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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

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Undergraduate

First-Year: December 1, 2023

External Transfer: March 1, 2024

Internal Transfer: May 1, 2024

Graduate

M.F.A. in Design: January 24, 2024

M.A. in Design: April 29, 2024

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Creativity at Work

Graphic design, immersive media, digital technologies, and more.

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Get Career Ready

From internships to jobs, we’ll help you jumpstart your career.

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Tuition & Funding

Find out more about investing in your future through an education at UT.

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Upcoming Events

Join us for our next Creatives on Campus event with Zach Lieberman on Monday March 4th from 5 30 to 7 PM
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Join us for our next Creatives on Campus event with artist, researcher, and educator Zach Lieberman.

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Master of Arts in Design focused on Health class of 2024 meet and greet
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Learn more about the Master of Arts in Design focused on Health at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Master of Arts in Design focused on Health class of 2024 meet and greet
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Learn more about the Master of Arts in Design focused on Health at The University of Texas at Austin.

Virtual (Zoom)

Featured Stories

Career City Limits Helps Student Land Microsoft Internship

Design student Khalil J. Davis presenting his work during the Fall 2022 Sophomore Review in the Department of Design at UT Austin
February 16, 2024

In Nov. 2023, junior design student Kahlil Davis attended an information session for Microsoft during the SDCT Career City Limits Speaker Series (CCL). This summer, he’ll be working as a design intern in Redmond, WA for the technology giant.

From “Cringey” Conversations to Connection: Networking with Patti DeNucci

A group photo of UT Austin students posing with Patti DeNucci in front of the Kendra Scott Center sign
February 13, 2024

Author and "Intentional Networker" Patti DeNucci led the workshop “Build Your Conversation and Networking Confidence with Patti DeNucci” for UT students on Feb. 5. DeNucci believes striking authentic and meaningful conversations — whether in a 30-minute interview or 30-second elevator ride — opens space for professional growth and personal fulfillment. 

SDCT’s Future-Facing Outlook On Artificial Intelligence

UT Austin pronounces 2024 the Year of Artificial Intelligence
February 5, 2024

As professionals, leaders, and educators in design and creative technologies, we are frequently asked how we feel about the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools both on campus and in our respective professional fields. Here is our response.