This continuing education certificate teaches 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. Taught by industry experts, students learn through hands-on application of real-world examples and concepts. Completing the program empowers learners to take advantage of their creative ideas and pursue employment opportunities in the creative writing, storytelling, and virtual reality industries.