SAN FRANCISCO — Unity Technologies (http://madewith.unity.com), a development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR and AR games and experiences, has entered into partnership with the University of Utah. Under the agreement, all senior undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) program can become Unity Certified Developers, free of charge.
The Unity Certification Exam and program is designed to give developers the opportunity to validate their design and programming skills and demonstrate foundational proficiency in the industry’s leading platform for game development. Unity serves more than 5.5M registered developers around the world, from independent creators and hobbyists to mid-size and AAA studios.
“We’re committed to supporting developers and believe Unity Certification helps bridge the gap between a passion for games and a successful career,” says Megan Stewart, Head of Global Education at Unity Technologies. “The University of Utah is the most prestigious game design program in the country, and this move illustrates a clear focus on the long-term success of their students.”
“A dedication to academic excellence is our top priority, and we take every measure to ensure that our students are well prepared for their careers in the competitive fields of game design and development,” says Robert Kessler, Director of the University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering program. “The Unity Certification Exam is one more way we can help our distinguished alumni stand apart from the crowd with marketable skills and a strong foundation.”