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  • New Online Game Studies and Design Major Unveiled for Fall 2024

January 29, 2024

Midway University is pleased to announce the addition of a cutting-edge program to its academic majors, the online Bachelor of Science in Game Studies and Design, launching in Fall 2024.

Dr. Ellen Bloomfield, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, expressed enthusiasm, stating, “This innovative program equips students with essential storytelling and critical thinking skills, seamlessly integrated with the art and technical aspects of game design.”

The comprehensive curriculum covers game studies, game development, graphic design, storytelling, and interactive narrative design. Notably, this 100% online program aligns with the industry's remote work trend, providing students with flexibility tailored to the dynamic gaming sector.

Dr. Bloomfield emphasized, “Midway University continues to evolve its offerings to meet the demands of a growing number of students seeking advanced degrees online and matching programs with career opportunities.”

Citing a Los Angeles Times report, the global games market was poised to generate nearly $188 billion in revenue by 2023, with the U.S. video games industry employing around 270,000 individuals. The expanding job opportunities make this program timely and relevant.

Midway University offers more than 20 online majors in various fields. Prospective students are invited to explore this exciting opportunity and learn more online at www.midway.edu/game-design and inquiries can be directed to admissions@midway.edu.