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Gaming, Simulation & Visualization (VTD) 

Phone: (208) 885-7083
Fax: (208) 885-9428
E-mail: vtd@uidaho.edu

University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2491
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2491

What People Do

What You Can Do

From video game creation and film animation, to forensic analysis and architectural designs, the career options are endless for graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Virtual Technology and Design. You may become a:

  • World builder (entertainment, non-entertainment, education, simulation)
  • Animator
  • Game designer
  • Game level designer
  • Visualization specialist

Computer rendering


There is a high demand for trained virtual design professionals across many industries, with several major employers located right here in Idaho and throughout the Pacific Northwest. A virtual technology and design degree from the University of Idaho positions you as a desirable candidate for exciting virtual design careers with starting salaries in the $45,000 range. Graduates are prepared for professional careers in the following industries:

  • Computer game
  • Serious games / Simulations (non-entertainment)
  • Visualization
  • Films
  • Television
  • Theater
  • Military
  • Medical
  • Forensics
  • Education
  • Training
  • Real estate development
  • Architecture