Cyber Gaming Frequently Asked Questions

What is cyber gaming?

Cyber gaming is an interdisciplinary concentration that applies the rigor of computer science to the creative challenges of game development. The computer gaming industry has grown exponentially over the last 20 years fueling significant business and technical innovation.

What do graduates with a cyber gaming concentration?

The Cyber Gaming concentration program for Computer Science & Information Technology majors prepares students for careers in the $70 billion professional games industry. But graduates also can find careers in healthcare simulation, scientific visualization and other computing professions.

What makes Florida Polytechnic University’s Cyber Gaming concentration unique?

With a core curriculum in computing, mathematics and science, students are able to combine advanced technical skills with training in the visual arts to develop innovations in digital gaming.

Course Highlights: What You Need to Know

Industry Facts

  • Rehabilitative video games are used to treat autism.
  • The U.S. military uses gaming to train personnel.
  • Disaster prep. and logistics industries use gaming.
  • Monsanto incorporated gaming into wellness programs.
  • Courses

  • Digital Media Production
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Computer Architecture and Organization
  • Game Design and Development
  • Economic Benefits

  • Video game revenue to reach $101 billion by 2020.
  • Game sales will reach $99.6 billion in 2016.
  • Mobile gaming to outrun PC with $36.9 billion.
  • Cyber security market hit $75 billion in 2015.
  • Top Employers

  • Disney InterActive
  • Activision
  • Artix
  • EA
  • “With the emerging cyber security landscape and the increasing digital footprint of businesses, more and more organizations will seek individuals to help protect and monitor their security measures against hackers and breaches.”

    Dr. Anas Salah Eddin, Florida Poly professor