FAQ


There have been 26 graduates from the Digital Media Arts & Engineering program since 2016.

24 students have graduated with DMAET minor from 2016-2020 and 103 students with the DMART minor from 2010-2020.

Fall 2021 Enrollment in the DMAE minors are 48 in DMART and 40 in DMAET.

There are too many graduates with the minor degrees for the department to track but we are tracking where graduates are working. We have Digital Media Arts & Engineering degree graduates working at Bank of America, Baton Rouge Community College, Bungie, Electronic Arts, High Voltage, Infosys, Interlock Media, inXile, King Crow Studios, Knock Knock Children's Museum, Lasell University, , LSU, MachineMetrics, Microsoft XBOX Live, New Orleans Pelicans, Niantic, Pixel Dash and WBRZ TV.

Multiple careers are available in Visual Effects, Video Games, Animation, Serious Games, Virtual Production, Simulations, Educational Softaware and much more. Creative Assembly created a great poster with various Games Industry Careers: Skills and Software Across Multiple Disciplines. Epic also has an excellent webpage on Epic Careers.

The first day of classes will be on January 18th, 2022. Keep looking for updates at the LSU Corona Virus Webpage

Application deadline is May 15th, try and apply as early as possible.

Application deadline is October 1st, 2020 for international students and October 15th. Try and apply as early as possible.

  • Adobe After Effects 22.11
  • Adobe Animate 22.0.2
  • Adobe Audition 22.11
  • Adobe Illustrator 26.0.2
  • Adobe Photoshop 23.1
  • Adobe Premiere Pro 22.1.2
  • Adobe Substance Designer 11.3.1
  • Adobe Substance Painter 7.4.1
  • Adobe Substance 3D Stager 1.1.1
  • Adobe Substance 3D Sampler 3.1.2
  • Adobe XD 45.1.62
  • Autodesk Maya to Arnold 5.0.0.2
  • Autodesk Maya 2022_3_ML
  • Box for file access
  • Epic Unreal 4.27 & 5.0.0
  • Git 2.34.1-64-bit (with Bash)
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Foundry Katana 5.0V1
  • Foundry Nuke 13.1v1
  • Keyshot 9.3.14
  • Marmoset Toolbag 4.036
  • Microsoft VS Code 1.63.1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 16.11
  • Pixelogic Zbrush 2021.6.4
  • SideFX Houdini 19.0.455
  • Arnold for Houdini 6.0.2.0
  • Steam, Vive & Oculus drivers
  • Unity 2021.2.7
  • YoyoGames GameMaker 2.3.7.606

The Digital Media Arts & Engineering Program's CIP code is 11.0804.

The DMAE program is part of LSU's accreditation with the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD). A list of all degrees can be found in their Accredited Institution List.

You can find the up to date list of exempted countries here

For more information regarding residency status, see PM-31 and Louisiana residency for tuition purposes.

If you are a resident of Alabama, you can qualify for the Academic Common Market getting the same tuition rate as an in-state student. More information can be found at SREB.