Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

Digital Game Development


5228 Tennyson Parkway Suite 118

Plano, TX 75205

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Interactive Technology in Digital Game Development; ;Art Creation Specialization ;Level Design Specialization ;Software Development Specialization

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Professional Certificate program in Digital Game Development is an intense, 21-month (seven-term), professional development program for digital game developers. The curriculum was designed by expert teachers working with leaders in the digital games industry to provide students with a solid foundation in digital game development.

The Master of Interactive Technology degree in Digital Game Development melds theory and practice and is comprised of game-related coursework, transdiciplinary team game production, and directed individual work in the studentÆs chosen area of specialization. Students are expected to complete a thesis, project-in-lieu-of-thesis, or graduate exhibition. Admissions requirements for the program are the same as SMU admissions standards for graduate enrollment, which require a bachelorÆs degree from a regionally accredited university or college with a 3.0 overall grade-point average, and adequate subject preparation in the major field.


Southern Methodist University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Associatio

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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