You can obtain this information by going to www.collegeboard.com/splash/ and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine, or you can also click on the related links section (College Board) indicated below this answer box, which will take you directly to the site. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or by geographical location, size, or combinations of part or all of them. The site will provide you with a list of institutions based on your request. It will give you the schools background, accreditation, degree offerings, programs of study, entrance requirements, tuition and fees, financial assistance, room and board, athletic programs etc. and a link to each institutions official web page. Practice navigating this site. It will be well worth the time and effort.
When choosing a college or university, make sure the institution has a regional accreditation. With a regional accreditation you can be assured the coursework and degree you complete will be recognized by all other colleges and universities as well as employers. Below I have listed the six accrediting agencies and their geographical areas of responsibility. I am disclosing the below so you do not become a victim of educational scams, and institutions that are nothing more than diploma mills, where they are eager to take your money for a degree that is worthless. Make sure the institution is accredited by one of following responsible agencies.
Regional Accreditation Agencies
Â· Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools - Educational institutions in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, as well as schools for American children in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
Â· New England Association of Schools and Colleges - Educational institutions in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont).
Â· North Central Association of Colleges and Schools - Educational institutions in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Â· Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities - Postsecondary institutions (colleges and universities) in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
Â· Western Association of Schools and Colleges - Educational institutions in California, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, Micronesia, Palau, and Northern Marianas Islands.
Â· Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Educational institutions in Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas.
The States that have the best game design schools are: California, New York, Texas, Florida, Virginia, and Massachusetts. California has the best game design schools, however.
The best game design college in Minnesota is Brown College in Mendota Heights. Their Game Design and Development program focuses on the creation process of interactive 2D and 3D games.
Flint Hills Technical College's Game Design Program is in Emporia, Kansas. This is a two year college. Try the URL http://education-portal.com/kansas_game_design_colleges.html for a complete list of schools that offer this program in Kansas.
You can get a Bachelors degree in Game and Simulation Programming from DeVry University. DeVry is an accredited institution. You can learn more about their program here:http://www.gamediscovery.com/game-design/video-game-design-schools/DeVry-University-Bachelors-Degree-Game-and-Simulation-Programming.asp
There are several game design schools in Australia. Some of them include Academy of Interactive Entertainment, which is a top rated game design school with 3 locations; Ultimo, Melbourne and Watson.
Vatterott College is the best place in learning of the game art and design schools in Omaha in NE
Sae London is a highly rated school for graphic design, and it is the only prominent one listed. However, many game design schools in the United States have online programs for game design such as Full Sail University.
The top rated game design schools are the University of Southern California, DigiPen Institute of Technology and Drexel University according to GamePro.
ITT Technical Institute has a great game design program.
Many different schools teach video game design. Look towards technical schools like RIT and ITT to take these classes. Brockport might teach these classes as well.
Schools that offer courses in Game Design include ITT Technical Institute and the Westwood College of Technology. In addition to these schools, Devry University and the Digital Media Arts College in Boca Raton, Florida Check out; www.adigitaldreamer.com/game-design-schools.htm. This is a list of schools that comes recommended by people in the field that both went to school for this and people hireing in this feild.
Yes, several schools offer courses in video game design you can take online. You can find out which schools offer which courses by checking out the website of the school that appeals most to you.