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U.S. Colleges and Universities Offering Video Game Courses & Degrees

The video game industry offers a rewarding and lucrative career path for aspiring designers, developers, and programmers. In 2015-2016, a record 406 American colleges, universities, and technical schools are offering programs in video game-related topics – preparing more students for careers in the $21 billion-per-year entertainment software industry. View our complete list of schools by program offerings and location.

Degree programs range from awarding professional certificates and associate degrees to bachelor and master’s degrees. Schools recently adding such programs include University of Delaware, University of Florida, Lock Haven University, Texas A&M University and University of Wisconsin-Madison. A number of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), including Howard University and Kentucky State University, were also new to the list this year.

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