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BS in Game Design and Development

Prepare for an Exciting Creative Career with a Degree in Game Design

Gaming has been integrated into how we learn, socialize, interact, and gather information. Wilmington University’s undergraduate game design degree program combines the skills of interactive design, video production, graphic design, 3D modeling, and programming to give you the expertise to create video games and simulations for major platforms, consoles, mobile devices, and simulations.

One of the Only Game Development Degree Programs in the Region

Wilmington University’s game design and development degree is one of the only four-year, accredited, video game designer degree programs in the region. Students enjoy the flexibility of day, evening or weekend classes in either 15-week semesters or 7-week blocks, as well as WilmU’s surprisingly affordable tuition.

Take Your Video Game Ideas from Inception to Completion

The Game Design and Development degree program prepares you with the "Gaming Skill Set" that balances the programming courses and design courses needed to understand the pipeline of product creation, as well as an understanding of video and audio techniques, design interfaces and user experiences. On the back end, you’ll learn about project management and how to market your finished product.

Learn Video Game Development in a Hands-On Environment

Attending class in a lab environment that provides access to industry standard, constantly updated gaming software immerses you in the leading-edge technologies necessary for success. Hands-on project work guides you in creating a game developer portfolio to showcase your creations and impress prospective employers.

This program at Wilmington University is Middle States Accredited Wilmington University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
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Finish your game design and development degree faster by transferring credits. 
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,143 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course taken at our
New Castle campus or online. Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your game design degree.

Career and industry outlook for B.S. in Game Design and Development graduates.

Your B.S. in Game Design and Development prepares you for a successful career in a growing industry.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC

11.5% Job Growth

More than 11,000 Annual Openings

$35.80 Median Hourly Earnings

After a brief stint of trying to learn game development on my own, I looked for schools in the area where I could take some classes and meet other people interested in making video games. WilmU was close, affordable, and had conveniently just started a game design program, where I found a few like-minded individuals with whom I could learn, study and work. —Alessandro Pizzini, BS in Game Design & Development
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