Game Production Associate Program

16 Month Program I On Campus
+General Education Courses I Online

  • Overview
  • Curriculum
  • What You'll Learn

Get your game on!

Students learn practical skills by working as part of a specialized team on the development of a game. This program includes games produced by both major game studios working on AAA titles and independent production houses working on mobile gaming and other applications. Students will learn the proper tools and techniques used by industry professionals.

Software Taught






  • Character, Prop and Environment Modeling

  • 3D Animation

  • Visual Effects

  • Lighting and Texturing

  • Rigging

  • Level Design

  • Demo Reel and Portfolio Creation


Total Program Cost

$36,995 Base Price USD


Additional Costs

$399 per general education course

$1,070 per elective course

Requires students to complete the Game Production Diploma Program and an additional 15 semester credits in general education (5 courses).

Transfer Credits

Students may transfer in credits from previous education at another college. Please review our transfer credit policy located in the School Catalog.

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The DAVE School has a rigorous work schedule that aptly prepares you for the industry you’re about to embark upon. Showing how communication, strong work ethics and the ability to adapt to change are key to being successful in an industry where problem solving is vital. These fundamentals are shown through the leadership of our instructors each day, and it has been a pleasure to have learned from such talented artists in our industry.

Sandra Ross / Alumna
VFX Artist at MPC


Rustin Devendorf
Stereoscopic / Technical Director

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Dale Matasovsky
Digital Compositor

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Andrea Jamiel
VFX Artist

Game of Thrones

Tiffany Cheung
Cinematic Animator

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

We offer game programming and design

DAVE loves games as much as you do!

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Game Production Associate Program