Calgary, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The interactive gaming market is exploding right now, and Bow Valley College Centre for Entertainment Arts (CEA) is ready to become player one, announcing today that it’s launching a new Advanced Game Development Diploma.  

The next generation of game developers and designers will start training in the Fall 2022 semester. Applications will open in December 2021.

“We are thrilled about getting into the gaming and immersive technology space, providing students the skills they will need to be job-ready in this exciting industry,” says Dr. Misheck Mwaba, president and CEO of Bow Valley College. “Economic forecasts show strong growth in the video game sector. We see the need for more Canadian talent and are proud to start developing that pipeline.”

Digital industries are increasingly taking centre stage in Calgary, with numerous promising job opportunities emerging. Bow Valley College CEA will be a critical player through its program offerings, preparing students for in-demand roles available in the gaming industry.  

“Creative minds interested in a career as a game developer no longer have to go east or west to learn the craft,” says Alison Anderson, dean of business and technology, and the …

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