Create magic

In this visual effects program, you will expand your animation skills by learning advanced special effects techniques from our industry-expert faculty. You will also develop compositing skills, and learn how to create custom motion capture clips. Your coursework will cover design, marketing and promotion, web and multimedia, medical animation, industrial design, automotive visualization and more.

Best of all, you can earn your M.F.A. in as few as four or five semesters. Throughout, you’ll use the latest technology and build an impressive portfolio to set you apart in today’s competitive market.

What you'll learn in the visual effects animation program

  • Advanced visual effects and compositing skills
  • Custom motion capture clips
  • Motion tracking and rotoscoping

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in a variety of fields with a degree in visual effects animation.

Your M.F.A. will prepare you for a full spectrum of career opportunities, including positions like these:

  • Visual development artist
  • Technical director
  • Texture/surfacing artist
  • Automotive visualization artist
  • Forensic animator
  • Architectural visualization artist

When you graduate, you’ll join an accomplished network of special effects professionals. Our alumni can be found in myriad industry segments and lm credits, including:

  • Blue Sky Studios
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • SA Company
  • Zimmerman Advertising
  • Feature films including GI Joe, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Hercules, The Hobbit, Life of Pi and many more

Estimated tuition

Graduate program tuition is estimated to cost $740 per credit.

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