Video Game Design Schools In Michigan

Video Game Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited video game design schools in Michigan. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the video game design academic community in Michigan, and the future trends in video game design training at the following levels:

  • Video Game Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Video Game Design
  • Bachelors degree in Video Game Design


Schools

  1. Baker College of Flint

    1050 West Bristol Road, Flint, Michigan 48507-5508

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  2. College for Creative Studies

    201 E Kirby, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  3. Davenport University

    6191 Kraft Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512-9396

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  4. Delta College

    1961 Delta Road, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  5. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  6. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  7. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  8. ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming

    1980 Metro Court S.W., Wyoming, Michigan 49519

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  9. Kalamazoo Valley Community College

    6767 West O Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003-4070

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  10. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  11. Kirtland Community College

    10775 N Saint Helen Road, Roscommon, Michigan 48653

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  12. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  13. Muskegon Community College

    221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49442-1432

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Troy

    1522 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083-1905

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  15. Baker College of Auburn Hills

    1500 University Dr, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326-2642

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  16. ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek

    6359 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, Michigan 48473

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Michigan 25,370
National 1,051,700

Of all of the video game design professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Michigan.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Michigan

6,560 6,970 5,440 5,330 25,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Video Game Design is a growing field in Michigan. There were 18,810 more video game design professionals working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of video game design professionals has grown by 287%. This growth is slower than the national trend for video game design professionals which shows a 384% increase in the number of video game design professionals working around the nation.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$45,590 $47,315 $47,670 $48,190 $61,948
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of video game design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to video game design professionals are increasing in Michigan. Video game design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,590 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $61,948 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$36,882
25th percentile
$46,285
50th percentile
$59,685
75th percentile
$76,652
90th percentile
$91,452

This represents a growth in salaries of 26%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 148% pay differential between the highest paid video game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of video game design in Michigan.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Michigan

Computer Animation
$56,020
Computer Programming
$69,010
Computer Science
$70,556
Game Design
$63,812
Video Game Design
$61,948

Video game design professionals in Michigan earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Michigan

associate
7
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total18

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited video game design schools in Michigan is increasing. In Michigan, there were 65 graduates in 2006. And there were 134 graduates from video game design courses in 2010.

This represents a 106% increase in the number of video game design degree or certificate school graduates in Michigan state. Most of these graduates, or 39%, earned an associate's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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