About the Envision Game & Technology Academy
At the Game & Technology Academy, you will be immersed in the world of computer game design and have access to the latest software, tools, and equipment, as well as the vast knowledge and experience of the leading game and design gurus at George Mason University. You’ll apply your new skills in hands-on workshops on a range of gaming technology topics, such as:
Life as a Game Artist
- Training Machine Learning Models
Unreal or Unity?
See your dream become reality! Throughout the program, you’ll collaborate with other like-minded future gamers and designers, as you create and ultimately showcase what could be the next Triple A title to your peers.
Opt for the residential program and get an inside look at gaming and design industries with a visit to the Virginia Serious Game Institute, where you’ll meet the founders of cutting-edge start-up companies, learn about the latest serious game technology discoveries and research and explore the different career paths available in the field of game design.
Level up! Beyond the game and graphic design experience, you’ll learn skills that will help you succeed in college, your career, and in life, like time management, information analysis, communications, team building, and problem solving.
By attending Game & Technology Academy, you can also receive one college credit per week through George Mason University for an additional fee.
Please note, we are currently evaluating all aspects of Game & Technology Academy and may make changes to the curriculum to ensure that the program meets the most up-to-date health and safety standards.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the 2020-2021 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.