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Start Your Journey in Design & Creative Technologies

Admission to SDCT

At the School of Design and Creative Technologies, you’ll find a vibrant creative community and future-forward programs focused on preparing you to thrive in an ever-changing world. You’ll learn from world-class faculty at a Tier One research university and gain the experience you need to blaze new trails.

Undergraduate Degrees

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Bachelor of Science in Arts and Entertainment Technologies

Focuses on the convergence of art, design, and technology to develop experiences for both digital and physical spaces.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design & Bachelor of Arts in Design

Teaches you to become a collaborative problem solver skilled in research, strategy, and craft to design a better future.

Graduate Degrees

Master of Fine Arts in Design student enjoying a screen printing workshop outdoors with her MFA cohort at UT Austin

Master of Fine Arts in Design

21-month graduate program for highly-motivated, intellectually curious designers to ideate, prototype, and devise design solutions for a variety of contexts.

Medical student working on a prototype in the Master of Arts in Design focused on Health program at UT Austin

Master of Arts in Design focused on Health

10-month graduate program focused on person-centered design methodologies to innovate for the healthcare system of the future.

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Take a Campus Tour

The best way to get to know the School of Design and Creative Technologies is by taking a tour. Plan a visit to UT Austin to get to know our programs, our people, and our many offerings.

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Be a Longhorn

Whether you’re a high-school student seeking freshman admission, a prospective transfer, or a graduate student, The University of Texas at Austin welcomes your application.

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Student Ambassador: Juleanna Culilap
B.F.A. Design + Business Minor

"I really like having small class sizes in SDCT because I've been able to get to know many of my fellow design classmates! I especially like hanging out and taking advantage of the resources in the design lab like the letterpresses."