Turn a passion for video games into a challenging and profitable future! The video game industry generates revenues in excess of $10 billion each year and continues to grow. The simulation industry is even more massive, with the U.S. Army alone planning to invest $100 million in training games and simulations over the next two to three years.
Whether you want to design video games, reconstruct crime scenes or program military simulations, as a gaming degree holder from DeVry, you'll have specialized programming skills that will put you in extremely high demand. Plus, you'll be prepared to choose from a number of exciting careers as a game designer, working on projects that engage the imagination, spark an adrenaline rush or may even contribute to national security.
Prepare for a Career Where Work Equals Play
Some of agencies and companies that offer simulation and gaming careers include
- The Army and other government agencies
- Defense companies
- Police forces
- Flight simulation software manufacturers
- Computer consulting firms
- Gaming companies like EA Sports and ESPN
- Design and entertainment studios
- Corporate training companies
- Computing companies like Microsoft
- Automotive design companies
Hone Your Skills as a Game Designer and Get the Career You Want
As you earn your gaming degree, you'll master coding languages such as C++ and C#, artificial intelligence, industry-standard software packages, game engine development, multiplayer game programming, visual design fundamentals, and much more, preparing you to program, develop and design video games and complex simulations, from crime scene reconstruction to corporate training software.
Graduates of DeVry's Game and Simulation Programming bachelor's degree program are prepared for all these careers and more! Through a mix of informative classes and hands-on experience, you learn the fundamental concepts, theory and skills that a game designer needs to succeed.
DeVry gaming degree holders will be prepared to develop entertainment software for:
- Console Systems
- Personal Computers
- Handheld digital devices
- Multi-player online games
- Coin-operated arcade games
- Computer-based casino games
DeVry graduates will also be prepared to create simulations used in:
- Crime scene reconstruction
- Corporate training
- Military training
- Aircraft simulation
The GSP program is designed to produce graduates who are able to:
Apply higher level math and science to programming multidimensional dynamic imagery in interactive computer programs.
Create game and simulation software programs that employ contemporary application functionality.
Apply software engineering and project management skills to game and simulation development.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Participate effectively in project team environments.
Courses are offered online, in-class and a combination of both.