NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineSchoolsCenter.com, has released a list of 12 best schools for bachelor's in Game Design degree programs. In gathering data from numerous websites emphasis was placed upon the diversity and quality of course work, reputation of institution, format of online course delivery, and the success of students in graduating.
The list of top 12 online Bachelor's in Game Design programs are presented in no particular order. The ranking can be viewed here:
Video game designers are artistic and creative dreamers. They are also technologically savvy and can make a great living doing what they love. According to Game Developer Magazine's annual salary survey, salaried game professionals make an average of around $80,000. Beginning with game descriptions which include plot, character and game play, video game designers work with programmers and artists, collaborating in groups to create exciting video games from beginning to end. After the best game concepts are chosen, different design teams work on the individual components of a game.
Having a bachelor's degree in Video Game Design can equip you to work in any of these specialized groups, depending on your specific interest. Become a Lead Designer, Content Designer, Game Mechanic Designer, Level Designer or Writer to get into the nuts and bolts of each new game design. If you are creative, but find your interests leaning more toward programming, a Video Game Degree can land you a job as Lead Programmer, Artificial Intelligence Programmer, Graphics Programmer, Network Programmer, Tools or Interface Programmer. Are you an artist who loves video games? Choose a career as Art Director, Lead Artist, Concept Artist, Modeler or Animator. Other occupations that become available with this degree are Audio Workers, Executives, Producers or Quality Assurance Testers.
According to researcher and writer, Jared Goff, "In researching online bachelor's degrees in game design, I discovered that modern game design straddles the worlds of tech and art. With hard work, creative spark and tech savvy, game designers create their dreams in digital format and bring countless hours of joy and entertainment to others. A bachelor's degree in game design earned online gives technological dreamers the knowledge and skill needed to embark on a well-paying career in applying their creativity to the digital gaming medium."
The list of 12 schools includes:
Liberty University; Lynchburg, Virginia
Full Sail University; Winter Park, Florida
Savannah College of Art and Design; Savannah, Georgia
Academy of Art University; San Francisco, California
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design; Lakewood, Colorado
Southern New Hampshire University; Manchester, New Hampshire
Baker College; Flint, Michigan
Art Institute of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DeVry University; Chicago, Illinois
Franklin University; Columbus, Ohio
University of Advancing Technology; Tempe, Arizona
Rasmussen College; Maitland, Florida
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Contact: Jared Goff