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GAME DESIGN

GAME DESIGN

GAME DESIGN

Learn Creative Skills
for the Entertainment Industry
Learn Creative Skills for the Entertainment Industry

Game Design is about more than games: The program provides a solid foundation in design, technology, user experience and critical thinking.

Maryville University’s Game Design Concentration is part of the new Interactive Design BFA, which gives you the programming and design skills to make it in the graphic- and interactive-design marketplace. Along with this marketable skill set, you will develop your critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills, learn about game design theory and history, and get up-to-speed on emerging technologies. Courses include design, motion graphics and development, and electives in 3-D modeling, user experience, and more.

 

ALUMNI TESTIMONIAL

WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Students working on game design projects with graphite labs

After just a year into the Game Design program at Maryville University, Michael Treis was offered an internship with Graphite Labs, a game development company. “It was a good learning experience. Afterward, I felt much more prepared, confident and focused.”

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

Maryville Interactive Design graduates have interned and gained employment directly in the field of game design and interactive design including:

• Graphite Labs
• Moosylvania
• Paradowski Creative
• Rivet
• Switch

HLC Accredited
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC
Kiplingers Best College Values Private 2018
Ranked among the best values in private collegesKiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2018
Forbes Americas Top Colleges 2017
Ranked among "America’s Top Colleges" — Forbes, 2017

THE BIG PICTURE

The video game industry has exploded in the last decade, with an estimated $23.5 billion worth of games played each year. For many, a career designing and testing these games would be a dream come true. Game design and development jobs require serious skills. Become a highly qualified graduate to compete for the best jobs in a competitive market.

Game Design Infographic
Game Design Infographic
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Your love of games translates into a diverse and in-demand skill set, and Maryville’s Interactive BFA and Game Design Concentration can give you the edge you’ll need in this competitive industry.

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