The scope of careers in the fields of game arts, simulation arts and game development is tremendous and therefore there are a large number of international students who aspire to gain a well respected professional qualification in the disciplines of game development, game arts and simulation arts.
US academic institutions such as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Raritan Valley Community College and Westwood College are very famous for their professional qualifications provided in the subjects of game development, game arts and simulation arts and therefore these academic institutions have become major education centres for acquiring professional degrees in this field.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers various Bachelor of Science degrees in game development and simulation arts for international students. Major professional qualifications awarded by the institute are B.S. Degree in Games and Simulation Arts and Science – Cognitive Science; B.S. Degree in Games and Simulation Arts and Science – Electronic Arts; B.S. Degree in Games and Simulation Arts and Science – Human-Computer Interaction and B.S. Degree in Games and Simulation Arts and Science – Management. Educational cost of the program is approximately US $36,950 a year for overseas students. All these courses are four year duration bachelor degrees and are conducted as full time on-campus study programs.
Raritan Valley Community College, USA
Raritan Valley Community College conducts a well known associate degree in game development with the course title ‘Associate of Applied Science Degree in Game Development’. This associate degree is available for various course durations and is generally conducted as two year duration full time regular academic program.
Westwood College, USA
Westwood College conducts game development and game art academic programs at its Anaheim Campus and Denver North Campus. Westwood College – Anaheim Campus is famous for a professional degree in game art and design. This Bachelor of Science in Game Art and Design may cost an overseas student about US $4921 per term and course duration is generally three years. Westwood College – Denver North Campus is a popular education destination for a bachelor level qualification in game art, Bachelor of Science in Game Art. The course cost is approximately US $4921 per term and course duration is three years. All these programs are conducted as full time regular academic programs.