Master of Science - Game Design & Simulation Programming

Master of Science - Game Design & Simulation Programming

The Master of Science in Game Design and Simulation Programming exposes students to the fundamentals of interactive game design, state-of-the-art graphics and animation and behavior modeling, and the methodologies for game development. The program also provides students with the skills and environment needed to be successful members of the gaming community. Students graduate from the program prepared for positions in the gaming industry as well as in industrial, government, education and research organizations involved in simulation, visualization, training, and "edutainment."

The program requires a total of 30 graduate credits and also prepares students for entry in elite PhD programs in Computer Science, Remote Sensing, and Geographic Information Systems.

GRE is Preferred for All Applicants

Core Course Requirements for Full Degree

CS 522 Mobile and Pervasive Computing

CS 537 Interactive Computer Graphics

CS 539 Real-Time Rendering, Gaming, and Simulations Programming

CS 541 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

CS 543 Principles of Computer Mediated Entertainment

CS 545 Human-Computer Interaction

CS 585 Introduction to Game Development

CS 586 Machine Learning for Game Design

CS 587 Game Engine Design

CS 638 Advanced Computer Graphics

Course Requirements for four-course Certificate Program

Graphics for Gaming:

CS 537 Interactive Computer Graphics

CS 539 Real-Time Rendering, Gaming, and Simulations Programming

CS585 Introduction to Game Development

CS587 Game Engine Design

CS 638 Advanced Computer Graphics


AI for Gaming:

CS 541 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

CS585 Introduction to Game Development

CS586 Machine Learning for Game Design

CS587 Game Engine Design

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