Considering an Online Game Certification?

Post University has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in game to become successful game developers, game designers, video game designers, video game developers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 3,390 individuals employed as gaming managers in America, and their average annual salary is $74,030.

Game Common Job Tasks
  • using modeling and animation software
  • disseminating knowledge to colleagues
  • planning resources and managing both the team and the process
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Certificate: Game Design and Animation

Post University’s 15-credit Certificate in Game Design & Animation will help students turn their passion for gaming into a career in the growing entertainment game industry. Video games, computer simulations, and virtual reality are playing and will continue to play a prominent role in society. This certificate is geared for students who are seeking a way to enter the exciting world of game design. The curriculum provides students with the main concepts and skills needed to design 3-dimensional interactive games for entertainment. Working in a collaborative environment, students are provided with theoretical knowledge and practical methods that highlight game theory, game genres, design principles, 3D graphics programming, character animation, game engine architectures, and artificial intelligence in games.

Game Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Game Schools (campus and online)

University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Boston University
Total Programs 6
Number of Subjects 124
Rank in USA 32nd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
Carnegie Mellon University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 115
Rank in USA 44th
University of California-Irvine
Total Programs 120
Number of Subjects 90
Rank in USA 49th
Northeastern University
Total Programs 10
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 56th
University of Miami
Total Programs 177
Number of Subjects 151
Rank in USA 69th
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Total Programs 175
Number of Subjects 137
Rank in USA 70th
Rhode Island School of Design
Total Programs 23
Number of Subjects 25
Rank in USA 85th
American University
Total Programs 118
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 97th
Temple University
Total Programs 210
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 105th
Drexel University
Total Programs 125
Number of Subjects 123
Rank in USA 108th
Ohio University-Main Campus
Total Programs 183
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 128th
University of Utah
Total Programs 176
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 129th
Appalachian State University
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 130th
Rochester Institute of Technology
Total Programs 1
Number of Subjects 108
Rank in USA 137th
Chapman University
Total Programs 91
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 139th
Texas Christian University
Total Programs 124
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 142nd