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You want more than the typical 9 to 5 job. You want to spend every day doing what you love. Imagine doing just that while using your passion for gaming to create fun for others in a field you thrive in. By pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology (IT) – Gaming Design degree, you can develop the technical skills you need to achieve all of this and more.

The evolution of gaming has changed the world. Gaming is used to teach people of all ages new ways to socialize, strategize, complete tasks, and work as a team. Parents use online games as learning platforms for their children, while teens and young adults can develop motor and social skills while having fun. There are even games that can serve as therapy for the elderly.

From classic video game systems to games on your phone, the gaming industry plays a big part in our society today. If you are looking for a career with high impact and unlimited room for creativity, then a video game designer degree is the degree for you.

Liberty’s information technology – gaming design degree can give you the programming and design skills you need to join the exciting and evolving game design industry. These skills can also be applied to a variety of other creative and technical professionals, as well. With so many new opportunities in this rapidly growing job market, now is the time to jump in. Turn your passion into a career with Liberty’s online game design degree!

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Success in the video game space requires near perfection. With so much competition between platforms and with today’s rapid tech advancements, new games need to meet a high standard in order to succeed.

By choosing Liberty, you’re choosing one of the best colleges for video game design. You can be confident that you will not only be prepared for the current industry, but also for all the changes to come to the future of gaming.

Learn from One of the Best Colleges for Video Game Design
At Liberty, your success is our success. We’ve designed our online degrees to help students like you gain the skills you need to make your dreams a reality. With years of experience in the distance learning space, Liberty has created a game design degree that outranks its competition. Our B.S. in IT – Gaming Design program is ranked #1 by as one of the best online programs in video game design.

Stay on Top of Trends in the Interactive Design and Game Space
With all of the rapid changes in the online game design industry, Liberty prepares students with a program focused on current tools and best practices — ensuring that you are at the forefront of new technology and trends. With our information technology – video game design degree, you can learn technical skills in programming and design that are critical for your future in game design.

As important as your passion for the gaming space is, your ability to understand the technical aspect of game design is vital to your success in the field. That’s why Liberty offers the kind of degree in game design that provides a foundation in information technology. Liberty’s game design degree will give you experience in current software programs and languages used in the industry.

On top of developing technical skills, you can also take advantage of our online community of future game designers. By getting to know like-minded students, you can grow your network and open the door to future career opportunities.

While it’s important, there is more to video game design than learning how to program a video game. In addition to having a strong foundation in programming and software management, you will need graphic design and animation skills. This skill set will allow you to create stunning content that comes to life for the player.

At Liberty, we’ve got you covered. Our online game design bachelor’s degree includes a broad range of courses in both information technology and gaming design. The information technology portion of your degree provides an in-depth study of the computer science skills you’ll need to program a video game.

Your gaming design courses will provide vital graphic design and game development skills. By earning a degree that pulls all of this knowledge together for you, you’ll be well-prepared for a successful career in game design.

Not only that, but our video game design program also offers the option to complete an internship. This optional internship can help you gain practical experience before you graduate, allowing you to expand your résumé and stand out to future employers. Whether you are looking to be a game artist, designer, or programmer, our online game design degree can equip you to be an asset to any employer.

With our dual emphasis on programming and design skills, you will be ready for a variety of careers in the video game industry.

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To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

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