After reviewing more than 150 schools with game design programs, Animation Career Review ranked Eastern Kentucky University’s program first in Kentucky and 11th in the south for 2022. Schools were ranked based on academic reputation, employment data, admission selectivity, program depth and breadth, value and graduation rate.
In addition to the on-campus Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Interactive Multimedia, EKU Online offers both an undergraduate and graduate game design certificate.
Complete EKU’s 100% online game design certificate in 12 credit hours. In addition, earning the certificate provides students with the technical skills and real-world knowledge needed to become a leader in the field that is bigger than the film and music industries combined. Students gain advanced understanding in a range of concepts, from aesthetics to immersion, which provides a competitive edge in the job market.
Applicants for the stand-alone game design certificate do not need to be computer science majors or have any previous coding experience. Therefore, this certificate ideal for all students interested in learning more about the exciting field of game design.
Benefits of EKU Online:
- No application fee
- Accelerated 8-week terms
- Multiple start dates
- Reduced tuition for active-duty military members and their spouses
- No campus visits required
- Free online tutoring and career services assistance
- Generous credit transfer policy
- Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees
The internship program matches students with Kentucky-based game developers. In addition, graduates of EKU’s game programs have been recruited by local, independent studios and major studios in the game industry such as Aspyr and Lost Boys Interactive.
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