About the Game Development Certificate

The Game Development Certificate is a specialization in the Digital Media AAS. It shows a specialization in game development and prepares you for entry-level work in the gaming industry. Completing the certificate prepares you to begin in the field as a game tester.

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Total Cost of Game Development Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $3,749.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 24

Weeks to Complete: 32

Digital Media Degree and Certificate Requirements

Game Development Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

What makes MCC's Game Development Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

In addition to the Game Development Certificate, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Game Development Certificate (CIP 10.0304 )

Total Game Development Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,640.00 $9,292.00 $11,279.00 $11,279.00
Additional Game Development Certificate Costs $1,109.00 $1,109.00 $1,109.00 $1,109.00
Program Total $3,749.00 $10,401.00 $12,388.00 $12,388.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with a Game Development Certificate?

Occupations that Game Development Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Multimedia Artists and Animators 27-1014

How will MCC's Game Development Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

Ask about internship opportunities.

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What have graduates gone on to do?

Some graduates have gone on to become game testers. Others have gone on for their four-year degree in game development and are working at Chicago area companies in game development.

Outside of the Classroom

Many students are involved in the Game Development Club.


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