Information Technology - Game Development, Associate in Applied Science Degree

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Program Description for IT - Game Development

Game Development is a $10 billion industry! While you think of Game Development in the “big cities,” we are excited to see that job opportunities are popping up in Iowa! The SCC Game Development program gives you a strong foundation in design and programming to prepare you for a career in the industry, and it also gives you some entrepreneurial skills for those wanting to develop and market mobile apps on their own.

Our curriculum is constantly evolving as we continue to reach out to employers to provide our graduates with the most current and employable skills.


Award Options for IT - Game Development

  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Certificate - Web Game Development

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Job Outlook for IT - Game Development

Job opportunities in the Game Development industry vary greatly. Some of the positions include: Designers, Programmers, Artists, Audio Technicians, and Testers. The Occupational Handbook lists the Software Development area as growing faster than between the years of 2012 and 2022.

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The experts agree that opportunities in IT are only growing, and more opportunities translate into higher pay. Certifications place you in a position to take advantage of them. We offer free Microsoft MTA Certification testing to our active IT students. Microsoft offers a certification exam in Game Development Fundamentals!