Extended Reality


Don’t explore strange new worlds, create them 

The use of extended reality (XR) technology is exploding, from video games that take place in virtual worlds — and others that incorporate the real world  — to medical diagnosis and product design applications that utilize a virtual environment. 

The Bachelor of Science in extended reality degree at Trine University equips you to succeed in this leading-edge field. 

The degree: The future of technology 

Encompassing augmented, virtual and mixed reality, XR is defined as interaction between humans and computer-generated graphics, either in reality or in a virtual environment. The Bachelor of Science in extended reality degree at Trine University will prepare you to develop XR apps and apply XR technology across multiple disciplines. 

The experience: Developing and applying XR 


You will develop XR applications using Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D content. The training you receive in your Trine coursework will prepare you to earn Unity certification, demonstrating your technical skills and applied knowledge to potential employers.

You also will learn to analyze the advantages of AR and VR technologies and apply them to real-world problems.

The result: XR that’s ready for prime time 

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in extended reality program, you will be able to develop immersive VR experiences using industry-standard platforms. You will write efficient, optimized code and use quality assurance testing methodology and management to create market-ready XR applications. You will be able to develop XR solutions to problems in a variety of industries. 

Additional Information


Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

Program Information


BS in Extended Reality

Program Feature

Lifetime Guarantee


120 hours



Campus Location

Angola, IN

Careers in Extended Reality

Logan Krehbiel
I was enjoying helping my professor and academic advisor Dr. Kelly in adding virtual reality to her course work and helping her out with side projects, which is what finally helped me reach the decision to switch my major.
Logan Krehbiehl
Computer Science and Information Technology Class of 2024
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Trine University

Trine offering new extended reality degree

May 31, 2022

Trine University will launch a Bachelor of Science in extended reality (XR) degree program this fall, one of the first in the nation to prepare students to apply the technology across multiple disciplines.