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Computer Gaming and Simulation


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Maryland is the east-coast hub of the gaming and simulation industry. MC can help you prepare for a computer gaming and simulation career in a prime location for the field.

Gaming is the fastest growing segment of the technology industry, and the entertainment industry. It is a booming field that continues to evolve. Gaming is not just about entertainment. Industry professionals apply game technology to a variety of settings, from medical and corporate training, to advocacy, advertising, and emergency response simulation.

MC offers a computer gaming and simulation associate's degree and a certificate.

With the variety of opportunities in the field, it is time for you to make your move in the interactive technology industry.

Our State-of-the-Art Facilities Include:

  • Fully equipped computer labs with industry standard software, scanning, and professional printing equipment
  • Organic Motion OpenStage2 real-time active motion capture environment with 14 cameras
  • 3-D animation Macintosh lab with Makerbot 3-D Printer

Career Opportunities

The Washington, DC, region is a major center for careers in gaming, simulation, animation, web and mobile design. Graduates from Montgomery College are working in these areas as game developers, quality assurance testers, level designers, programmers, producers, artists, graphic designers, art directors, animators, web developers, and company executives.

Many DC-area companies contact MC for interns or entry-level positions. Interactive technology courses will help you develop marketable skills for various applications, including vocational interests, earning an associate's degree or certificate, or preparing for an advanced degree at a four-year institution.

Computer Gaming and Simulation Degree and Certificate

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Related Programs and Courses

General Studies Degree

Students who major in general studies explore personal, professional, and academic areas of interest within a flexible framework supporting transfer.

Workforce Development and Continuing Education

MC offers a wide variety of noncredit classes. These courses are designed to help you upgrade your skills, pursue career training, or learn something new.