The Immersive Storytelling and Content Development Professional Certificate teaches learners skills and competencies in creative writing, storytelling and scripting in linear and non-linear immersive environments. Students will learn core literary devices (e.g., structure, scene and character), strategies and techniques to create original creative works and approaches for developing interactive experiences for multiple mediums and modalities. Additionally, students will author virtual reality experiences within an industry-standard game engine. These instructor-led courses are taught by industry experts and students learn through hands-on application of real-world examples and concepts. Completing the certificate empowers learners to pursue their creative ideas and employment opportunities in the creative writing, storytelling and virtual reality industries.