The Bachelor of Science in Games and Emerging Media from Marist College is a new interdisciplinary program. The program provides all majors with a foundation in programming, art, game design, UI/UX, game writing/storytelling, and the business of games. In addition, students have the opportunity to take courses in the ethics of games, online culture, storytelling across media, artificial intelligence, and other relevant topics. Students also participate in a game studio course, which is set up like a mock game studio. Students are also required to take a capstone course, which helps them establish a portfolio of games and media work.
Students in the program have the opportunity to concentrate in either :
- Technical Development and Programming
- Design, Writing, and Culture
The Technical Development and Programming students focus on the programming and software development side of game creation, while the Design, Writing, and Culture students take a customized mix of courses in writing, game design, and social aspects of gaming, depending on one's interests.
Students can also minor in Games and Emerging Media.
In addition, students can participate in the Play Innovation Lab, where they have the opportunity to design and research games, as well as help organize and participate in games-related events.
The core faculty of the Games and Emerging Media Program is drawn from the Computing Technology Department in the School of Computer Science and Mathematics, as well as from the Media Arts Department in the School of Communication and the Arts.
In the Marist Games and Emerging Media Program, we prepare you for careers in:
- Game development/programming
- Game design
- Game art and animation
- User experience design
- Software development
- Game writing
- Game/media production
- & More!
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- Software Development
- Software System & Analysis
- Game Design & Programming
- Digital Toolbox
- Business of Games
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Early Decision: November 15th
- Early Action: November 15th
- Early Decision 2: February 1st
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Video Games & Multimedia Artificial Intelligence View 694 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Application: You can choose between the Marist Application (online or print), Common Application, or Coalition Application.
Secondary school transcript(s)
SAT/ACT scores: Marist is a test-optional school, but you can still submit your scores for consideration
Two Letters of Recommendation: one from a counselor and the other from a teacher
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International42430 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42430 USD per year during 48 months.
National42430 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42430 USD per year during 48 months.
Health Insurance: $3,275
Living costs for Poughkeepsie
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.