48 months
39116 USD/year
39116 USD/year
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The Simulation Science, Games, and Animation program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University prepares students to be skilled in building the digital experiences of the future and to be leaders in this emerging and interdisciplinary field.

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The Simulation Science, Games, and Animation program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University teaches students the principles behind building virtual worlds and simulations by using mathematical algorithms and technologies underlying aviation simulators, computer aided design (CAD) systems, animation software, streaming video networks, and games. 

As a technical, multidisciplinary degree, students will take courses in computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, animation, modelling, computer graphics, simulation, and artificial intelligence. Aspects of art and design will complement the technical side of this degree.

About Simulation Science, Games, and Animation at the Prescott

Embry-Riddle's new Simulation Science, Gaming & Animation Degree has been designed to provide you with a solid foundation in computer game technology, and covers areas far and beyond just programming. With Embry-Riddle's unique strengths in aviation, engineering, and intelligence, students receive a depth of knowledge unequaled in higher education.

Graduates of this major can expect to find rewarding careers in game design, entertainment, or software development, and will also be in position for careers in a vast array of other areas, such as military and intelligence communities, high-tech manufacturing, or aviation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Securing Computer Networks
  • Computer Science 
  • Data Structures and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Human-Computer Interfaces
  • Operating Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission and $50 application fee 
  • Official Transcript
  • All international students must provide a copy of his or her valid passport for immigration purposes. The passport must be valid for at least six months of the semester to which the student is applying.
  • We suggest you submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Proof of Funds - required for student visa purposes ONLY
  • English Language Requirement
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    39116 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 39116 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    39116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39116 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Prescott

960 - 1440 USD /month
Living costs

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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