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M.A. in Digital Game Design and Development

The Digital Game Design and Development program at LIU Post offers a project-based curriculum that allows students to develop skills in all areas of game development, including game design, computer programing, and visual design. The program focuses heavily on game creation, so during their time at LIU Post, students will work on several solo and group-based projects, giving them a chance to develop a broad range of game development skills. Before graduating, students complete a capstone thesis project, which can be used as a portfolio piece in a job application or as an independent commercial project.

According to the Entertainment Software Association, the video game industry is growing at a rate four times as fast as the U.S. economy. Upon graduation, students will be ready for a variety of positions in the game industry, such as game designer, programmer, visual designer, and game producer.

The Digital Game Design and Development program is taught in a brand new, state-of-the-art digital games lab featuring 25 computers running OSX and Windows, multiple projectors, a large TV screen, and the latest video game consoles. Students have access to a wide variety of software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Unity, Microsoft Office, and Maya.

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School of Visual and Performing Arts
Department of Media Arts
516-299-2382

Career Opportunities

According to the Entertainment Software Association, the video game industry is growing at a rate four times as fast as the US economy. Upon graduation, students will be ready for positions in the game industry.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

In addition to specific scholarships offered within the School of Visual and Performing Arts, LIU Post recognizes the difficulties students face with financing their education and distributes millions of dollars in aid each year to qualified recipients. For more information call 516-299-2338 or visit Enrollment Services

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