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Igniting Opportunity for Curious Minds in Design and Creative Technologies

Driven by critical thinking, fueled by creativity and craft, and obsessed with emerging technologies — our future-forward program is designed for the ambitious.

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B.S. in Arts and Entertainment Technologies

B.F.A. and B.A. in Design

M.F.A. in Design

M.A. in Design focused on Health

Courses for All Majors



First-Year: December 1, 2023

External Transfer: March 1, 2024

Internal Transfer: May 1, 2024


M.F.A. in Design: January 24, 2024

M.A. in Design: April 29, 2024

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Upcoming Events

Join us for the launch of the new Lab for Immersive Media in the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies on Thursday December 7 from 4 to 7 pm
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Join us for a special celebration as we launch the Lab for Immersive Media (LIM) in the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies.

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Learn more about the Master of Fine Arts in Design program at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Featured Stories

Who Runs the World? AET Professor Yuliya Lanina and the Women's Experience at the Elisabet Ney Museum

Still image from Yuliya Lanina exhibition at the Ney Museum Community Art Bash featuring an interpretive self portrait
November 7, 2023

On October 21, the Elisabet Ney Museum hosted Re-Imagining the Ney: A Community Art Bash. German-American sculptress Elisabet Ney’s mission was brought to life by Austin contemporary visual artists Agustina Rodriguez, Lisa B. Woods, and SDCT’s very own Yuliya Lanina. The AET Assistant Professor presented four sets of artwork that showcased the struggles, creativities, and common lived experiences of womanhood.