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Choose The Right Online Video Game Degree Program For You

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For students interested in breaking into the gaming industry, there are many online degree programs to provide an education necessary to do so. With the wide variety of programs, however, how can you decide which online degree program at which college or university is the best fit for you and your lifestyle? The following are some of the major aspect of a school or program to analyze when trying to decide:

Technical Requirements – Paying attention to the technical requirements of enrolling in a degree program is vital when it comes to online programs. Since online degree programs rarely require students to attend any courses on campus, they use many different online and computer-based technologies to relay information to students. Live-streamed content, virtual classrooms, online conferences and chat rooms, and recorded lectures can all be used throughout a course. In order to participate in this type of learning, you must have reliable access to a computer and the internet. It’s also important in video game degree programs to make sure you have a computer with enough memory to hold large files, like those created and used in animation courses. It’s also recommended that you have other software loaded on your computer, including Photoshop or Illustrator.

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