Full Sail University

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Full Sail University is a private university based in Florida. Widely appreciated for the amazing music education (41 Full Sail graduates were credited on 46 artists’ releases that were nominated in 36 separate categories during the 2017 Grammy Awards), this school also provides many courses for future game developers. There are a number of Bachelors and Masters degrees available in Game Art, Game Design, Game Development and Mobile Gaming. Most of these courses are available online as well as on campus.


Presented with “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning” Award in 2011 by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)


630 educators who possess a wide range of academic and professional credentials that contribute to Full Sail’s unique learning experience


74 grads and one student were credited on nominated projects at The 2016 Game Awards (The final results featured 36 grads and one student winning awards across nine categories.)

Degree programs

Jameson Durall

Course Director, Game Design Bachelor's

Durall is a software designer who specializes in crafting impactful, interactive experiences. He has over 16 years of game design experience in Lead and Design Director roles at companies including Oddworld Inhabitants, Electronic Arts and Deep Silver Volition. His game design credits include Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath, The Simpsons Game, Godfather: The Game, The Godfather 2, Red Faction Armageddon, Saints Row IV and Agents of Mayhem. Together, these titles have sold over 17 million copies to date.


Chris Keeling

Program Advisory Committee Member

Michael Budd

Course Director, Game Arts Bachelor's

Keith Guerrette

Program Advisory Committee Member

Success Stories

Full Sail University actually has a Hall of Fame, which celebrates some of the most prominent alums. Its students produced music for pop stars, created some of the VFX for the major blockbuster films and helped to build amazing games.

Chance Glasco, Animator, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops

Elbert Perez, Senior VR Developer, HTC Creative Labs