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In today’s digital media landscape, the work of the artist is everywhere — from the captivating beauty of a virtual game environment to the delightful intuitiveness of a well-designed user interface. If you want to create content at a professional level, DigiPen’s art, music, and design degree programs can help you get there.

Wherever your artistic passions lie, these degree programs will help you become a skilled and versatile content creator, capable of communicating any range of ideas and emotions. Learn the skills necessary to create amazing artwork, sounds, and experiences for modern video games, films, and other media.

  • BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    This rigorous program for aspiring digital artists begins with the fundamentals of artistry and culminates in advanced projects creating high-quality games or animated films. By the end of the program, you will have a deep understanding of the production pipelines used in the professional industries.

  • BA in Game Design

    This interdisciplinary degree combines coursework in game design theory, social sciences, and the humanities. Students learn the skills necessary to craft engaging and meaningful experiences for all types of games, applications, and other interactive media.

  • BA in Music and Sound Design

    Want to create music and sophisticated soundscapes for games, VR, film, and other digital media? This degree combines foundational music coursework — including music history, theory, composition, and performance — with practical training in studio recording and sound design.

  • MFA in Digital Arts

    This terminal degree program builds on your artistic foundation as a professional artist. As an MFA candidate, you will hone your craft in digital media, focus on new areas of specialization, and create outstanding work that exemplifies your own artistic voice. This program culminates in an individual thesis project.