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Division of Creative Media

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Program Areas

Game Design & Game Science

Northeastern’s programs aim to transform students into critical makers with the ability to create high-quality, innovative, and inclusive across a broad array of media, communities, and contexts.

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Animation concentration provides a comprehensive exploration of the entire production pipeline for a variety of animated content including films, visual effects, broadcast, visualization, games, and spatial media.

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Extended Realities / XR

The Master of Science in Extended Realities seeks to open the new technologies, methods, practices, and skills of extended realities (XR) to students. XR includes augmented, virtual, and mixed reality.

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Media Arts

The Media Arts BFA is an intensive studio program where students can learn about the changing technology landscape while building their skills through theory, experimentation, and critique.

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Art History, Minor

An ideal complement to all Art + Design majors and combined majors, the Art History/Visual Studies minor provides the techniques of visual intelligence necessary to successfully navigate an increasingly image-driven world across all areas of art and design.

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Student Game Studio

The Games Studio at Northeastern is an environment that empowers collaboration and discovery. Students partake in the learning and community-building needed to succeed as academics and game developers.

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The Extended Reality Initiative at Northeastern

Igniting impact in an increasingly virtual world. Northeastern’s Extended Reality (XR) Initiative is a transdisciplinary hub that empowers our diverse  XR community to collaborate, ideate, and develop solutions to the world’s challenges.

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Games at Northeastern

Northeastern University is a transformative, agile, and innovative thought leader in human-centered and data-driven game design. Learn how we’re reaching across our diverse network to empower the next generation of game designers, developers, and storytellers.

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