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  • Program Benefits

    Whether you’ve been working for a few years or are just finishing an undergraduate degree, the 10-month Interactive Media program will power your career to the next level. You’ll study design, theory and create interactive projects as you develop multimedia skills valued by a wide-range of employers. Brook Corwin '10 explains the importance of his degree

  • Digital Media Workshop

    It all starts with a three-week crash course where you’ll navigate the latest industry standard software and equipment, and begin to learn skills you’ll use throughout the program. Work together with your new classmates and get to know professors who will soon become mentors.

  • Winter Fly-in

    Students spend January in countries such as Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico, Iceland, Portugal, England and Cuba. Students work in teams capturing interviews, photographs, audio and video to help nonprofits build community recognition, increase volunteer efforts and boost fundraising by creating websites, social media content and other online marketing tools. Learn more

  • Student Work

    During the annual capstone exhibition, students share their semester-long thesis projects, which include educational websites, interactive videos, mobile/tablet apps, and more. Sam Kahle ’15 created a virtual reality experience, named “Luna," that teaches users about the phases of the moon

  • Careers

    Interactive Media alumni work in a variety of fields all across the country. Ninety-two percent of recent graduates were employed within four months of graduation. Alumni land jobs in New York, LA, Austin, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago and Charlotte. Learn more

  • Network

    The program provides frequent exposure to industry trends and professional practices. Companies including ESPN, SocialFlow, Smithsonian Institution, Tiffany & Co. and Razorfish send representatives to visit and network with iMedia students.

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A New Way to Learn

Elon’s 10-month, full-time program prepares graduates to think strategically across media platforms; plan and create interactive media content consisting of text, images, sounds, video and graphics; and manage information for interactive news, entertainment and persuasive communications.

Students learn from award-winning professors, build their own interactive media projects in state-of-the-art facilities, and help chart the future of media communication. All in less than a year. All at Elon.
 

 

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News

PSAs produced by Doug Kass airing internationally on World Cup telecasts

The assistant professor of communications teamed with fellow Elon colleagues Mitch Herndon and Clay Stevenson, as well as recent iMedia graduate Trey Caldwell, to develop three public service announcements to promote the United Nations AIDS outreach program.

Elon employees honored at Staff Appreciation Day

Six Elon staff members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the university at a May 25 awards program during the annual staff appreciation celebration in Alumni Gymnasium.

Interactive Media students exhibit innovative thesis projects

The evening before their Commencement ceremony, 25 graduate students in Elon University's Interactive Media master's program shared their capstone projects with professionals, faculty and staff, family and friends.

Interactive Media graduates told to 'choose wisely' as they look to the future

Family, friends and Elon faculty and staff gathered on May 17 with the 25 students in the Master of Arts in Interactive Media program's Class of 2018 to celebrate their completion of the program. 

Elon contingent prominent at BEA conference

Sixteen communications faculty and staff members attended the 2018 Broadcast Education Association conference and Festival of Media Arts, where students accepted three top awards and led the video documentation of the Las Vegas event's research symposium.

Elon students capture three first-place awards in BEA competition

School of Communications students earned a total of five awards in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts.