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AR x VR Visual Design Program

In this advanced AR x VR bootcamp, graphic designers, 3D modelers, and artists learn to design for XR applications.

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Next start Date:

June 14, 2021


12-week intensive part-time program


Course will be delivered 100% online

Course Overview

Learn to create immersive visual experiences and prepare for a career in AR and VR UX or UI design, 3D technical artistry, or AR and VR product design.

With live instruction, industry-based projects, and a focus on getting your portfolio ready, the program provides the tools you need to become a productive member of an XR-focused software development team.

Beyond development skills, the program teaches you how to analyze market trends and create innovative XR solutions.

Your Instructor

Kachina Studer

Kachina Studer

With over 15 years of interactive design experience, Kachina is a mixed reality design strategist at Boston-based architecture firm Arrowstreet. She is also a research associate at Harvard and MIT.

Through online instruction and self-study, XR Terra students create industry-led projects ready to showcase to prospective employers.

This specialized curriculum covers all aspects of XR user experience:

  • Storyboarding and wireframing
  • AR x VR prototyping
  • Unity UI projects and systems
  • Unity audio, video, animation, and particle effects
  • UX/UI for 2D and 3D projects
  • Product pitch and presentations
  • Professional project portfolio

The cost of the program provides an intense, high-touch environment that introduces a wide range of skills and technique. You’ll engage with industry partners and have career service support during and after completion.

We invite you to explore our scholarships and financing options. With the help of Climb, your cost could be less than $200 a month. Additionally, if you live in Massachusetts, you may qualify for an Income Share Agreement (ISA).

Don’t let the finances get in your way

Talk to your enrollment counselor to understand how to make this opportunity affordable.

Contact Admissions

We are committed to helping you find a career in XR. XR Terra’s dedicated team works with each student to prepare their portfolio and resume for prospective employers. Our industry connections help ensure you learn today’s marketplace is looking for.

The application process is easy

Once you complete the form, our admissions team will review your background and work with you to find the best program for you and your goals.


  • 2+ years of experience in 2D design
  • 3D modeling experience preferred

In addition to class time, instructors and TAs keep regular office hours. Reach out to them with questions. You’ll also have access to a dedicated Slack workspace to communicate with fellow class participants and instructors.

Numerous online resources are available for your reference anytime during the course.

This course delivers a Unity-certified curriculum

At the completion of the course, you’ll earn an XR Terra Certification badge and documentation affirming your mastery of the material and expertise in the topics covered.

Additionally, completion of the course results in six credits from Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology. You may be eligible to transfer these credits into other colleges. For more information, visit or contact us.

Why learn with XR Terra?

  • Real-world experience

    XR Terra has created the first outcome-focused courses for augmented reality and virtual reality. You’ll create a professional portfolio, even if you’ve never dabbled in AR or VR before.

  • Unity Authorized Training

    XR Terra is a Unity Authorized Training Partner. Unity is the industry-preferred platform to create 2D, 3D, VR, and AR experiences.

  • Career services

    Practice interview skills, receive curated job listings, and get your resume and portfolio in tip-top shape. Be matched with potential employers and XR Terra hiring partners.

  • Total Immersion

    Our intense 12-week program will prepare you with the key components of AR x VR. If you are serious about your training, we are serious about teaching you.

Next Steps

Reshape your reality with training for a career in the field of AR x VR with XR Terra. Classes have limited seating and start soon.