Art Institutes

Gaming & Technology

Program Areas

Game Art Design Program

Game Art & Design

You can learn how to take games from concept to market-ready—and turn your skills and passion for gaming as you prepare for a career as a key player and virtual storyteller.

Instructional Technology

NEW Instructional Technology and Design

Use design technology to create innovative online education platforms and experiences as you have the opportunity to learn to engage and educate students.

Software Development

NEW Software Development for Creative Technologies

Turn your passion for creative problem solving into preparation for a career developing software and programming solutions designed for creative industries that are more intuitive, functional, and inventive.


Visual & Game Programming

Blend a programmer’s skills and an artist’s vision to solve creative and technical challenges and bring life to video game levels, characters, and stories.

Latest Happenings

VAPA Gaming & Technology
High Schoolers Complete Game Design Workshop at Inland Empire

Two Inland Empire instructors led 16 local high school students in a week-long game design workshop that culminated in the students storyboarding and pitching their game ideas.

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Gaming & Technology
Inland Empire Campus Welcomes Game Artist Corwin Paradinha

Students from The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire recently listened to a presentation from game artist Corwin Paradinha, who worked on TITANFALL 2.

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Gaming & Technology
Gaming Industry Pros Visit Inland Empire Campus

Jeremy Cranford of Blizzard Entertainment recently led an interactive workshop and portfolio review at the Inland Empire campus, collaborating with seven other gaming industry professionals.

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