Side by side image of a video game character being created.
According to the Entertainment Software Association, 72% of U.S. households play video games. Whether you are interested in the conceptual side, production, or programming, the video game industry has a need for qualified workers.
The California State University, East Bay certificate in Video Game Design and Development provides comprehensive training to those who seek to enter this perpetually stimulating and challenging field. Offered online for convenience, the program assumes no prior experience in game or graphics programming. The curriculum covers programming languages, game mathematics, 3D graphics pipeline programming, real-time game engine architectures, and artificial intelligence algorithms.
The Bay Area is home to LucasArts, Zynga, Playdom, Ubisoft, EA, Pixar, and SEGA, as well as myriad small and independent companies. Be a part of the tradition of technological and creative innovation the Bay is known for.