Engage VR Creator

Graduate Micro-Credential

Dive into the future of VR content creation with our program, where experiential learning in the metaverse shapes your skills. Use the ENGAGE virtual learning platform to tailor your expertise in VR animations and simulations. Takes six credit hours to complete and also available online! 

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Learn VR Content Creation with Engage VR and Mississippi State

Learn Virtual Reality Content Creation with EngageVR and Mississippi State

The Engage VR Creator Micro-Credential provides professionals with an opportunity to advance their level of competence in the understanding, management and applications of cybersecurity and privacy technology. 

Experiential Learning in the Metaverse: Our program leverages experiential learning through the metaverse, allowing you to immerse yourself in the world of VR content creation. Through hands-on experience, you'll learn to develop VR animations and simulations aligned with your personal interests or career aspirations.

Endorsed by Industry Leaders: The ENGAGE VR has been adopted by leading organizations across various business verticals, including KPMG, Pfizer, 3M, Stanford University, Lenovo, HSBC, KIA, and many more. ENGAGE, one of the fastest-growing platforms in the Metaverse, collaborates with over 180 global enterprises to bring virtual strategies to life.

The program is 100% online and can be completed in as little as one semester if enrolled full-time, and one to two semesters if enrolled part-time.

Our curriculum comprises two meticulously crafted courses that form the cornerstone of your educational journey in VR:

  1. PCS 6103 Designing Immersive VR Experiences I: This course equips students with essential skills in 3D modeling and animation, alongside proficiency in advanced VR software tools. The focus is on enabling creators to bring their visions to life in the virtual space, ensuring their creations are not only engaging but also meaningful to their intended audiences.
  2. PCS 6113 Designing Immersive VR Experiences II: This course takes a strategic approach to VR, guiding students through the process of identifying target audiences, conceptualizing VR experiences that resonate, and evaluating the effectiveness of these experiences. It's about crafting VR solutions that are not just innovative but also directly applicable to real-world scenarios and challenges.

Our graduates emerge as proficient VR creators, ready to make significant contributions, where VR is not just an accessory but a transformative force.

The EngageVR Graduate Micro-Credential program is designed with flexibility and accessibility in mind, catering to the diverse needs of today’s professionals and students.

Flexible Learning Options: Courses within the EngageVR program are structured to accommodate all terms through two consecutive eight-week sections. This scheduling flexibility ensures that whether you’re on campus or engaging from afar, you can seamlessly integrate your studies into your busy life. Our program emphasizes proficiency in the Canvas learning management system, providing a robust online learning environment that supports your academic journey.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: This offering is primarily avaiable online. Online students are encouraged to immerse themselves in their studies using VR headsets, such as the Oculus Quest, though it is not a requirement for participation in the program. There may be some terms where a traditional classroom offering is available For those courses where students will attend in person, the face-to-face classes convene in the ISWD VR teaching lab, equipped with the latest in VR technology and tools. This state-of-the-art facility offers an unparalleled opportunity to engage with cutting-edge VR equipment, enhancing your learning experience.

The Engage VR Graduate Certificate program at Mississippi State University not only provides a comprehensive education in virtual reality (VR) technologies but also opens up a world of opportunities for our graduates.

Internship Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the program, you'll unlock the potential for internships with Optima Ed, a vanguard in VR education. These internships offer invaluable hands-on experience, further refining the skills you have acquired and setting the stage for remarkable career trajectories in the burgeoning field of VR.

Career Opportunities Abound: The applications of VR technology are vast and varied, cutting across multiple industries and sectors. Our graduates find themselves well-equipped to navigate and thrive in a multitude of career paths. Whether it’s pioneering educational tools in academia, advancing patient care in healthcare, innovating entertainment experiences, designing immersive architectural visualizations, or beyond, the skills and insights gained through the Engage VR program are directly applicable and highly sought after.

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