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School of Design & Technology

Why study design and technology at Becker?

Becker College is a powerhouse in technology, giving you access to one of the top Game Design educations in the country, according to the Princeton Review. You can choose to major in our programs with minors in complementary departments that give you an expansive and flexible skill set. For example, if you want to start your own company, you can major in Applied Computer Science and add minors in Game Design and Business.

The Interactive Media Design program offers several concentrations in the areas of Game Arts, Game Audio, Game Design, Game Development and Programming, and Game Production and Management. As well as the Graphic Design program.

The Business program offers six concentrations in the areas of Administration, Computer Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management.

The Applied Computer Science program offers several specializations which include Game Programming, Information Security, and Data Science.

The curriculum will prepare you to flourish in a rapidly changing world with a strong entrepreneurial outlook and the ability to continuously rebrand yourself as your job and career path change in the future. At Becker College, you will prepare for a lifetime of opportunity without limits.

The School of Design & Technology at Becker College offers undergraduate majors and minors in Applied Computer Science, BusinessIntegrated Graphic Design, Esports Management, Interactive Media Design, Emerging Media and Content CreationSport Management, and  Math. You gain the opportunity to hone the practical skills to enter these high-growth fields, enriched with the ability to continue to adapt and maintain a successful career in a rapidly changing industry. Our game design program is ranked #2 in the world by the Princeton Review.

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The mentorship I received taught me how to run a business and make valuable contacts within the industry…(Petricore is) very fortunate that we’ve gotten the amount of help that we did from Becker.

Ryan Canuel

Class of 2015, Co-founder and CEO of Petricore

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Art exhibit to feature work by professor, alumni

Published on: September 18, 2020

A trio of artists with Becker ties are taking part in Preservation Worcester’s Architectural Heritage Exhibition, which runs through Tuesday, Nov. 24 at The Park View Room, 230 Park Avenue, Worcester.  The exhibit will feature artwork by Becker College Professor Scott Niemi and his sons, Becker alumni Andrew and Jonathan Niemi ’14.

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Becker student holds game development webinars

Published on: September 14, 2020

When Becker College senior Jacob Siegel’s summer internship was cancelled due to the global pandemic, he decided to use the time putting together a series of summer webinars—a project that he called the Game Dev Explorer program—with the goal of giving students an insider look at the game industry.

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Kickstarting success: Becker alum crowdfunds game

Published on: September 4, 2020

Becker College graduate Christian DeCoster ’19 recently found a way to bring his vision for a new video game to life, by asking the crowd for a hand. “Don’t Take It Personally, I Just Don’t Like You” surpassed its funding goal on the popular Kickstarter platform.

UPDATED! Fall Plans: August 2020Click here