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Web Game Programming Careers Overview

Specialists in this field have pursued a passion for gaming and interactive media while mastering the multimedia tools and techniques used to create web-based games, dynamic web pages and training applications for consumer electronics and professional development. A DeVry University education can help you gain the technical skills and business know-how needed to take your place in the exciting and rewarding field of web game programming.

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from DeVry University with a specialization in Web Game Programming, you’ll be equipped to create and program interactive media for any industry. Professional responsibilities of web game programmers include:

  • Designing interactive web-based games and web-pages
  • Programming video, sound effects, images and animations into games and web pages
  • Developing online training tools and applications using simulations



Web game programming careers are found in nearly every industry, including:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Retail

Career Options


DeVry graduates in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in Web Game Programming will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Web programming
  • Animation
  • Interactive game programming
  • Simulation design
  • Curriculum design and training

The DeVry University Career Advantage


Whether you are looking to attend a traditional campus or an online university, DeVry University is the place where you can gain the skills, credentials, and respect you need to succeed in the world of web game programming. The proof is in the numbers. For the year ending with the October '09 graduates, 80% of U.S. DeVry Computer Information Systems graduates were employed in their field at an average salary of $45,801. (Of graduates who actively pursued and obtained employment and those who were already employed in education-related careers within 180 days of graduation.)