Transform your love of computer simulation into a challenging and profitable career! Courses cover creative arts, visual arts, audio/video technology, creative writing, modeling, design, programming and management. You will receive hands-on training in design, 3D modeling, software engineering, database administration and programming which are all necessary for creating simulations and games. Your career options include jobs in the following industries: animation, entertainment, healthcare, engineering, forensics, education, NASA, military, and governmental agencies. The national average salary of simulation developers is between $39,275 and $107,426.
Credentials available: Associate of Applied Science Degree and Certificate in Simulation and Game Development.
Things to Consider: Nearly all organizations rely on fixed and mobile devices that use some form of simulation technology. Simulation allows on-demand employee training, research, concept development, testing, and performance optimization. Simulation is in almost every facet of society and presents excellent employment opportunities.