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Game Development Schools in Michigan

There are five schools in the state of Michigan offering game development programs. In 2010, 44 students graduated with degrees from Michigan game development schools. 29 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 15 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

39 students graduate from game development programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from game development programs. Out of those, 15 students graduated with game development certificates and 29 with a degree at the associate's level.

Five game development schools are in Michigan. Of these, two schools are public, while three schools are private. Tuition at a public game development school varies from $2,104 to $2,787.

Average tuition for programs in game development is $2,443. While the highest tuition for programs in game development, which is $2,787 each year, is at Delta College, the lowest tuition in this state is at Henry Ford Community College.

Michigan schools offer certificates and associates degrees in game development.

Game Development Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

39 students graduate from game development programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from game development programs. Out of those, 15 students graduated with game development certificates and 29 with a degree at the associate's level.

Game Development Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 21
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 11
  • Certificate 2009: 14
  • Certificate 2010: 15
  • Associate 2006: 28
  • Associate 2007: 16
  • Associate 2008: 23
  • Associate 2009: 19
  • Associate 2010: 29

Game Development Program Availability in Michigan

Schools in Michigan offer a total of six game development programs. Of these programs, around 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Game Development Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 4

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41560
  • 25th Percentile: 52320
  • Median: 67770
  • 75th Percentile: 83840
  • 90th Percentile: 100880

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54980
  • 25th Percentile: 65150
  • Median: 77560
  • 75th Percentile: 94380
  • 90th Percentile: 112890

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29830
  • 25th Percentile: 46240
  • Median: 60760
  • 75th Percentile: 87260
  • 90th Percentile: 109300

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64300
  • Median Salary 2007: 67180
  • Median Salary 2008: 66750
  • Median Salary 2009: 68770
  • Median Salary 2010: 67770
  • Total Employed 2006: 14410
  • Total Employed 2007: 13230
  • Total Employed 2008: 12380
  • Total Employed 2009: 10450
  • Total Employed 2010: 10160

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75170
  • Median Salary 2007: 74780
  • Median Salary 2008: 78070
  • Median Salary 2009: 74400
  • Median Salary 2010: 77560
  • Total Employed 2006: 9750
  • Total Employed 2007: 11050
  • Total Employed 2008: 9370
  • Total Employed 2009: 9600
  • Total Employed 2010: 9880

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58860
  • Median Salary 2007: 60610
  • Median Salary 2008: 64180
  • Median Salary 2009: 59460
  • Median Salary 2010: 60760
  • Total Employed 2006: 10530
  • Total Employed 2007: 10250
  • Total Employed 2008: 9820
  • Total Employed 2009: 7980
  • Total Employed 2010: 6690

Michigan vs National Game Development Employment

Michigan vs National Game Development Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 2.631% (26730)

Game Development Schools in Michigan

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Swartz Creek

6359 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
(810) 628-2500

ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek offers one program in game development and ITT Tech is in the suburbs of Swartz Creek, Michigan. ITT Tech is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering game development.

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2. Muskegon Community College

221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442-1432
(231) 773-9131

Founded in 1926, Muskegon Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Muskegon, MI. This college offers subjects such as educational leadership, teaching, and advertising. This community college offers 39 certificates and 55 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 5,311 students pursued degrees from the 80 programs at this college. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

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3. ITT Technical Institute - Troy

1522 E Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48083-1905
(248) 524-1800

ITT Technical Institute-Troy offers one program in game development and it is near the heart of downtown. ITT is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan. ITT is the third largest institution in the state of Michigan offering game development in terms of programs.

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4. ITT Technical Institute - Wyoming

1980 Metro Court S.W.
Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 406-1200

ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming is near the center of the city and ITT offers one game development program. It is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan. ITT is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering game development programs.

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5. ITT Technical Institute - Canton

1905 S. Haggerty Rd
Canton, MI 48188-2025
(734) 397-7800

ITT Technical Institute-Canton is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech is in the suburbs of Canton, Michigan. ITT is one of several campuses. Students are offered ten degrees at the associates level and five bachelors level degrees by ITT Tech. 809 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school in 2010. This technical college offers subjects such as design and video game design. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. ITT Tech is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan.

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6. Henry Ford Community College

5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1495
(313) 845-9600

Henry Ford Community College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Dearborn, MI and it offers one game development program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering game development programs.

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7. Bay de Noc Community College

2001 N Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829-2511
(906) 786-5802

Bay de Noc Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1962. This college is located in town of Escanaba, Michigan. This community college offers students 31 certificates and 35 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 2,811 students sought degrees from the 58 programs at this community college. This small college offers subjects including bookkeeping and computer science. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

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8. Delta College

1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 686-9000

Delta College is in University Center, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two game development programs. More specifically, students are offered one game development certificate by this college and one degree at the associate's level in game development. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in game development.