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Computer and Gaming Simulation at Montgomery College

General Info
About the Industry
MD Game Companies
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MC Gaming Program
Core Classes
Gaming Certificate & Degree
Transfer Schools & Scholarships

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Class Schedule


Jobs & Internships

Gaming students, please contact Prof. Solomon regarding internships. Also see our Facebook page.

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Industry & Job Resources

MD Game Dev salaries are #1 on the East Coast! (source:

salaries by state

How much do entry level game developers make?.

Careers in Video Games

Breaking into the game industry

Advice about game careers

Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA)
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The ECA is an advocacy organization for consumers of interactive entertainment. Click the logo above for a student discount.

International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
Check out the sections for newbies and students. Sign up for the local chapters (in Baltimore & DC/VA) to attend chapter meetings.

Game Career Guide
Educational articles, school listings and more.

Job postings, industry info,and more.

Game Developer Magazine (now online only)
How to get an entry level job in the game industry as a game tester.
Gaming jobs.
A gaming recruiter. Review the job postings to see what kind of jobs are available and what kind of skills you would need.

The Art of Computer Game Design (PDF)
A book by industry veteran Chris Crawford. (It's out of print but free online.)

Networking, Resumes & Demos
How to create a compelling resume and demo.
Exhibiting your student game
Effective Networking in the Game Industry

"Serious Games"

What are Serious Games?
Serious Games Initiative

Serious Games News
Serious Games Institute
Games & Learning reading list
Games for Health
(see serious games conferences on our Events page)
Games for Change
Persuasive Games

Local Resources

International Game Developers Association (IGDA) - Baltimore & DC/VA chapters

Baltimore Gamer - news from the Baltimore gaming scene

Innovate Baltimore - "Innovate Baltimore is a social community for creative technology leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals, and enthusiasts in the Baltimore region."


See Events page.


What's New


- Mobile Game Programming: Create games on cellphones and other mobile devices with three new mobile programming classes! Contact Prof. Alla Webb.

- Exergaming & Health Games:
Take CMAP 190 and Health 100 together and learn about health applications of gaming technology! Contact Prof. Deborah Solomon.

- Unity 3D: learn Unity in CMAP 190 and CMAP 290! Download the software for free at Contact Prof. Deborah Solomon.

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