Gain the skills to tackle programming challenges for video games and other software
Based on DigiPen’s renowned college curriculum, our programming courses and workshops teach the foundational programming concepts that form the basis of software programs and video games, including:
- Machine Thinking and Programming Concepts
- Coding standards and best practices
- Java Coding
- Video Game Programming and Math Concepts
- Artificial Intelligence
- Mobile App Development
Game Programming Programs
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Who should take Game Programming courses
The Video Game courses can be a great option for students who want to explore deeper learning in some of the most fundamental and challenging areas of modern computer science.
DigiPen Academy boasts a hands on, multidisciplinary approach to computer science education. Students who are interested in games and looking to maximize options by focusing on the skills and topics that have a broader range of application across technology industries may find that DigiPen Academy Programming Courses are a good fit.
Develop the Skills of a Software Engineer
Students will tackle coursework in topics such as data structure, graphics rendering, computer networks and more.
Study a Broad Spectrum of Computer Science Topics
DigiPen’s Game Programming Course offers a variety of areas of study that focus on the fundamentals necessary to career in this field.
Learn about Video Game Production Interfaces and Networks
Learn about computer networks that aid in the scheduling and organizational aspects of game production. Implement graphical user interfaces (GUIs) that allow users to navigate their application their applications.
Are you a problem solver by nature? Do you marvel at the inner workings of complex systems? Programmers are the true innovators of the modern age, constantly working toward more robust and efficient solutions to the challenges we face.
Video Game Programming Potential Careers:
Integration Engineer, Computer Consultant, Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Publishing Systems Analyst, Software Architect, Software Developer, Systems Coordinator, Software Engineer, Technical Consultant
Example Median Yearly Salary in the Seattle Metro area*:
- Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers - $141,250
- Computer Systems Analysts - $110,290
- Computer Occupations - $94,980
*Source: careeronestop.org, U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021