Prepare for a Career in Game Development

The core of the year-long Game Development curriculum is learning to program in C# and the Unity Game Engine, combined with teaching in game theory, 3D assets and authoring. Your new skills and the Digital Media Institute’s high job placement rate will help take you towards an exciting career in game development! Learn about our 100% online or on-site certification.

Begin Your Career 
With a Game 
Development Certificate

Video Game Design positions are projected to grow 13% nationally from 2020 to 2030.

Enter the industry with market-ready skills and the ability to leverage the valuable relationships you make with fellow alumni at Digital Media Institute. The Game Development program at Digital Media Institute works to help young developers gain control of their creative abilities and hone their craft. Gain technical skills and long-lasting professional connections to go along with your creative instincts at DMI. 

According to 2021 U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, Computer Programmers working in the computer system design and related services industries earn $88,150 annually on average.


DMI is a nationally accredited school that provides portfolio-driven, career-focused curricula in all of our programs. Our program’s unmatched digital resources are ideal for students interested in advancing as creative professionals. Our mission is to deliver 21st-century training and education for careers in digital media to creative students hungry to build their careers and develop new skills.

Connect with a recruiter to learn about our 100% online certificate, offering the same high-quality program we offer on-site at DMI but in the convenience of your home!


Digital Media Institute proudly utilizes a “learn by doing” approach in all of our programs. Our experienced instructors and administrators focus on creating a classroom environment that mirrors real-world scenarios. Our low price, quality and speed to market one-year accredited program model allows students to get industry-quality training in a professional environment. We are excited to offer this flexible one-year program both in-person and online at a rate of $26,000 (plus fees).

Game Development Program Highlights


It will take only one year to earn your Game Development certificate at DMI. During this year, you will work in teams for around 350 hours–or 14 weeks–on term projects. These projects will simulate what it’s like to work in the video game industry, where you will create and demonstrate functional games and apps. These team projects and the individual projects you work on will help you build a resume and portfolio full of professional work to prove your creative chops to prospective employers.
This program runs from 9 AM – 3 PM Monday through Friday at our Shreveport campus. Connect with a recruiter to learn about our 100% online certification, offering the same high-quality program we offer on-site at DMI but in the convenience of your home!


DMI’s Game Development program incorporates a broad range of subjects to ensure you have a firm understanding of all the aspects of game development. The topics you will learn about include:
  • Interactive coding
  • Graphics for developers
  • Interface, interaction, and game design
  • Advanced development

The experienced teachers at DMI will help you along during each step of your coursework, ensuring you gain a firm understanding of the game development industry.


If you’re interested in a career in game development, chances are you already know what you want to do with your career. Just in case you haven’t completely decided, graduates of this program have the opportunity to go onto careers in the following:
  • Game Programmer
  • VR/AR Developer
  • QA Tester
  • Level Editor 
  • Technical Artist
Chris M., DMI Graduate, DXC Technologies - Digital Media Institute


Digital Media Institute graduate Max H. landed a job at KTBS 3 News as a motion graphic supervisor. Max said the animation, visual effects, and content skills he learned at DMI opened doors for his career and prepared him for the daily challenges he now faces at work.

Chris said "From day one [in the program], you're jumping right into it, getting the work, getting your hands dirty like you would in a game dev studio."

Our certificate program can help you gain the technical skills to become a professional game developer.

DMI is nationally accredited, which means that the institution is held to certain standards of excellence, and meets the needs of its students, community and employers. 

The Digital Media Institute at InterTech is accredited by the Commission of the Council of Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA, 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790,