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Masters Programs in Game Design in North America 2021

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.  Game design uses art, graphic design, writing, and computer programming to create original and unique video game content. Game design may be used to create different fo… Read more

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

Game design uses art, graphic design, writing, and computer programming to create original and unique video game content. Game design may be used to create different forms of entertainment as well as educational programs that can be used in schools or as part of employee training.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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Universal Arts School
Los Angeles, USA +2 More

Learn to program within the most used video game engines on the market, UNREAL ENGINE and UNITY. You will learn and / or delve into languages such as C ++, C and C #. In this ... +

Learn to program within the most used video game engines on the market, UNREAL ENGINE and UNITY. You will learn and / or delve into languages such as C ++, C and C #. In this training, all sections of Video Games programming are learned in depth and you are prepared to present a final project. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Explore the simulation, edutainment, or visualization landscape as you enhance your game design and development skills to create truly innovative games.

Explore the simulation, edutainment, or visualization landscape as you enhance your game design and development skills to create truly innovative games. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park, USA

The Mobile Gaming master of science degree program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for effective and creative mobile game design, produ ... +

The Mobile Gaming master of science degree program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for effective and creative mobile game design, production, and delivery. In this program, you’ll conduct graduate-level mobile gaming research, explore emerging technologies, and apply theoretical concepts to game design and development. You’ll demonstrate your knowledge in a culminating thesis – and by creating a fully playable mobile game of your own design. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 

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Academy of Art University
San Francisco, USA

The MFA Game Development program allows students to further their careers by synthesizing traditional art and design fundamentals with today’s groundbreaking technologies. Stu ... +

The MFA Game Development program allows students to further their careers by synthesizing traditional art and design fundamentals with today’s groundbreaking technologies. Students level up their skills through hands-on prototyping of game mechanics and art creation, followed by creating a thesis project and an industry-quality portfolio. -
Master
Full-time
6 semesters
English
Campus
Online
 
Laguna College of Art and Design LCAD
Laguna Beach, USA

Laguna College of Art + Design’s Game Design MFA seeks to advance the art, science, and culture of play by creating a context for advanced study and innovative work. LCAD’s Ga ... +

Laguna College of Art + Design’s Game Design MFA seeks to advance the art, science, and culture of play by creating a context for advanced study and innovative work. LCAD’s Game Design MFA is an online 2-year terminal Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) degree that allows you to explore the design and development of games as a creative practice. The program offers a unique, multidisciplinary approach that bridges the gap between theory and practice in game design. The Game Design MFA online curriculum is centered on the processes of both the creation and the development of games. The program acknowledges that games are responsible for providing much more than mere entertainment; they also are meaningful products of a thriving global economy that illuminate truths about our world, our societies, and ourselves. LCAD’s Game Design MFA is structured in such a way that will empower you with both the knowledge base and the skill sets to ensure that your own meaningful game design enterprises are economically impactful and sustainable. Our Game Design program will develop your creative skills and enhance your potential as a game designer, developer, and entrepreneur. Select program candidates will create a graduate-level game development environment, replicating that which reflects the current industry model, nurturing advanced skills in design, research, and development, leadership, and marketing in the creative art of game design. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Universal Arts School
Los Angeles, USA +2 More

Learn the techniques and knowledge necessary to design the content and rules that shape any video game, board game, or serious game. From the phase of generating the idea, to ... +

Learn the techniques and knowledge necessary to design the content and rules that shape any video game, board game, or serious game. From the phase of generating the idea, to the phase of production and launch. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
Universal Arts School
Los Angeles, USA +1 More

The most complete education for creating video games. Learn industry techniques to create fantastic worlds, design racing cars, create legendary heroes and villains or prepare ... +

The most complete education for creating video games. Learn industry techniques to create fantastic worlds, design racing cars, create legendary heroes and villains or prepare sports competitions, as well as bring them to life to include them in a video game. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Spanish
Campus
Online
 
Universal Arts School
Los Angeles, USA +1 More

Learn to equip your video games with artificial intelligence. Learn to program within the most used video game engines on the market, UNREAL ENGINE and UNITY. You will learn a ... +

Learn to equip your video games with artificial intelligence. Learn to program within the most used video game engines on the market, UNREAL ENGINE and UNITY. You will learn and/or deepen in languages ​​such as JavaScript, C ++, HTML, PHP, MySQL, Three.js and C #. In this 8-month master, all the sections of the Videogames program are learned in depth and prepare you to present a final project. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Spanish
Campus
Online
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park, USA

The Game Design master of science program prepares you for a specialized role in the gaming industry by teaching the skills needed to contribute to multidisciplinary developme ... +

The Game Design master of science program prepares you for a specialized role in the gaming industry by teaching the skills needed to contribute to multidisciplinary development teams. The coursework focuses on user experience research, production, and design - culminating with a game capstone experience. You’ll choose a track that allows you to focus on your chosen area of expertise, whether that’s working as a user experience researcher, producer, or game designer to create and publish games, or specializing in a genre or industry niche to evaluate and enhance existing real-world products. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 

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