The OU Online M.A. in Art and Technology is a 100% online, 33-credit hour program that can be completed in as few as 18 months. Rooted in both a theory of art and art history, the program’s comprehensive curriculum bridges the world of art, design, and technology by teaching students how to utilize emerging technologies to push the boundaries of digital creation in the 21st century. Graduates of this program will be able to work as graphic designers, animators, game developers, programmers, and more.
Rolling admissions (applications due 14 days before the intended start date).
Fall, Spring, Summer
Master technological competency with a variety of software applications used in the creation of digital art while developing an understanding of key developments in art history and the adaptation of new technology in art production.
Study with experts and practicing artists who have exhibited nationally and internationally and can help build your network while receiving cutting-edge guidance in leveraging your tech skills for creative expression.
Learn in a flexible, affordable online program designed for working professionals. Classes are asynchronous, with optional synchronous sessions available. Engage in discussions with professors and fellow students while you learn new technologies and software used in art production.
OU Online graduates find employment within six months after graduation
OU Online graduates report earning an annual salary of $75,000 or more
OU Online students say the skills they gained in their program made them more competitive in their career field
Take the next step in your career with a degree from the University of Oklahoma. Applications are reviewed year-round for fall, spring, and summer sessions. Choose your program, choose your start, and apply today.
OU Online’s M.A. in Art and Technology program is structured to give students an understanding of key developments in art history and the adaptation of new technologies in art production. Students will master technological competencies across various software used in the emerging art and technology space and learn to critically evaluate the applicability and effectiveness of different technologies and techniques related to art and design.
Graduates will understand the essential principles of game design to create game environments, experimental narratives, and other interactive media. They will learn to present their work, explaining technical and creative decisions regarding their message and chosen medium.
Students can start in the spring, summer, or fall, joining asynchronous and optional synchronous sessions led by world-class OU faculty. All courses in the program are core courses.
History and Theory of Art and Technology
Creative Coding Techniques
Emerging Art and Technology
Video and Sound Techniques
3-D Animation Techniques
Motion Graphics Techniques
Moving Image Production
Game Engine Techniques
Interactive Media Production
Mixed Reality Techniques
As a graduate of the online M.A. in Art and Technology, students will be able to:
To apply to our online M.A. in Art and Technology, students must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or appropriate international equivalent). Applicants should have general computer literacy to apply to this program.
Applicants must complete the following:
The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before classes start. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks of submitting a completed application.
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If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page.
Graduate tuition waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs. OU Online programs qualify for the OU Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver & Fee Exemption, and we encourage you to check your eligibility.
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Like every OU Online program, the M.A. in Art and Technology is built on the foundation of world-class University of Oklahoma faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.
Earning an M.A. in Art and Technology from OU Online gives you the skills to succeed in a growing and evolving field. It also gives you access to career support and an expanded professional network as part of the global OU alumni community. Stand out where the industry is moving while enjoying the potential for higher pay, career advancement, and new opportunities.
Tuition and fees for the program are $26,994 ($818 per credit hour). Books and additional materials are not included.
Once accepted into the program, students must submit a $350 nonrefundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class. There is no application fee for this degree.
We are a top-tier public institution offering high-quality, affordable, professional undergraduate and graduate programs committed to maintaining academic excellence online.
Every OU Online program is built on the foundation of world-class faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.
When you graduate from an OU Online program, you’ll join the network of 250,000 OU alumni and be forever part of the OU family. Become part of the tradition of excellence that OU has established in its 130-year history.