The program leading to the Master of Arts in Arts and Technology is designed both for individuals engaged in professional practice wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills and for students intending to pursue a doctorate in a related field. It offers advanced studies in interactive media and computer-based arts that emphasize the fusion of creative with critical thinking and theory with practice. Students must complete 36 semester credit hours of course work and an advanced project.
School: School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication
Program: Arts and Technology
Catalog page: MA
Degree requirements: Bachelor's or master's degree in an appropriate field
GPA: 3.3 (especially in upper-division undergraduate and graduate work)
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Other application requirements:
Evidence of previous course work and/or expertise in the creative arts and digital technology is required.
Ellen C. Curtis
800 W. Campbell Road ATC 10
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: ATC 3.609
Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, the application of 3D computer animation, modeling and simulation, data visualization, virtual environments, sound design, digital fabrication, user experience design, interaction design, interactive narrative and game design and a variety of industries.
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.