Game Design & Development Career Studies Certificate
Rappahannock Community College

Program Details

The Game Design & Development Career Studies Certificate from Rappahannock Community College is an online game design degree for those interested in entering this exciting field.  By completing courses such as these, you will gain entry-level skills and a better understanding of how game interactivity is created:

  • Interactive Web Design 
  • Design Concepts for Mobile Applications 
  • Introduction to Game Design & Development 
  • Gaming and Simulation

You will gain the skills and knowledge needed for careers in game design, web design, and animation.  Courses provide an introduction to game design, object-oriented paradigms, software design and development, product testing, and basic programming.  Students learn how to write game design documents, create games with several levels and objects, and how to integrate 2D and 3D animations, sound effects, and graphic backgrounds.  Upon completion of this certificate you will be familiar with applications for mobile phones and other hand-held devices, video games, Web-based and stand-alone applications, and more.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rappahannock Community College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score