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.
Active Video Gaming compared to Treadmill Walking and TV watching in Obese Children and Adolescents
Publication: The FASEB Journal Authors: Webb Smith, Ryan Moran, Caroline Fu and Trent Scott Abstract: Background: Screen time and physical inactivity have dramatically increased in […]
A Blended Web-Based Gaming Intervention on Changes in Physical Activity for Overweight and Obese Employees: Influence and Usage in an Experimental Pilot Study
Publication: JMIR Serious Games Authors: Tessa Kouwenhoven-Pasmooij, Suzan Robroek, Sui Wai Ling, Joost van Rosmalen, Elisabeth van Rossum, Alex Burdorf and Myriam Hunink Abstract: Background: […]
The effects of video game therapy on balance and attention in chronic ambulatory traumatic brain injury: an exploratory study
Publication: BMC Neurology Authors: Sofia Straudi, Giacomo Severini, Amira Sabbagh Charabati, Claudia Pavarelli, Giulia Gamberini, Anna Scotti and Nino Basaglia Abstract: Background: Patients with traumatic […]