Computer Graphics Technology

 

Where technical meets creative

Expanding the boundaries of technology and creativity.

department of Computer Graphics Technology

Our career-ready majors touch 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.

EXPLORE OUR MAJORS

UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

  • Animation and Visual Effects

    Dive into the world of animation and visual effects, where artistic expression meets technical mastery. This program prepares students for careers in film, gaming, and beyond, emphasizing storytelling, digital modeling, and cutting-edge techniques.

  • Data Visualization

    This program transforms data enthusiasts into experts in crafting visual narratives. Students learn to make complex data understandable, using advanced tools for impactful insights in various professional fields.

  • Game Development

    For those passionate about gaming, this program offers a deep dive into game design and development. Students gain skills in programming, narrative creation, and industry trends, aiming for innovation in the gaming world.

  • Themed Entertainment Design

    Design and create immersive attractions and experiences, bringing stories to life with a blend of artistic vision, technical skill, and narrative expertise.

  • UX Design

    Focused on crafting outstanding user experiences, this program combines design principles with technology. Students develop skills in user research, problem-solving, and communication, essential for creating intuitive digital products.

  • Web Programming and Design

    This program caters to aspirants passionate about building websites and web applications. It covers everything from coding to UX/UI design, preparing students for diverse careers in the digital world.

GRADUATE MAJORS

  • MS in Computer Graphics Technology

    Dive deep into the expansive field of computer graphics, spanning animation, data visualization, game development, user experience, and web programming. Elevate your skills and prepare for leadership with hands-on, real-world-focused studies!

  • Ph.D. in Technology

    This doctoral program addresses tomorrow's technology needs by developing your skills in advanced interdisciplinary research, as well as in product, service and process creation management for work in technology-dependent enterprises.

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FEATURED FACULTY

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Computer Graphics Technology Department

Knoy Hall
Room 363
401 N. Grant St. 
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: 765-494-7505
Email: cgtinfo@purdue.edu

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