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School of Creative Technologies

The School of Creative Technologies at Illinois State combines interdisciplinary arts innovation and integrated technology. It is your entryway to an exciting future in game design or multimedia.

Creative Technologies at a Glimpse

Here is what you can expect when you become a student in our department.

  • Prepare for High Demand Careers

    Game design is one of the fastest growing and profitable opportunities in the entertainment industry. With a focus on Interdisciplinary Technologies, you will be able to do a little bit of everything, a skill employers need and look for.

  • Variety

    Creative Technologies is interdisciplinary. This means you get to experience a variety of topics in art, music, theatre and technology.

  • A Strong Foundation

    There’s a lot to explore in the creative tech field. We help you navigate all the opportunities and start with the fundamentals. From there, you will be able to grow your skillset and focus on an area that inspires you.

  • Flexibility

    Shape your academic experience. Our flexible curriculum puts you in control of what you want to study.

  • Modern Experience

    Our faculty, curriculum, and technology are up-to-date and on par with current trends and developments.

Forge Your Future Path

Make your academic experience unique with a Creative Technologies program. Each path shapes you into a true digital artist.

  • Classroom

    Game Design

    Create, animate, or produce audio for the next big thing in gaming.

  • Where's Reggie

    Interdisciplinary Technologies

    Experience a little bit of everything multimedia, including digital video and sound, computer graphics, theatre design, and web.

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    Audio and Music Production

    Ground up your skills from a unique blend of sound, technology, and art.

Earn a Master's in Creative Technologies

Receive advanced training for a career in digital and interactive media production.

Our undergraduate programs let you earn a bachelor and master degree with an extra year or year and a half.
Learn about our accelerated opportunity

We also offer a traditional graduate degree.
Learn more about the MS in Creative Technologies degree

Be Part of a Creative Community

Join others who share your passion for the arts and technology.

Student Life

Dive deeper into your interests while meeting new people and having fun. Our Creative Technologies organizations are open to all majors.

Learn more about our registered student organizations

Esports

Compete in a variety of titles.

Connect with Esports

Redbird Gaming

Play with gamers who share your interests.

See what is offered

Faculty

Faculty and Staff

Meet the talented professors, performers, and professionals with whom you will be working.

Meet our people

News and Events

See what is happening in Creative Technologies.

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International student Prince Kessie came to Illinois State University with some trepidation about being so far from home and family. He also came with plenty of determination to pursue a graduate degree in Creative Technologies (CTK). Once here, the kindness of strangers-turned-friends has made all the difference. 

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