Admissions Requirements

General Requirements

Applicants for graduate study in Games and Media Integration must hold a B.S., B.A. or B.F.A. degree and have considerable computing experience and show promise of ability to pursue advanced study and research. An overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 is needed. Applicants with a grade point average of less than 3.0 may be provisionally admitted on a case by case basis. International applicants must follow the international applicant requirements located on the 'How to Apply' page.

Entering students must have the equivalent of the following UCCS courses:

  • CS 1450 Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CS 3020 Advanced Object Technology using C#.net OR CS 3060 Object Oriented Programming in C++
  • MATH 2150 Discrete Mathematics
  • MATH 3130 Linear Algebra


A student who has completed CS 1450 but lacks the other pre-requisites may be admitted, but would still be required to satisfy the above requirements after admission. Students with considerable knowledge of programming and/or mathematical experience in the industry are encouraged to apply.

Application List

  • Official Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Goal Statement
  • GRE for International Students (148 minimum score)
  • English Proficiency of 6.5 or higher
  • Official Transcripts
  • Course by Course Evaluation  https://www.wes.org or https://www.naces.org

For application information: How To Apply

Streamlined Application Process

A Streamline Application is designed to offer outstanding UCCS students and alumni an expedited application to graduate school in participating programs.

  • If you are interested in applying, please fill out the regular application. Once you select that you have previously attended UCCS, it will ask you if you will be submitting the streamlined application.  The GRE and the English Proficiency requirements are waived for Streamlined Applicants.

  • Submit the application, a $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be about to graduate or graduated in the last 1 year
  • Letter of Recommendation from the Chair

For additional information, please contact the Computer Science Department.