George Mason University
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George Mason University

Computer Game Design, MA

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  • Sang Nam
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  • Art and Design Building, 2024
    4400 University Drive, MS 1C3
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • 703-993-4362
  • snam5@gmu.edu

Program Overview

The MA in Computer Game Design prepares graduate students, who may have studied game design at the undergraduate level, or who have degrees in a related technology, humanities, or arts discipline. The program prepares students for employment and further study in the computer game design and development fields, with a curriculum that reflects the gaming industry’s demand for an academically rigorous, technical program coupled with an understanding of the artistic and creative elements of the evolving field of study.

Find degree requirements in the university catalog.

Opportunities

The curriculum is designed to be an academically rigorous technical program coupled with an understanding of the artistic and creative elements of the evolving medium. For Computer Game Design graduate students, unique opportunities are available at the Virginia Serious Game Institute, the only Serious Game Institute in the United States, and concentrates on game-related applied research and new innovative game company cultivation. Our location also gives us access to connections in the Washington, D.C. area and along the east coast.

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