A career in video game designing and development has become a flourishing career option in today’s time. There are lots of career aspirants who want to upgrade their skills and knowledge by obtaining a relevant professional qualification from reputed institutions.
Western Iowa Tech Community College, USA offers two associate degrees with different options such as Associate of Applied Science Degree in Video Game Design – Artistic Track and Associate of Applied Science Degree in Video Game Design – Scripting Track at an estimated educational cost of US $3,990 a year. An associate degree is offered as a fulltime on-campus program with course duration of two to three years.
Kalamazoo Valley Community College, USA is also a popular destination for a professional program titled, Associate of Applied Science in Video Game Art. Tuition fee is about $152 per credit/unit of the program. This is a two year duration full time associate degree program.
Elmhurst College, USA is mainly known for its ‘Major in Computer Game and Entertainment Technology’ program. It is offered as an independent major study program with a tuition fee of about US $27,270 a year.
Michigan State University is known for an independent major program in game designing and development called ‘Specialization in Game Design and Development’ which is offered at an estimated educational cost of US $25772 for 15 credits per semester.
University of Denver conducts two reputed courses in the discipline of game development and both of these courses are offered as bachelor level qualifications such as BA in Game Development and BS in Game Development. Cost of each program is about US $32976 per year and course duration is between three and four years. Study mode is as full time university education.
Northwest Vista College, USA has a professional program on Game Development and this program viz. A.A.S. in Game Development with Specialization in Game Production is a full time associate degree with a tuition fee of about US $300 per credit / unit.
Specialization programs in Game Design and Development’ are conducted at the campuses of the Gogebic Community College, USA also. Major two programs in this field are offered as associate degree programs and these are titled as ‘Associate of Applied Science in Computer Game Design Specialty – Graphic Communications Emphasis’ and ‘Associate of Applied Science in Computer Game Design Specialty – Information Technology Option’
The Game Design program taught at the Foothill College, USA is known as “AS in Video and Computer Game Design” and this is a very popular professional program in the field of computer game designing. Cost of this program is approximately US $5,148 a year and course id offered as a full time associate degree program with a course length of two to three years. Course start dates are thrice a year i.e. in the months of January, April and September respectively.
Besides, an Associate degree in Applied Science in Gaming is available at the Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee; a B.S. in Computer Science – Computational Modeling at the University of the Pacific and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Game Technology at the Mesa Community College.