Hands-on Experience - Projects With Industry Partners  Awards and Honors - Internationally and Nationally Recognized

Our Program

Do you love video games? Are you interested in writing computer programs? Did you know that Software Developer is the Best Technology Job in the United States? 

UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science degree in Game Design and Development prepares you to design and develop software programs that use digital imagery and physics to create games, simulations or other applications. These programs can improve healthcare delivery, transform education, strengthen national security, shape public policy and continue to create social networks. Modern games are among the most demanding of these applications. Our program will prepare you for an amazing and rewarding career.

Awards and Honors:

  • National co-champion at the E3 College Game Competition
  • International finalist at CHI Play 2014 Student Game Competition
  • Named one of the top game design programs by the U.S. by Princeton Review
  • The first and only Game Design and Development program accredited under the computer science curriculum by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET

We offer:

  • A full foundation in computer science
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics and physics which form the basis of the 3D graphics
  • Understanding of artificial intelligence and game engines
  • Collaborative projects with art students and industry partners
  • 100 percent employment
  • Starting salaries from $42,000 – $71,000

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  Diane Christie
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