May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Game Design for Learning Graduate Certificate

College of Education  
Department: Dean’s Office

The Graduate Certificate in Game Design for Learning provides students with the skills and knowledge to: (a) evaluate educational games and integrate them into curriculum, (b) create educational games and game-based assessment, (c) understand theory, structure, and application of education games. Students learn component skills for game development, including programming, graphic design and game-based analytics. In an interdisciplinary group, they design, develop and test their own computer game in an educational setting or for research.  Completion of this certificate benefits individuals by improving their ability to select and use existing games for teaching and learning and also to create custom games for curriculum, courses and research.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency     
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements     
  3. ​​Application Process 

Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Complete the following (9 Credits):

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) years

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.