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Certificate in Game Production & Development

Certificate in Game Production & Development Online


Program Overview

Check Out What's In Store With Our Certificate in Game Production & Development


A love of gaming is a good start, but you’ll need more to break into the highly competitive world of game design. Gain the necessary skills and knowledge with the Game Production and Development certificate online program from Arkansas State University. Increase your proficiency for 2D design and 3D animation to develop sought-after games.

icon $2,421 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 9 Credit Hours
icon $2,421 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 9 Credit Hours
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This affordable game development certificate online program gives you a firm foundation in digital game development using industry standards. Deepen your skills in the animation, rendering, lighting and texturing of 3D game assets. Create your own game concepts. Plus, you can apply the courses in this certificate program as credit when you enroll in an A-State undergraduate degree program.

Learn industry-relevant skills that employers are looking for:

  • Best practices in digital game development and production
  • 2D and basic 3D animation design

Prepare for careers like these:

  • Game Designer
  • Game Programmer
  • Game Artist
  • Quality Assurance in Game Play

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among the “Top 10 Best Colleges in Arkansas” by Collegechoice.net, 2020

Tuition

Learn More About Our Affordable Tuition


Our Certificate in Game Production & Development online program offers the same affordable tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included in the total tuition.

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Total Tuition $2,421
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Tuition Per Credit Hour $269
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$229.00 $40.00 $269.00 $687.00 $120.00 $807.00

Calendar

Take Note of These Important Dates


Our Certificate in Game Production & Development online program is designed to be flexible and convenient, featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates per year. Add to your education while continuing to work.

Next Start & Application Due Dates:

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Term Length Course Begin Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Day to Withdraw
Spring 2022 7 wk 01/11/2022 02/25/2022 12/15/2021 12/17/2021 01/06/2022 01/07/2022 02/11/2022
7 wk 03/07/2022 04/29/2022 02/21/2022 02/25/2022 03/03/2022 03/04/2022 04/15/2022
Summer 2022 5 wk 05/31/2022 07/01/2022 05/16/2022 05/20/2022 05/26/2022 05/27/2022 06/17/2022
5 wk 07/05/2022 08/05/2022 06/20/2022 06/24/2022 06/30/2022 07/01/2022 07/22/2022
Fall 2022 7 wk 08/23/2022 10/07/2022 08/08/2022 08/12/2022 08/18/2022 08/19/2022 09/24/2022
7 wk 10/17/2022 12/09/2022 10/03/2022 10/07/2022 10/13/2022 10/14/2022 11/26/2022
Ready to take the next step toward earning your degree online from A-State?

Admissions

FOLLOW OUR STREAMLINED ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Ready to get started on a skills-boosting certificate? Great! The process to get started is simple, and all you need is a high-school diploma or equivalent.

    • Hold a high-school diploma or equivalent

    Note:You’ll only be eligible to enroll in courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the appropriate certificate program when you’re admitted.

    If you’re interested in earning your bachelor’s degree, you’ll be eligible to transition into a degree-seeking program (and include these certificate courses) once you complete 12 hours of certificate courses with a 3.0 or higher. At the time of transferring to a degree program, you will be required to submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended.

Submitting your application takes three easy steps: filling out the application, submitting your documents and paying the application fee.

  1. When completing the online application, select 100% online student and then complete all the steps on the online application.
  2. Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee.
  3. Submit official high school transcripts (or proof of equivalent).

If you have any questions along the way, call us at 866-621-8096 and we’ll be happy to answer questions.

Additional Information

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: [email protected]

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

Academic Partnerships
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Foreign born students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

Courses

Deepen Your Understanding of Our Game Production & Development Courses


To earn your Certificate in Game Production & Development online, you will complete the following three courses (9 credit hours).

GRFX 1223: Introduction to Digital Game Development

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on the foundations and fundamentals of digital game development using industry standards. Practical application of the tools, techniques and concepts to build a basic 3D game are also taught.

GRFX 2223: Digital Game Asset Creation

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course is an introduction to the process and tools used in game asset creation, including 3D modeling and 2D sprite design.

GRFX 2233: Digital Game Production Design

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course is an introduction to animation, rendering, lighting and texturing of 3D game assets in an environment. Includes best practices for platforms such as VR.

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