A MS in computer graphics technology will improve your leadership skills in UX design, animation, information visualization, game design and more.

MS in Computer Graphics Technology

The Department of Computer Graphics Technology touches all aspects of computer graphics, from animation to scientific visualization, and from user experience to game studies. The mission of the Master of Science program in Computer Graphics Technology is to prepare graduates for leadership positions in computer graphics professions and to advance the knowledge in the application and teaching of computer graphics through applied research, publishing, presentations, and teaching.

We offer a range of coursework and opportunities for specialization, with four primary focus areas:

  • UX Design
  • Animation
  • Games
  • Information Visualization

With these primary focus areas to choose from and numerous areas of faculty specialty in other fields such as computational art, building information modeling, and product lifecycle management, graduate students are able to customize their plan of study to meet their professional objectives. Real-world projects and research opportunities help students put theory into practice, building a foundation for future growth in their chosen discipline. As of Fall 2018, we have over 65 students enrolled in our residential program.

What can I do?

Technical Director
UX Designer
Data Analyst
Game Developer

Where can I go?

Deloitte
Salesforce
Google
Dreamworks

Animation

Gain leadership skills and network with other experts to jumpstart your career in this high-tech industry. Make the connections you need to succeed.

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Games

Focus on the use of games for sustainable energy, therapy and medicine, entertainment, information visualization and more to be a leader in the field of game design.

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Information Visualization

study the (interactive) visual representations of abstract data, scientific data, and other sources of information to reinforce human cognition.

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UX Design

Students learn methods, principles and theories of design. Human-centered design aims to create products and services that are “user-friendly.”

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Other Areas

a diverse plan of study that could incorporate elements of computer graphics programming, BIM, PLM, and computational art in relation to the other four focus areas

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Graduate Concentrations

UX Design

Perceptualization and Scientific Visualization

 

Other Affiliations

The CGT MS program participates in the Computational Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.

About the school/department

The Department of Computer Graphics Technology touches all aspects of computer graphics, from animation to scientific visualization, and from user experience to game studies. Research projects on these topics push the boundaries of how the medium can be used, while the variety of degree options to prepare students to be practitioners and managers in an array of computer graphics-related careers.

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Graduate Contacts

Colin Gray 765-494-6363
Nicoletta Adamo 3179662508

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