Interactive Media & Game Development

Interactive media and gaming provides a wildly popular source of entertainment. WPI is home to one of the earliest and top-ranked academic programs in this field. Our Interactive Media & Game Development (IMGD) majors receive a base education in both the artistic and technical aspects of interactive media, underscoring the importance of blending art with technology, and the close working relationships required between artists and programmers.

Sample Companies that have Hired WPI Interactive Media & Game Development Graduates

MITRE Corporation
Amadeus North America
Centers Technology
Civil Aviation Training Europe
Convention Data Services
Indiana Legislative Services
Kaon Interactive
NexGen Interactions LLC
Volvo Trucks USA

Sample Graduate Schools

Average Starting Salary:
$82,000 (2020)
Learn more about Interactive Media & Game Development at WPI.
Sample Job Titles:
Co-founder & CEO
Operations Research Analyst
Supply Chain Leader
PowerXpert Application Engineer
Systems Engineer I
Mechanical Engineer
Research Assistant
Senior Software Engineer
VR Developer
Software Engineer
Purchasing Assistant
Quant Research Intern
Sample Major Qualifying Projects:
Reality Wizards- An AR Card Game
Detonicon- A Networked Game Utilizing AI to Study the Effects of Latency Compensation
Ellie's Spirit
Babies & Basilisks: An Asymmetric VR Party Game
Implementing Non-Player Characters in World Wizards

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.