Video Game Programmers

(NOC 2174)
+13.73%
 

Requirement

These requirments are for computer programmers in general.

You usually need either a bachelor's degree in computer science or in another field with a significant programming component such as mathematics, commerce or business administration or a college program in computer science.

If you wish to specialize in commercial or engineering and scientific applications, you must take specific college or university courses or obtain experience in those applications.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to be come a programmer analyst or a computer systems analyst.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate

Useful Experience/Skills

Project management
Team project work
Proposal writing
Presenting
Financial management
Business operations

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Computer-related courses
Math
English

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science Bachelor; Honours
Computer Science Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Programming Diploma; Co-op
Cyber Security Analysis Certificate; Co-op
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Computer Science Bachelor; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science Bachelor; Honours
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Lakehead University - Orillia
Orillia, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 20, 2012