Virtual Reality Training Academy & Development Lab
@ CUNY on the Concourse
VR TRAINING Academy
Lehman College @ CUNY on the Concourse
EON Reality Inc., has partnered with Lehman College to offer a Augmented & Virtual Reality Academy and Development Lab. This is the first opportunity for CUNY students and NYC residents to participate in an 11-month applied course of study in this exciting field. Course work includes animation, 3D graphics, and web design with direct links to employment opportunities. View Photos of the VR Lab Opening & Ribbon Cutting Event
The field of Augmented and Virtual Reality is a fast growing sector in the tech economy. Deloitte Global predicts that Virtual Reality will have its first billion dollar year in 2016 and says that the field will grow in the future. More Info
EON is a world leader in Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) market, including 3D interactive technologies and simulation solutions for training, education, manufacturing, and entertainment. EON is building tools to support the knowledge required by the jobs of the future. Visit Eon Reality Online
Open House Schedule
Upon being selected to the program, a tuition fee of $499 for CUNY students and $599 for other residents will be due.
Classes for the first cohort of the VR Academy began on Monday, May 15. - Location 2501 Grand Concourse, 3rd floor, Bronx, NY
We Are Looking For You!
We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who have both passion to succeed and a “can do” attitude. We are open to consider candidates with experience and a portfolio in gaming or web design. It’s a plus if individuals have an academic or industry background in computer science, web development, game design, architecture, engineering, mathematics, physics, or similar fields. Apply Online Now
Submission of an online application is the first step in the application process. In this online application, students will be asked to submit their background information, academic qualifications, work experience and interests. Apply Online Now
A selection committee will be formed including experts from Lehman College’s Information Technology Division and Computer Sciences Department. After review of applications, the committee will submit its recommendations for potential candidates. Successful applicants will be invited for a personal interview by the committee members.
Goals & Objectives
Spanning 11 months, the Virtual Reality Training Academy will immerse students directly in a professional context through real world projects. The approach promotes entrepreneurial thinking and knowledge. The problem-solving and group activities will help students to innovate and be prepared to join or launch a business upon completion of the training. View Curriculum