Game Design

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Boston

Why Game Design?

The Graduate Certificate in Game Design offers a practice-oriented approach to the art and science of game making.

Game design is one of the fastest growing fields in entertainment, business, and education. From healthcare to political science, companies use games to educate their constituents and enhance employee skills.

The Game Design Graduate Certificate offers a practice-oriented approach to the art and science of game making. The program emphasizes visual design and programming for video games, and fosters conceptual understanding of the principles of game design for all varieties of games – from educational board games to iPhone games.

Courses in this program also serve as a concentration in the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media.


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Unique Features

  • The program is designed to emphasize visual design and programming for video games, and foster conceptual understanding of the principles of game design for all varieties of games
  • Courses in this program also serve as a concentration in the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media

What you'll study

General Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Game Design General Requirements
DGM 6122 - Foundations of Digital Storytelling
4.00
DGM 6308 - Intermediate Programming for Digital Media
4.00
DGM 6400 - Game Design Fundamentals
4.00
DGM 6403 - Game Engine Fundamentals
4.00
DGM 6405 - Game Development
4.00

Note: For DGM 6308 Intermediate Programming for Digital Media, you must take a Test to qualify, if not, take DGM 6108.

Did You Know?

Communications and digital media jobs are expected to grow by more than 83K by 2022 (US Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Stackable Certificate:

This certificate can stack into the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media.

Average Time to Completion

1-1.5 Years

Commitment

Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

No


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