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Game Programming

Game Programming
Gaming students play video games in DePaul’s eSports gaming suite.

Learn from game development pioneers

DePaul’s Game Programming program will teach you the fundamentals and details of programming, with a focus on the interdisciplinary aspects of game development.

Throughout your game development degree coursework, you’ll collaborate on teams with other programmers, artists, game designers, producers, writers and audio designers. Upon completion of the program, you’ll be prepared to work in computer gaming and programming, as well as interactive media fields.

You’ll have four different gaming labs to take advantage of: development and research labs, the game play lab, the augmented reality lab and the playtest and usability lab.

For international students: this program is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.



  • 3-D Design and Modeling
  • Computer Graphics Development
  • Computer Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Game Engine Programming
  • Practical Scripting for Games

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Animation
  • Commercial production
  • Computer graphics
  • Film production
  • Game development
  • Software engineering
  • Television production
More career info


of Computing and Digital Media graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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