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  • University of Washington - Professional and Continuing Education

    -- Seattle, WA 
  • 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
    Box 359485
    Seattle, WA 98195-9485
  • 206-685-8936 or 888-469-6499
  • 206-616-9704
  • [email protected]
  • Game Development (Certificate/Diploma, 12 Months)
    For a position in Programming / Software Engineering

    3D Animation for Games & Digital Media (Certificate/Diploma, 9 Months)
    For a position in Art / Animation

    Virtual Worlds (Certificate/Diploma, 9 Months)
    For a position in Other Gaming Disciplines

  • Campus:Yes         Online: Yes
  • In state: 800 US Dollars (USD) per Course
    Out of state: 800 US Dollars (USD) per Course
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 800 US Dollars (USD) per Course
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  • The University of Washington , located in Seattle, WA, offers three Certficate Programs of particular interest to game designers and developers:

    - Game Development: 120-hour, 12-month Certificate Program designed for C++ programmers who wish to develop skills to enter the game development field.
    Courses are taught in Bellevue, WA.  $765 per course for 2010-11

    - 3D Animation for Games and Digital Media: 180-hour, 9-month certificate program, in which artists develop the skills needed to become 3D animators.
    Courses are taught on the UW Campus in Seattle, WA.  $775 per course for 2010-11

    - Virtual Worlds: 90-hour, 9-month Certificate Program for programmers, managers, technologists, and educators interested in defining the use of 3D immersive virtual environments within real-world organizations.
    Courses are taught entirely online in immersive virtual environments.  $975 per course for 2010-11 for CEUs; courses are also available for credit (tuition rates vary).

    The Certificate Programs are designed by UW faculty and leading professionals in the field and are approved by the UW Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the UW Information School. Leading experts in the game industry serve as instructors, bringing their industry experience to the classroom. The non-credit programs schedule course meetings on weekday evenings, and are attended primarily by working adult professionals.