The video game industry has seen tremendous growth over the last 25 years. This surge has created thousands of new jobs for workers with the right skills
St. Albans, VT (PRWEB) October 19, 2009
Distance learning school Stratford Career Institute announces the addition of a Video Game Design program to its curriculum of more than 60 career training courses.
Students enrolled in Stratford's Video Game Design course will receive training on all aspects of video game design from inception to sales. Primary areas of study include: introduction and history of video game design, storytelling, level design, player control, character types, strategy, interfaces, audio, teamwork and more.
"The video game industry has seen tremendous growth over the last 25 years. This surge has created thousands of new jobs for workers with the right skills," said Michael Boulay, Vice President of Student Services for Stratford Career Institute.
"Stratford's Video Game Design course is a convenient and affordable way for individuals get the training they need to work toward a successful career in the electronic gaming industry."
The video game industry began in the 1960's and has since seen rapid growth as new games and consoles engage increasing populations every year. Reports from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the software publishing industry currently employs more than 240,000 people and that employment is expected to increase by 32% through 2016.
Stratford's course was specifically designed to prepare graduates for entry level work in the video game industry, but could also be beneficial to those who simply wish to learn more about the games they love to play.
Interested individuals can request a free career information packet online at http://www.scitraining.com or by calling Stratford's toll-free at 1-800-363-0058.
Once enrolled, Students receive all textbooks and study guides in the mail and can take exams online, over the phone, or through the mail. Stratford's qualified instructors are available via toll free phone or e-mail to help students. Students graduate with a career diploma.
About the School:
Stratford Career Institute is a distance learning correspondence school that employs a distinct educational training method allowing students to complete their studies and earn their career diploma at home rather than spending hours in a classroom.
Contemporary online tools combined with traditional correspondence education give students the flexibility to study when it is convenient for them. Stratford allows their students up to two years to complete their studies.
Stratford Career Institute is a privately owned correspondence school that offers more than 60 home study career training courses including a high school diploma program.
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