Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Maryland (MD) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

EAST

We define the East Coast as Virginia, Rhode Island, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. 

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We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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MICA

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is among the nation’s oldest art colleges, and for nearly two-centuries distinguished artists have flocked to its venerable Baltimore campus. To this day, first year students are required to take foundational coursework in painting, drawing, sculpture and more.

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List of Maryland schools with game art, game design and game development degree

Below is a Maryland school that offers game art, game design, and game development degree programs:

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List of Maryland schools with animation degree programs

Below is a list of Maryland schools that offers animation degree programs:

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List of Maryland schools with graphic design degree programs

Below is a list of Maryland schools that offer graphic design programs:

Bowie State University, Bowie
Programs available: B. A. Fine Arts with Concentration in Visual Communication and Digital Media Arts

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Northeastern U.S. Region

More and more students flock to animation degree and certification programs in hopes of landing their dream job. While entertainment remains high on the list, a slew of industries require the insight and skillset of animators with many more applications on the horizon.  That’s why it’s imperative to find the right animation program for your career goals, whether they be in arts and entertainment or research and development.

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How to become a mobile app developer in Baltimore, Maryland

The city of Baltimore, Maryland is brimming with local businesses in search of mobile app developers.  People download apps to see live webcam views, scan search engines, create innovative artwork, snap photos and for more than a million other handy purposes.  There's even an app that serves as a virtual zippo lighter for rock concerts.  They say there's an app for everything now.  They're right.

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How to become a mobile app developer in Maryland

Nowadays, corporations in the state of Maryland issue an ongoing economic demand for competent developers of mobile applications.  Each day, many million apps are downloaded to hear local news, play trivia games, compose music, randomize sequences and for numerous other purposes.  For the frenemy in you, there's even a voodoo app whose effectiveness can be tested on various acquaintances, coworkers and exes.  Due to the viral popularity of mobile apps, many high tech professionals in Maryland are pursuing careers in the fast growing field of app development.

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Baltimore, Maryland

The city of Baltimore, Maryland is a busy little metropolis featuring more than 85,000 local companies.  Talented visual artists in Baltimore, especially artists who can illustrate, consistently find work among the city's many commercial businesses.  Illustrators draw everything from company logos to fictional characters to realistic portraits to background scenery to man made inventions and so much more. 

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