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Career Area: Information Technology
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-153-1
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Computer Simulation and Gaming Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Computer Gaming Programmer
Computer Gaming Animator
Game Designer
3D Modeler
Computer Systems Software Specialist

Average Median Wage


Computer Simulation and Gaming Programs

This associate degree program is designed to prepare you for a career in animation and gaming, but the skills you can obtain in this program are transferable to many other industries such as computer programming, multimedia development and film production. Students choose between two areas of focus: Animation or Programming. Students from both disciplines will be exposed to both aspects of the industry through collaborative assignments. The program is intended to give students applied skills in upcoming technologies, object-oriented programming concepts, computer software languages, creative design, planning, modeling, communication, teamwork and problem analysis.

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