a broad array of interdisciplinary graduate degrees that are taught by outstanding faculty from across campus along with professors of practice and experts from industry.

Graduate DEgree Programs

ISD is the place for innovative graduate programs that prepare you to become a leader in your field.

Courses are available both on-campus and online.

Admissions information for PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

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ISD Highlights


ISD Open House and Visit Day

Come learn about our exciting interdisciplinary engineering graduate programs.

Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) is dedicated to educating dynamic global leaders who can think transformatively to create innovative solutions for society’s challenges and the future.


ISD Chair, Diann Brei Awarded MLK Spirit Award

University of Michigan’s MLK Symposium to honor and commemorate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The MLK Spirit Awards are given to students, student organizations, staff, and faculty members at the University of Michigan North Campus who exemplify the leadership and vision of Dr. King through their commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).


University of Michigan Engineering Ranked #4 Best Online Graduate Program

U-M continues to be a national leader in online graduate engineering education, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

In its 2020 rankings released this week, U.S. News placed the U-M College of Engineering #4 on the list of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs, tied with the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering. Acknowledging the excellence of its five multidisciplinary online degrees and an array of innovative learning tools, the College improved its position from a year ago to move into the Top 5 nationally.


U-M-SJTU Accelerated Master’s Degree Programs (AMDPs)

ISD + UM Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute

Receive an undergraduate BSE degree from UM – Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Joint Institute (JI SJTU) and take the next step with an Integrative Systems and Design (ISD) Engineering Master’s degree at the University of Michigan.


ISD 503 – Capstone

Setting Ideas into action

Capstone projects are experiences that allow students within Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) to apply what they have learned from their studies to a real-world problem or issue. It is a highlight for many ISD students, giving them the opportunity to interact closely with faculty, other team members, and industry leaders. See our ISD Capstone for more detail.