List of Accredited Online Degrees

A concentration within the Computer Science and Information Technology curriculums is the study of graphics and gaming. The need for well-educated and skilled graphic designers will contribute the visual aspects to the computer programs in common use. The graphics and gaming departments of many higher education institutions have seen new exposure and increase in interest with the evolving modern interactive entertainment venues. The new culture of state-of-the-art graphics and animation techniques are being integrated into many games, movies, advertisements, multi-media outlets and business developments.

The emerging technology of computer created imagery being used in more than video games and cartoons has paved the way for an established and sought after degree program for many like-minded individuals to succeed in the computer science industry focusing on graphics and gaming. Interactive media has taken the lead role for students wishing to pursue career opportunities in many industries. The important role of skilled designers is valuable in positions involving art, animation, creative design, simulated technology, human/computer interfaces and production managers.

The multifaceted blend of art, computer science and technology can prepare students to develop 2D, 3D, first person perspective, third person perspective and top down perspective types of gaming scenarios. The core computer science courses are supplemented with the intricate understanding of specific programming language to start the foundation of gaming and/or graphics programs.

Graduates of a Computer Science degree with a focus in graphic arts and gaming will be able to enter the modern world of computer technology with the most current and competitive knowledge of hardware and software developments required for entry-level career positions.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

sponsored listings

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Design / Animation

Gains in video gaming, motion graphics and special effects have all been made through developments in digital design. Enter the next wave of technology with skills in digital design and animation....

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Computer Animation Bachelor of Science Degree

In this program, students learn what it takes to work on a variety of projects – from animated films and television series, to video games and motion graphics.  Course Highlight...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Game Art Bachelor of Science Degree

This degree program focuses on the fundamentals of interactive graphics development – including character creation, environment and prop creation, the game production pipeline, in-game effec...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Game Design Bachelor of Science Degree

Students learn production processes used by top studios to design and produce best-selling games while also honing their skills by studying the building blo...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology / Gaming Design

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Gaming Design offered at Liberty University is designed for students interested in developing advancing their knowledge a...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Game Programming & Development

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Arts in Game Design & Development

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Game Design & Development / Interactive Storytelling & Supporting Arts

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design & Media Arts

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Game Design & Development

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Business Studies / Game Design & Development

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Game Production (BFA)

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Game Production degree program expands on a students talent and appreciation for games and gives the opportunity to explore other aspects related to the design and &nb...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts & Science / Computer Graphics

...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Online Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design. The curriculum is 180 credit hours: 25 credit hours of foundation studies, 90 credit...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    40
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Bachelor of Science in Game Software Development

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, primarily associate's, Private, not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    177
  • Credit Type:

Game Studies Degree - Bachelor of Science

The Game Studies program from Bellevue University is an inclusive education in game design and development that covers an array of skills required by the quickly evolving game industry. These skil...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    127
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media Design

An Interactive Media Design Degree from Franklin University brings with it a career with many possibilities that could include designing dynamic web content and managing creative teams in a variety o...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

sponsored listings