Game Programmer Schools: List of Schools with Game Programming Degree Programs

Published Aug 21, 2009

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Students looking for a Game Programming school can attend Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, the Houston Community College System in Texas and the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. Students can pursue Game Programming degrees at the associate and bachelor's level. Following is a description of some related programs as well as a list of schools with Game Programming degree programs.

Details of Game Programming Degree Programs

Associate's Degree Programs

Degrees in Game Programming are commonly offered as Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science. Some programs focus solely on Game Programming, technology and development. Programs in digital animation, interactive media design, multimedia or graphic technology are also appropriate for Game Programmers. Programs associate degree programs focus on applicable skills, including 3-demensional programming, character animation and game development.

Bachelor's Degree Programs

Students pursuing a bachelor's degree program will receive a liberal arts foundation along with the technical skills needed for a career as a Game Programmer. Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in related areas, such as game development and interactive media.

Coursework covers programming, game design and development, 3-dimensional modeling and animation. Some programs integrate elements from other disciplines, such as engineering, art, physics and architecture.

Public and Private Non-Profit Schools with Game Programming Degree Programs

NameTypeStudent PopulationAddressGeneral Information
Miami Dade College4-year, Public54,094300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297(305) 237-8888
Houston Community College System2-year, Public43,5183100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77266-7517(713) 718-2000
College of Southern Nevada4-year, Public37,7586375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164(702) 651-5000
Brigham Young University4-year, Private not-for-profit34,174Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602(801) 422-4636
American River College2-year, Public33,8214700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286(916) 484-8011
University of Southern California4-year, Private not-for-profit33,408University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089(213) 740-2311
Pima Community College2-year, Public32,982401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000(520) 206-4500
Valencia Community College2-year, Public32,870190 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801(407) 299-2187
Broward College2-year, Public31,730225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301(954) 201-7400
Riverside Community College2-year, Public30,9614800 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92506(951) 222-8000 x8979
Mt San Antonio College2-year, Public29,8421100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399(909) 594-5611
East Los Angeles College2-year, Public28,8891301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754-6099(323) 265-8650
Palomar College2-year, Public27,2221140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487(760) 744-1150
University of California-Irvine4-year, Public26,483Irvine, California 92697(949) 824-5011
Santa Rosa Junior College2-year, Public25,6261501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395(707) 527-4011
St Petersburg College4-year, Public25,45014025 58th Street North, Clearwater, Florida 33760(727) 341-4772
Salt Lake Community College2-year, Public25,2354600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123(801) 957-4111
Florida Community College at Jacksonville4-year, Public24,939501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202(904) 632-3000
Mesa Community College2-year, Public24,4701833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202(602) 461-7000
Orange Coast College2-year, Public24,4242701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92628-5005(714) 432-5072
De Anza College2-year, Public24,11521250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014(408) 864-5678
University of Pennsylvania4-year, Private not-for-profit23,9801 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303(215) 898-5000
Montgomery College2-year, Public23,86640 W. Gude Drive, Suite 220, Rockville, Maryland 20850(240) 567-5000
DePaul University4-year, Private not-for-profit23,40155 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604(312) 362-8000

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