Professional Game Development Education

Southern Methodist University's Guildhall is one of the premier graduate video game education program in the United States. The program has graduated more than 600 students, and alumni are working at over 200 video game studios around the world.

The Guildhall offers a Master of Interactive Technology in Digital Game Development degree and Professional Certificate in Digital Game Development program. Students also select an area of specialization ­— Art Creation, Level Design, Production, or Software Development. Classes are taught by industry veterans, who work as mentors to develop skill and talent in the next generation of game creators.

For more information, see our graduate catalog ( eBook / PDF ).

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