A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields.
While Digital Arts offers degrees up to the Masters degree, most students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students major in Digital Arts all over the country, though the major at the Bachelors degree level sees the most graduates in Florida. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Digital Arts is $39,600.
The University of Texas at Dallas is a top option for students who are interested in pursuing a major in Digital Arts. Students can study up to a Masters degree at the school. The University of Texas at Dallas grants around 255 Bachelors degrees to students majoring in Digital Arts per year. However, Otis College of Art and Design and the University of Central Florida are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
Some of the highest paying careers for Digital Arts majors include Art Directors, Special Effects Artists and Animators and Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary. But, something else to consider is how much demand there is for specific jobs. Positions that are in high need that a degree in Digital Arts can prepare you for are Graphic Designers, Photographers and Art Directors.