Interdisciplinary Sciences Department

ITU’s doctoral program in Interdisciplinary Sciences is a unique offering designed to develop consilience, an emerging study which seeks to unite the natural sciences with the social sciences. Reflecting ITU’s mission to be on the cutting edge of innovation, this forward-looking program addresses an unfulfilled gap in university offerings that will only become wider in the future if not continuously explored.

Through collaboration with ITU’s industry-linked expert faculty, work on real problems with teams from architecture to green city planning. Gain practical experience in leading Silicon Valley enterprises through our curricular practical training (CPT), regular ITU presentations, and Nuggets in addition to strong program curriculum. Interdisciplinary Sciences offers a unique approach to whatever’s hot in the Silicon Valley.

About 53% of current students participate in internships* 54 countries represented in our student body.
>50% Annual Earnings are double the national average in Silicon Valley. 27% Less Tuition: The average tuition for a Master’s degree at ITU is under $~26,000.

*one credit hour of Internships is required for all ITU Master’s Degrees.


ITU faculty members are leaders at top Silicon Valley companies and hold
Ph.D. or terminal degrees in their field of expertise.

Alumni Success

Past students at ITU can be found all over the best companies in the Silicon Valley
and across the USA, such as the ones below:

ITU in Action




Doctor of Philosophy

in Interdisciplinary Science