The goal of the DMAE major (SDMAE) 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 initial program is designed to teach leadership, creativity, technical prowess and design excellence in digital media. Earn a Master of Science in Digital Media Arts & Engineering (MS DMAE) today!
Why should I pursue a master's degree in the field?
Earn a Master of Science in Digital Media Arts & Engineering for a 22 month, twelve course, 45 credit-hour intensive initital graduate level program. The development of these courses ensures that Louisiana can provide the skill sets conducive to digital media and software development industries. 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.
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.
The Digital Media Arts & Engineering minor is a collaborative endeavor with seven campus units at LSU. These include:
Available for Classwork
This is a list of the most used software and hardware and is being added to regularly. The DMAE lab is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We also have license servers set up for the majority of software to access on a personal computer from home from a VPN connection.
*Adobe CC licenses are only valid on campus in the labs. Houdini, Maya, Nuke, Zbrush and Substance use license servers and can be accessed off campus. GameMaker requires a login username and password that you can request. More information can be found in the classroom GitHub repository.