It's not just a game — it's a career
At SCAD, we take games seriously. Our interactive design and game development program has won the top prize in the E3 College Game Competition for two years running, along with receiving praise from The Princeton Review and Animation Career Review. From participation in professional conferences to opportunities to collaborate with industry giants, our students have every chance to capitalize on their passion for interactive design. We'll provide the top-of-the-line tools, the outstanding faculty and the advanced curriculum you need — you just bring your A-game.
Interactive design and game development degrees
SCAD's accredited visual effects degrees are offered in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah and online via eLearning.
- Atlanta - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning
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SCAD emphasizes collaboration between departments through opportunities like the SCADpad micro-housing project. SCADpad combined students from 12 different fields to reimagine the spaces in which we live. The project earned global media attention and the World Architecture News Urban Design Award for its innovations.
Learn more about the groundbreaking SCADpad project
"Making projects relevant to each student encourages them to take ownership of their work and generally has the end result of a project that goes above and beyond what the student thought he or she could do."Christina Tarbell | Interactive design and game development professor
Related majors and minors
Interactive design and game development is an ever-evolving field. In order to thrive in such an industry, many students choose to pursue a double major or related minor while they are here. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style — all while earning multiple degrees.