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Digital Art & Design, M.F.A. – Graphic Design Concentration

Use technology, innovation, and creativity to tackle design challenges in content, print, web, interactive, exhibition, and interface.

What You’ll Learn

The Digital Art & Design, M.F.A. – Graphic Design concentration is one of the most competitive and highly-regarded programs in the field, offering you the opportunity to develop strong conceptual, aesthetic, and innovative visual projects.

You’ll work in our advanced visualization facility using the latest industry-standard software and hardware, including 3-D printing/rapid prototyping, laser cutters, and immersive environments such as Oculus Rift. You’ll learn from accomplished, full-time faculty who are successful visual artists and creative multimedia designers with experience ranging from fine and digital arts to emerging technology such as virtual, augmented, and mixed reality.

Employers

  • Beatworks
  • Design Language
  • Mission Graphics
  • TAG Creative
  • Topix Media Lab

Career Options

  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • UI/UX Designer
Paul Griffin (B.S. ’84)

Star Wars

Throughout Paul’s career, he’s worked on well-known projects such as Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King; Star Wars: Episode 1—The Phantom Menace; and King Kong.

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Theerawat Khajornkhanphet (M.F.A. ’14)

Uvphactory

In his role as a junior designer at UVPHACTORY, an award-winning motion design and visual effects company in New York City, Theerawat has worked on projects from the American Pavilion at the 2015 World Expo in Milan, Italy, to animations at festivals around the world.

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Naja Bomani (B.F.A. '17)

NBC Universal

In the summer before her senior year, Naja interned in the advertising standards department at NBCUniversal, learning how design relates to advertising and marketing in a real-world environment.

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Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$82,880

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$124,310

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USNWR Best Regional Colleges North

New York Tech is ranked among the top 25 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you will be prepared to be a leader in the design industry, furnished with an advanced set of skills and a robust portfolio of graphic design projects that incorporate concept, design development, communication, and interactivity. If you’re interested in a career in academia, you’ll be able to pursue a college-level teaching position at the assistant professor rank due to the classification of the M.F.A. as a terminal degree.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

USNWR Best Regional Colleges North

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 25 regional universities in the North.