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Career Area: Information Technology
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-153-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Computer Simulation and Gaming Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Game Designer
Game Programmer
App Developer
Project Manager

Computer Simulation and Gaming Programs

Prepare for a career in animation and gaming, plus attain skills transferable to other industries such as computer programming, multimedia development and film production. Students have opportunities to focus on game design or programming.

Testers, designers and producers are in demand as the use of this technology increases rapidly. New games are continually in production, and computer simulations are used as educational and training tools in schools and businesses.

You can earn the Unity Developer technical diploma on the way to completing this associate degree.

Additional program details: This cross-discipline program is designed to create a work-like environment while teaching planning, design, development and testing of products. Gain skills in upcoming technologies, object-oriented programming concepts, computer software languages, creative design, modeling, teamwork and problem analysis. You will plan, create, produce and test simulations and games while understanding market applications, user ramifications and testing requirements.

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