New York Institute Of Technology

College of Arts and Sciences

Digital Art & Design, M.F.A.


1855 Broadway (at 61st Street)

New York City, NY 10023

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Digital Arts and Design

Format: Campus

Program Description:

New York Tech's Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Digital Art & Design is a diverse program with a long history. The Digital Art and Design department is the birthplace of Pixar Animation Studios, and has remained on the leading edge of applied digital media studies. With concentrations in Graphic Design, Animation, and Fine Arts & Technology, students have the option to gain hands-on skills using the latest technologies including a 36-camera motion capture lab, 3-D printing devices, immersive environments, and more. You will graduate with the skills and portfolio you need for continued success in your career.

Address complex problems and creative research in areas of design including content, print, web, interactive design, exhibition design, and interface design. Our M.F.A. program in graphic design emphasizes professional workflow, including concept development, logistical planning, technical implementation, and production, culminating in a final design thesis project.

Our Art & Technology Master of Fine Arts program gives you the tools to express your inspiration through new media forms and technologies. Develop creative artwork that utilizes a combination of traditional and digital processes to produce digital imagery, physical objects, time-based media, installations, game environments, and virtual reality. Push the boundaries of new media and explore emerging technologies in areas such as motion capture, 3-D scanning and printing, programming, and augmented reality.

In our Computer Graphics/Animation M.F.A. program, you’ll take courses that emphasize creative thinking; character, storytelling, and storyboard development; digital compositing; and special effects experimentation. In the program, you’ll develop a competitive portfolio of innovative computer animation that reflects your personal style.


Middle States

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL of 79, IELTS of 6.0, or PTE of 53.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,320 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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