The Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University offers a unique two-year Master of Entertainment Technology (MET) degree. Through our curriculum, we emphasize leadership, innovation and communication by creating challenging experiences where students learn how to collaborate, experiment, and iterate solutions.

Standard Curriculum
Semester 1 Fundamentals of the ETC
Improvisational Acting
Visual Storytelling
Building Virtual Worlds
9 units
9 units
12 units
24 units
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54 units
Semester 2 Interdisciplinary Project – I
One Elective
36 units
9-12 units
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45-48 units
Semester 3 Interdisciplinary Project – II
One Elective
36 units
9-12 units
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45-48 units
Semester 4 Interdisciplinary Project – III
One Elective
36 units
9-12 units
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45-48 units

There are two variations to the standard curriculum requirements:

– Integrated Co-Op: during the second year of study (semesters 3 or 4) students can apply for a semester academic co-op with a company.
– Accelerated Master’s Program: students accepted into the ETC through an accelerated master’s program from an ETC-approved undergraduate program complete the first semester curriculum, followed by two project course semesters. (CMU CS / NUS CS)

Students in an accelerated master’s program are not eligible for co-ops, as all students must take two project courses during their studies. The varying routes through the MET enable students to make the most of their educational opportunities while they’re at the ETC. The ETC curriculum balances educational goals, professional development, and engaging experiences; as our students learn, work and play.

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