Art + Animation · Game Design · Game Programming · Music + Sound Design
Experience college-level courses at one of the Top 5 Video Game Design Schools
DigiPen Academy offers a wide range of programs that prepare high school students for study and careers in fields requiring creative digital skills: Art & Animation, Game Design, Video Game Programming, and Music & Sound Design.
Over the past two decades, the students who have learned to draw, code, program, and design with us, have gone on to excel at some of the world’s leading tech companies, video game studios, and start-ups. Our programs have been the first step in preparing them for careers that include:
- Game developers and designers
- Software and application developers
- Audio engineers
- Film composers
- Digital interface designers
- Software engineers
- Creative directors
Get ready for college. Explore a career. Build your skills.
Choose from 4 in-demand fields of study
When you’re enrolled in our 4-week Pre-College Summer Program, DigiPen Academy can give you a head start on post-secondary coursework, help you explore a STEAM career, or let you dive deeper into a passion.
Our four course tracks are designed to both industry and college-level acceptance standards – and we teach using the same technology you will use in your career.
The DigiPen experience is unique in that, along with technical skills, we also develop the entrepreneurial mindset students need to succeed in a demanding industry. Our instructors focus on each student’s individual growth, goals, and talents to help them develop the skills, confidence, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities that will help them in every aspect of their lives.
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