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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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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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‘First-class work’ by Interactive Media students recognized in BEA competition

Elon University graduate students received first- and third-place awards in this year's Broadcast Education Association's Festival of Media Arts.

Interactive Media students showcase projects for the public good in Iceland, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic

During their Jan. 25 presentations in Turner Theatre, graduate students in the Interactive Media master's program discussed their Winter Term “fly-in” projects and their experiences traveling to Costa Rica, Iceland and the Dominican Republic.

Project takes Interactive Media students to Iceland to discover connection between art, innovation

As part of their Winter Term “fly-in” experience, six graduate students in the Interactive Media master’s program traveled to Iceland to collect content for a monthlong project for the public good.

Communications faculty, students share advice at honor society event

Lambda Pi Eta hosted an Oct. 27 gathering that included a faculty panel, question-and-answer session and student-to-student mentoring.

iMedia graduate returns to share advice, WordPress expertise

David Kennedy G’10 visited with this year’s Master of Arts in Interactive Media cohort, discussing his own experiences in the graduate program as well as his role creating themes for WordPress, responsible for about 25 percent of websites around the world.

Elon professors publish research examining local languages and global networks

Derek Lackaff and William Moner, faculty members in the School of Communications, shared their research at the 34th annual International Conference on the Design of Communication.