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Online Game Design School

From wildly popular social media games to the latest motion-controlled consoles, the world of games is constantly evolving. Academy of Art University online game design school students are ready to take gaming to the next level, preparing for rewarding professional futures in the field.

Offering accredited Bachelors (BFA) and Masters (MFA) degrees, Academy of Art University has one of the top game design schools online. Pre-college scholarship programs for high school students, continuing art education and online awards of completion are also available.


Online Game Design Courses. Hands-on Experience.

Through courses in Academy of Art University’s online game design college, students gain vital, practical experience.

The emerging arena of video games is changing the way that people interact. With a strong foundation in classical art and a firm grasp of current trends, students in Academy of Art University’s online game design school are poised to adapt to the constantly evolving terrain.

Game Design students build a portfolio that clearly displays technical proficiency and creative artistry in areas such as texture mapping, visual development, storyboarding and more.

From environment art classes to courses in 3D modeling and character design, students create immersive and interactive worlds. They build expertise and develop a personal style that makes them stand out among graduates of game design programs.

Online Game Design Courses include:

  • Video Game Design
  • Prototyping
  • Level Design
  • Visual Development
  • Game Art
  • Effects Animation
  • Character Design
  • 3D Modeling
  • Prop Modeling
  • And more!

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Professional Game Design Opportunities

Academy of Art University’s online game design college provides opportunities for students to begin their future in the industry while they are in school. Graduates now work at companies such as Electronic Arts, ROCKSTAR Games and Playstation among others.

Spring Show – Each year, Academy of Art University’s Spring Show draws in crowds of creative professionals from some of the best gaming companies in the country. The event displays inventive and original work from students across the school. Online game design school students interview with recruiters and get exposure for their work.

Professional Faculty – Instructors in Academy of Art University’s online game design courses are also working at the top of their field. This strong connection to the world of game design offers possibilities for students to network in the industry and land their dream job.

Careers for graduates of the game design school online include:

  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • Creative Director
  • Art Director
  • Lead Game Designer
  • Technical Art Director
  • Lead Animator
  • Character Animator
  • Character Rigger TD
  • Game Designer
  • Level Designer
  • Cinematics Director
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Level Artist
  • Concept Artist
    • Characters
    • Environments
    • Creatures
    • Vehicles
    • Tech
  • 3D Animator
  • Visual Effects Animator
  • 3D Modeler Character and Props
  • Texture Artist
  • User Interface Artist
  • And more!

One-of-a-Kind Online Game Design School Program

Fully engaging students in exciting, collaborative classes, Academy of Art University’s game design school online fuses demonstration videos and live chats in flexible programs. Students receive the same quality and level of insight and attention from faculty that they would receive in courses in San Francisco. Interacting with instructors and peers, students complete projects which offer highly prized practical experience in game design.

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Academy of Art University’s accredited Bachelors and Masters degrees and continuing art education programs in the online game design college guide students to achieve their creative potential whether they take classes online or in San Francisco. Led by instructors who are currently working on top-selling video games, students develop a compelling portfolio through their online game design courses.


Online Game Design School Programs

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Game design
Master of Fine Arts in Game design

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Accreditation Info

Degree programs in Academy of Art University’s online game design school are accredited. Learn more.

Online Game Design School
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