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Game Development Schools in Massachusetts

There are three Massachusetts schools offering game development programs. 16 students graduated from programs at Massachusetts game development schools in 2010. Seven of all these students graduated with associates degrees and six students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, ten students graduate from game development programs in Massachusetts per year. This accounts for 1% of game development students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in game development, seven with a degree at the associate's level, and three with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three game development schools are located in this state. And of these, one school is private, while two schools are public. Private game development school tuition is $18,048, while public game development school tuitions are $10,611.

Average tuition for programs in game development is $11,189. The highest tuition for game development programs, which is $18,048 each year, is at ITT Technical Institute-Norwood, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $10,611 each year, is at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

Massachusetts schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in game development. No students at the undergraduate level in game development sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Game Development Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

On average, ten students graduate from game development programs in Massachusetts per year. This accounts for 1% of game development students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in game development, seven with a degree at the associate's level, and three with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Game Development Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 7
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 4
  • Bachelor 2008: 2
  • Bachelor 2009: 3
  • Bachelor 2010: 3

Game Development Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in Massachusetts offer a total of three game development programs. Of these programs, close to 33% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Game Development Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51900
  • 25th Percentile: 66310
  • Median: 87460
  • 75th Percentile: 111650
  • 90th Percentile: 136310

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 64890
  • 25th Percentile: 78000
  • Median: 95930
  • 75th Percentile: 116640
  • 90th Percentile: 139560

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44740
  • 25th Percentile: 62770
  • Median: 80810
  • 75th Percentile: 99710
  • 90th Percentile: 119400

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73590
  • Median Salary 2007: 73140
  • Median Salary 2008: 77630
  • Median Salary 2009: 87100
  • Median Salary 2010: 87460
  • Total Employed 2006: 12350
  • Total Employed 2007: 10010
  • Total Employed 2008: 9790
  • Total Employed 2009: 9200
  • Total Employed 2010: 8960

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88140
  • Median Salary 2007: 91900
  • Median Salary 2008: 95510
  • Median Salary 2009: 100130
  • Median Salary 2010: 95930
  • Total Employed 2006: 22810
  • Total Employed 2007: 23140
  • Total Employed 2008: 23180
  • Total Employed 2009: 21440
  • Total Employed 2010: 22750

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70670
  • Median Salary 2007: 74600
  • Median Salary 2008: 76000
  • Median Salary 2009: 79850
  • Median Salary 2010: 80810
  • Total Employed 2006: 2430
  • Total Employed 2007: 2650
  • Total Employed 2008: 3140
  • Total Employed 2009: 4540
  • Total Employed 2010: 4260

Massachusetts vs National Game Development Employment

Massachusetts vs National Game Development Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 3.540% (35970)

Game Development Schools in Massachusetts

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Norwood

333 Providence Highway- Rte 1
Norwood, MA 02062-3932
(781) 278-7200

ITT Technical Institute-Norwood is located in the suburbs of Norwood, Massachusetts and ITT offers one game development program. ITT Tech is one of 4 technical colleges in Massachusetts. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering game development.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Wilmington

200 Ballardvale Street- Building 1- Suite 200
Wilmington, MA 1887
(978) 658-2636

ITT Technical Institute-Wilmington is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT is located in the suburbs of Wilmington, Massachusetts. It is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers subjects such as computer networking, drafting, and video game design. This school offers students five associates level degrees and three degrees at the bachelors level. 547 students sought degrees from the seven programs at ITT in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Massachusetts.

3. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

The University of Massachusetts-Boston offers one program in game development and it is 3.0 miles from the center of the city. This public university is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts. In terms of enrollment, UMass Boston ranks first in the state of Massachusetts.

4. Springfield Technical Community College

1 Armory Sq
Springfield, MA 01105-1296
(413) 781-7822

Springfield Technical Community College is 0.5 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one game development program. Overall, 6,887 students pursue degrees in 85 Springfield Technical Community College programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering game development.