University of North Dakota

Video Game Design and Development

HOURS: 500
TYPE: Career Training Program
FEES: $1995.00 USD


The Video Game Design and Development Online Training Program is the place to start if you’re seeking a professional career as a video game designer and developer. This program is also well-suited for enthusiastic amateurs and gamers looking to explore this exciting field as a recreational endeavor.

This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Prepares You For...

  • Video Game Designer
  • Video Game Developer

What You'll Learn...

In this program you will learn programming and game art skills, how to effectively implement technical game ideas, and how to create your own game.

Competency Checklist:

Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll:

  • Understand the core programming language skills necessary for game development and general application coding
  • Have a sufficient level of proficiency in the areas of mathematics common to almost all game projects
  • Demonstrate the ability to create your own textured, lit, and animated real-time 3D scenes and experience them in modern game engines like the Unreal Engine
  • Build your own complete game and be prepared for larger scale, more advanced projects

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  • Learn in-demand job skills
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  • Set your own pace
  • Affordably priced