Ten foot UT Tower replica with Tower Tumble game projection in basement of Bangers Beer Garden at South by Southwest 2023


Why We Do What We Do

The School of Design and Creative Technologies is driven by critical thinking, fueled by creativity and craft, and obsessed with emerging technologies. It’s the embodiment of our future-forward program and the catalyst for how our students’ passions become rewarding professions. We’re building a diverse and inclusive community of inspired thinkers, makers, and innovators ready to change the world.

We Believe In...

student created projection on the Doty Fine Arts building at Austin Design Week 2021 opening night event

An Industry-Focused Approach

Innovative coursework that includes collaborations with our partners in the arts, tech, healthcare, business, and non-profit sectors to equip students for their future careers.

M.A. in Design focused on Health students talking and smiling during a screen printing workshop at UT Austin

Cultivating Creative Community

We foster a culture of belonging, inclusivity, and equity in our school to initiate positive change in our industries, society, and beyond.

A person is playing VR

Interdisciplinary Experiential Learning

We enhance learning with experiences built on collaboration, exploration, research, and experimentation across creative fields teaching adaptability and leadership skills to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Master of Arts in Design focused on Health Class of 2023 graduates tossing their graduation caps in the air outside the Kendra Scott Center

Support from UT Campus to Career

We are part of a top Tier One research university embedded in a vibrant creative community deep in the heart of Austin, Texas ready to support your journey as a student and alum.