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“The spectacular growth of our industry proves video game developers, artists, and storytellers are the brightest lights in the U.S. economy, finding more ways to delight the world’s 2.6 billion gamers each year.”
—President and CEO Michael D. Gallagher
Entertainment Software Association "Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry," 2018
Champlain College was one of the first institutions to offer a bachelor's degree in Game Programming—and we continue to offer one of the best in the world. Gain the programming skills and professional experience to produce the games that will enchant and engage audiences.
Champlain's reputation for producing high-caliber industry professionals is substantiated by the extraordinary success of our graduates. Champlain Game Programming grads ihave started working with companies including Behaviour Interactive, Discovery Machine, Frame Interactive, Ready at Dawn, Sony Bend, Velan Studios, and Vicarious Visions.
Here are just a few companies where our graduates have accepted positions:
In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, each of Champlain's career-focused majors features learning opportunities and programs that help our students create highly marketable résumés. Highlights include:
Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The College-wide results below are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.
Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.