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SAE Expression College is nestled in the thriving Bay Area, just across the bridge from San Francisco in Emeryville, CA.

The Bay Area is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters than any other city outside of New York.

Our school is connected to a network of over 50 SAE Institute campuses worldwide.

Prepare for a career in the interactive entertainment industry with the Bachelor's Degree in Game Development at SAE Expression College.

You can learn both the technical and creative components of fine arts as well as the essential business principles of the entertainment industry through this immersive, hands-on program. During your studies, you'll complete projects that mirror the real world game development pipeline.

In as few as 32 months, you can earn your Bachelor's Degree in Game Development and can be prepared for entry-level career opportunities as a Level or Game Designer, 3D Artist, Mobile Game Developer, UI/UX Designer, and more.

"Your career starts the first day you enter courses. Make as many connections and keep them up during your time as a student, and if you have applied yourself right, you will have the professionalism needed to excel."

Erik Ose, Alumnus
Erik is currently the Lead Environment Artist at Telltale Games and is recognized for his work on the groundbreaking game series, The Walking Dead.

Learn by doing.

At SAE Expression College, you'll learn hands-on and be able to interact with industry professionals to solve real problems. You will work in a simulated studio environment, implementing project management strategies to successfully meet deadlines, while putting your skills to practice using the principles of audio/visual design and asset production for games.

Bring the virtual worlds you imagine to life.

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