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Who Should Apply?

Candidates for the program should have a strong programming background with a strong interest MR technologies and applications.

Admissions Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

In addition, applicants applying to this program who have attended a college/university outside the United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation.

Applications are accepted for the Fall and Spring terms only.

Mixed Reality Engineering
Graduate Certificate
*Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants July 1 December 1
International Applicants January 15
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.


The certificate program will be nine credits. The curriculum includes three required courses that ensure students gain the concepts, skills, and experience required for developing high-quality VR, AR, and MR systems and applications. The three courses (Virtual Reality Engineering, Augmented Reality Engineer, and Mixed Reality Project) must be taken in sequence, as they have been designed to build upon each other, culminating in a team-based capstone project in the Mixed Reality Project course.

Required Courses – 9 Credit Hours

CAP 5115 Virtual Reality Engineering

CAP 6110 Augmented Reality Engineering

CAP 6117 Mixed Reality Project

Program Brochure

Please see the program brochure here.