BS Information Technology Gaming Design
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75 credit hours can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018

Turn Your Passion for Gaming into a Career by Earning a Degree in Gaming Design

With Liberty University’s 100% online Gaming Design degree, you can study what you love to do and open up career opportunities in Gaming Design in all sorts of industries. Our Gaming Design degree will teach you about all aspects of the gaming industry while creating a community and network of people who have similar interests.  Through our well-rounded Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Gaming Design program, you will be taught gaming tools and technologies, animation, theory, and programming. Our professors bring experience and are willing to listen to your questions and concerns about your career path aspirations.  As the Gaming Design industry grows and changes, you can be a top candidate in any career you pursue with your gaming design degree from Liberty.

Why Choose Liberty’s B.S. in Information Technology – Gaming Design Online Program?

Our Game Design degree program is ranked #1 by for “Best Online Programs: Bachelor’s in Video Game Design.” You want to be the best – our 100% online gaming design degree will provide well-rounded training in all aspects of gaming design that will set you apart from others in the industry. On top of learning technical skills, our community within the program will further grow your network of like-minded individuals who are interested in the field of game design. With the gaming design industry rapidly changing every day, Liberty offers current resources and knowledge to ensure you are at the forefront of new technology and trends.  Whether you have aspirations of being a game designer, game artist or game programmer, our game design degree will prepare you with the skills needed to succeed.

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Program Highlights
Military Benefits
Degree Requirements
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Program Highlights

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, beginning in fall 2018, electronic textbooks will be 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!

  • By earning your online gaming design degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Students can complete our game design degree program in as little as four years.

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • College credit for military training.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

IT – Gaming Design Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with a Gaming Design Degree

  • Video Game Designer
  • Creative Director
  • Graphics Director
  • Mobile User Interface Designer
  • Software Programmer

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.