Master in Interactive Design and Game Development

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

Master in Interactive Design and Game Development

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

It's not just a game — it's a career

At SCAD, we take games seriously. Our interactive design and game development program has won the top prize in the E3 College Game Competition for two years running, along with receiving praise from The Princeton Review and Animation Career Review. From participation in professional conferences to opportunities to collaborate with industry giants, our students have every chance to capitalize on their passion for interactive design. We'll provide the top-of-the-line tools, the outstanding faculty and the advanced curriculum you need — you just bring your A-game.

M.A. in interactive design and game development

Available at: - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning

  • ITGM 502 Game Design Perspectives*
  • ITGM 503 Design Methods for Interactivity*
  • ITGM 505 Game Art Methods*
  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • CLC 580 Collaboration†
  • ITGM 705 Interactive Design and Media Application
  • ITGM 706 Game Design Documentation‡
  • ITGM 709 Visual Interface and Information Design‡
  • ITGM 710 Character Development§
  • ITGM 715 Interactive Web Design§
  • ITGM 719 Scripting for Interactivity#
  • ITGM 721 Environments for Games#
  • ITGM 723 Human-centered Interactive Design
  • ITGM 748 Interactive Design and Game Development M.A. Final Project

— 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective† — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective

Total course of study: 45 hours*

M.F.A. in interactive design and game development

Available at: - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning

  • ITGM 502 Game Design Perspectives*
  • ITGM 503 Design Methods for Interactivity*
  • ITGM 505 Game Art Methods*
  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • CLC 580 Collaboration†
  • ITGM 705 Interactive Design and Media Application
  • ITGM 706 Game Design Documentation‡
  • ITGM 709 Visual Interface and Information Design‡
  • ITGM 710 Character Development§
  • ITGM 715 Interactive Web Design§
  • ITGM 719 Scripting for Interactivity#
  • ITGM 721 Environments for Games#
  • ITGM 723 Human-centered Interactive Design
  • ITGM 749 ITGM Portfolio and Business Practices
  • ITGM 755 Thesis Studio I: Exploration and Prototype Research
  • ITGM 765 Thesis Studio II: Application and Production
  • ITGM 779F Graduate Field Internship¶
  • ITGM 779T Graduate Teaching Internship¶
  • ITGM 790 Interactive Design and Game Development M.F.A. Thesis

— 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective† — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours*

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Careers in interactive and game development

Become an interactive designer. Become a web designer. Become a game designer. At SCAD, professionals visit with students every quarter, interviewing for positions and reviewing portfolios. Recent visitors include representatives from Zynga, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Crystal Dynamics and Activision. These opportunities reflect our status as one of the world’s most acclaimed universities for the study of interactive design and game development.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Game designer
  • Concept artist
  • Online games developer/designer
  • Interface designer
  • Modeler/texture artist
  • Level designer
  • Web designer
  • Environmental artist
  • UI/UX designer

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Epic Games
  • Sucker Punch Productions
  • Firaxis Games
  • Frog Design
  • 24 Caret Games
  • Autodesk Gameware
  • Google
  • Blizzard
  • Bemis Balkind
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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