Multimedia & Game Technology

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Program Phone

480-461-7298

Angeline Margaret Surber

Residential Faculty - CIS/BPC

480-461-7298

This program is part of the Business & Information Systems Department.

Multimedia & Game Technology

Part movie director, part recording producer, part animator, the multimedia professional is a creative and technical talent who integrates text, graphics, animation, audio, and video to produce dynamic, multi-sensory materials.

Nearly every business or organization that maintains a website requires a person with multimedia training. The Multimedia & Game Technology program at MCC is designed to give you the skills and capabilities you need to begin a career in this exciting field. 

Have you ever thought to yourself it’d be awesome to design video games for a living? Well, you can. Game technology is a discipline that includes the development and management of dynamic environments for games and related visual applications. The Multimedia & Game Technology program will prepare you for entry-level career opportunities with studios, organizations, educational institutions, advertising, and entertainment industries that require visual and interactive content.

The Multimedia & Game Technology program includes two areas of study:

  • Game Technology
  • Multimedia & Business Technology

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.

Certificate

The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Multimedia & Game Technology program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Multimedia Technology

Degrees

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Multimedia & Game Technology program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Business - General Requirements ABUS-GR Associate in Business General Requirements
Associate in Applied Science AAS Game Technology
Associate in Applied Science AAS Digital Media/Multimedia Technology

Career Opportunities

The Multimedia & Game Technology program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Graphic Designers $44,560
Multimedia Artists and Animators $58,940
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Multimedia & Game Technology program is available through the Business & Information Systems department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.