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at Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH


The Game Design certificate provides students with a foundation focusing on the fundamentals of 2D and 3D Game Design for various platforms including console, computer and mobile devices. Completion of this certificate will provide students with applied experience utilizing industry standard tools and techniques to develop games for a broad audience. This program is designed to prepare students to:

  • Use theories of game design to create an interactive experience and framework around a theme for a targeted/chosen audience.
  • Plan, design and build assets, mechanics and rules to assemble a playable prototype.
  • Develop, refine and evaluate the game with the appropriate digital or analog tools to produce the final product for a chosen gaming platform.
  • Launch/Publish the game through appropriate channels.

Program Sequence

Certificate Course

Student Work

  • game1
  • game2
  • game3
  • game4
  • game5
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