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

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
Yadvi Maheswhari (M.F.A. '2020)

Designer

Yadvi was looking for a program that combined traditional art with design and technology. With the Digital Art & Design, M.F.A. – Graphic Design concentration, she's found a curriculum that shapes her approach to real-world design problems as well as a group of peers from around the globe who influence her identity as a designer.

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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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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.

$50,370

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$92,780

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New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 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 Colleges/Regional

Top-Tier Ranking

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

Do. Make. Innovate.

Fulbright Faculty Scholar Info Session

November 29, 2021 | 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Join us for an online interactive session with Michelle Bolourchi, Outreach and Recruitment Specialist from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program to learn about awards, how to submit an application, and what you can do now to prepare for the next competition opening in February 2022.

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School of Architecture and Design Celebrates the Opening of the Fab Lab

Long Island, NY | November 11, 2021

On October 27, the School of Architecture and Design celebrated the grand opening of the IDC Foundation Digital Fabrication and Robotic Matter Design Labs (Fab Lab) on the Long Island campus.

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