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Welcome Becker College Interactive Media Students

You are our neighbors, our colleagues, and our collaborators – and as you face the decision on where to continue your education, we are here to help. Our two institutions share much, and we hope to welcome all of you for whom WPI feels like the right place. We also recognize how important it is to provide continuity, so there could be opportunities for Becker faculty and staff to join WPI as well. All of us share a passion for innovation and impact, and for creating and keeping jobs in our commonwealth even as our work changes the world.

Becker and WPI have signed an agreement offering a path to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interactive Media & Game Development for students currently enrolled in the following programs at Becker:

  • Interactive Media: Game Art
  • Interactive Media: Game Design
  • Interactive Media: Game Development & Programming
  • Interactive Media: Game Audio
  • Interactive Media: Game Production & Management

As part of this process, WPI will automatically accept all students who are currently enrolled in any one of the programs listed above at Becker who also:

  • Are in good conduct standing
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA as of the end of the current academic year
  • Submit applications to transfer to WPI on or before June 1, 2021

Additional Transfer Options

Students who are not eligible to transfer to WPI under this specific Becker-WPI Pathway Program are encouraged to explore traditional transfer pathways to WPI. Visit wpi.edu/+transfer or email transfer@wpi.edu for more information.

MS in Interactive Media and Game Development

WPI will also offer a course of study leading to a Master of Science Degree in Interactive Media and Game Development to students currently enrolled in the graduate program in Interactive Media Design at Becker College.

Have Questions?

We understand you will have many questions as you navigate this process. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions or you can send questions directly to Becker-Help@wpi.edu.

Learning Under The WPI Plan

The WPI Plan is a framework to provide as top-tier, project-based education that sets you apart. With a strong emphasis on project work to integrating the humanities and arts into a customizable curriculum, the WPI Plan prepares students to hit the ground running upon graduation.

Hands-on Learning

Here you don’t just learn, you do. This means our students continuously blend skills learned in the classroom with hands-on, immersive opportunities. 

A Lifetime of Returns

WPI graduates from the class of 2020 earn an average starting salary of more than $72,000, 38% higher than the national average. Our Career Development Center is ranked one of the top in the nation by The Princeton Review, and connects students with more than 400 employers that recruit on campus each year through three annual career fairs and a variety of virtual and in-person events.

A Welcoming Community

As the newest members of the Herd, you’ll become a member of a close-knit, inclusive, and safe community with a robust support system ready to help––academically, emotionally, physically, and culturally.

With over 250 student organizations, we’ve got something for everyone—from underwater hockey and improv comedy to diversity in games and a video game club. More than 80% of students are involved in athletics—between 20 Division III varsity sports and dozens of intramural and club teams.