IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Music and Arts Technology

Music and Arts Technology

Music, like never before.

Join us as we pioneer musical experiences – from cutting-edge performances, to production, to therapy and more – by maximizing on the advancements available through music and technology integration. Surrounded by the best in the business, a culture of creativity, and top-of-the-line resources and equipment, hit the high notes of innovation with a degree from the Department of Music and Arts Technology.

Music and Arts Technology Programs:


The Music and Arts Technology Program at IUPUI endeavors to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Indiana and beyond through distinctive leadership in research, education, and service. In so doing, we seek to:

  • Foster excellence and innovation in music technology and related contemporary performing arts.
  • Extend the scientific understanding of the relationship between music experience and optimal health.
  • Cultivate student knowledge, aesthetic sense, and appreciation of music and its role in society.
  • Engage local and global communities through music performance and education.
  • Nurture personal creativity through musical experience.

Our Department and degree programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

MAT News

  • CIGT Faculty Member Wins IUPUI Teaching Award

    Rob Elliott, Lecturer of Computer Information Technology, was awarded the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2016. The award was presented at the Chancellor's Academic Honors Convocation in April.

  • IUPUI Professor driven by innovation

    Ali Jafari among those who have spurred innovation through advances in education.

  • Animated Short Film Wins Awards Around the World

    After six years of work and over 29,000 digital paintings later, a team of Indiana artists - including CGT Professor Dan Baldwin - is being recognized around the world for the Short Film entitled "Claire and the Keys."

  • IUPUI Career Fair - April 6th!

    The 2016 IUPUI Spring Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 6, from 1:00-4:00 pm., on the fourth floor of the Campus Center. Whether you're looking for internships, full-time jobs, or are just looking ahead to when you will be doing those searches, this event is for you!

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Department Chair

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Debra Burns, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor

Phone: (317) 278-2014
Office: IT 391

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