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Game & Simulation Arts

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Enter a growing field

By 2023 the VR/AR global market is expected to grow to $2.8 billion in corporate training alone. With broad applications in a range of industries, the possibilities with this high-demand skill set are nearly endless.

Your Career

A Game & Simulation Arts degree offers applications across all disciplines. You can stick to gaming, or you can pursue opportunities in corporate training, healthcare, design engineering, environmental science, and even urban planning.

Art & Technology Game Conference

You'll have the chance to meet prospective employers at the Art & Technology Game Conference that we host every year. Shawnee attracts industry leaders from across the country for this event, giving our students valuable face time with real-world designers.

Being Prepared

When you graduate from the Game & Simulation Arts program, you'll be ready for a career in the gaming industry--and the applications don't stop there. You won't just learn about arts and design; you'll know how to apply them in the real-world. With experience in programming languages and industry project management, you'll have a base for visual design and simulation across all disciplines.

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Game Design at SSU

By the numbers

game lab

$4 Million

$4 Million Renovation in 2018 with 11 specialized lab facilities


Game design studios have hired SSU graduates

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Faculty who previously worked at a game studio

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