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Academics - Why DMAE? Digital Media Arts & Engineering

Master Degree

Mission

The goal of the DMAE program is to be one of the top graduate-level interactive, media and entertainment technology programs in the world. You will work on complex team based projects solving problems using professional tools and pipelines. This professional program is designed to teach leadership, creativity, technical prowess and design excellence in digital media. Earn a Master in Digital Media Arts & Engineering (MDMAE) degree today!

Why should I pursue a master's degree in the field?

  • Develop specialist skills in a focus area
  • Work with teams in a studio environment on consequential projects
  • Refine and hone technical and creative skills
  • Maximize your career potential in a competitive field
  • Discover your leadership potential
  • Accelerate your career

Academics

Earn a MSc in Digital Media Arts & Engineering in a 22 month, twelve course, 45 credit-hour intensive graduate level program. The development of these courses ensures that Louisiana professionals can provide the skill sets conducive to digital media and software development. By addressing immediate industry needs where the knowledge demands on the workforce are increasingly becoming more technical in nature, we combine artistic and scientific training. With complex software tools such as Maya, Nuke, Unity and Houdini, the most sought after employees are able to flank both the technical and creative sides while still being able to specialize.

Undergraduate Minor

LSU’s DMAE Minor offers an interdisciplinary academic program to help students learn the skills they need for careers in the field of video game development, film, animation, web development and digital media.

Participating Departments

The Digital Media Arts & Engineering minor is a collaborative endeavor with seven campus units at LSU. These include:

  • School of Art
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Department of English
  • Manship School of Mass Communication
  • School of Music

DMART Minor (21 hours)

  • DMART is an arts-oriented program
  • Six credit-hours of required course work
  • Twelve credit-hours of electives including three art courses in digital media and one technological course in digital media
  • Three credit-hour capstone class

DMAET Minor (21 hours)

  • DMTECH is an technology-oriented program
  • Six credit-hours of required course work
  • Twelve credit-hours of electives including three technology courses in digital media and one art course in digital media
  • Three credit-hour capstone class