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Bachelor's Degree Coming Soon!

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is starting a bachelor's degree in Digital Gaming & Interactive Media Fall 2017. This will be the first degree of its kind in the state of Washington offered by a public institution. Students will be able to transfer to LWTech's bachelor's degree in Digital Gaming & Interactive Media program with an associate's degree in a variety of fields including Digital Gaming & Media and graphic design. Students who don't yet have their associate's degree can get ready now, by taking LWTech's associate Digital Gaming & Media  classes. Enroll now for Winter Quarter!

Check back soon for bachelor's degree course information and application details.

For more information, contact Assistant Professor Phil Trumbo.

Digital Gaming Associate's Degree

The Digital Gaming and Media AAS-T degree at LWTech teaches students game development and design. Students gain skills in digital storytelling, character development, and technical and creative design. Graduates create 3D animated graphics for gaming, marketing, advertising, educational and interactive media. LWTech Digital Gaming students culminate their learning experience with a showcase of their portfolio to industry professionals.

This vibrant program attracts students who are interested in developing the behind-the-scenes aspects of games. These creative, yet technical people create story lines, digital environments and characters. Students learn design concepts and digital gaming technologies.

The Digital Gaming & Media program is closely linked with the Multimedia Design & Production program, giving students a well-rounded education in art and design, as well as game production.

Careers in Digital Gaming

When you’re choosing a career, one obvious question to ask is – will I be able to find a job in my field? Seattle, along with the surrounding area, is one of the best locations in the country to find a job in game development. The gamedevmap website, has a listing of employers in Seattle and surrounding areas that are hiring in Digital Gaming. 

Employers Hiring in Seattle in Digital Gaming

Admission Requirements

Entry into this program requires completion of an admissions application.