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Digital Art & Design – Animation, M.F.A.

Become an innovative artist and leader in the animation industry, from creative and commercial computer animation to special effects.

What You’ll Learn

In the Digital Art and Design - Animation, M.F.A., you’ll develop a competitive portfolio of innovative computer animation, readying you for a career as a leader on both the business and creative side of the industry.

You’ll have opportunities to hone your personal style through courses in character, storytelling, and storyboard development; digital compositing; and special effects experimentation.

Career Options

  • Animation Artist
  • Creative Director
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Multimedia Producer

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.



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New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

At New York Tech, you’ll work on projects that suit your personal style and goals. From creating a suite of animated shorts to developing work ready for exhibition in galleries, you’ll graduate with the experience to kickstart your career in the animation industry.

The founders of Pixar got their start here in the 1970s. Build your own legacy at New York Tech.

USNWR Best Colleges/Regional

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

Do. Make. Innovate.

Digital Art & Design, M.F.A. & UX/UI Design and Development, M.A. Info Session

September 24, 2020 | 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

At this virtual event, hear from faculty and staff about the Digital Art and Design, M.F.A. & UX/UI Design and Development, M.A. programs at New York Tech.

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Future Makers Mentor the Next Generation

September 10, 2020

Four New York Tech students taught middle school students technological skills from 3-D modeling to Arduino programming at the Middle School Maker Academy.

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