Use your creativity to bring all kinds of ideas to life, from animation to production simulations, and from game development to web design.

Computer Graphics Technology

Computer Graphics Technology

A major in Purdue's Computer Graphics Technology Program

Note: The last date of admission to this program is Fall 2022.

In Purdue’s computer graphics technology program, you will turn your ideas (and ideas of others) into 3D models, digital animations, videos, interactive products, and more. Wherever people need to visualize a final product or another world, the skills of a computer graphics graduate can help.

The CGT degree focuses on entertainment and media design. Courses include topics such as 3D modeling, animation, game development, web programming & design, graphic design, illustration, photography, digital audio, and video production.


  • Take advantage of the flexible curriculum to specialize in an area based on your interests and talents
  • Benefit from faculty experience in computer graphics careers
  • Gain industry-standard experience in facilities with the latest technologies
  • Improve your career prospects with real-world projects that allow you to work alongside faculty and for actual clients.

Computer Graphics


This degree is offered at the following locations:

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Advisor: Christy Snip
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Advisor: Allison Buddemeyer
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Advisor: Christy Tollett
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Advisor: Katelyn Clark
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