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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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Interactive Media graduates advised to use their education to find their way through life

Family, friends and Elon faculty and staff gathered on May 22 with the 28 students in the Master of Arts in Interactive Media program's Class of 2018 to celebrate their completion of the program. 

Driven by passion: iMedia students showcase their thesis projects

During their annual capstone exhibition, held on May 21 in Long Building,  graduate students in Elon University’s Interactive Media master's program presented the work they've completed this semester to professionals, faculty and staff, family and friends.

iMedia Capstone Exhibition to highlight innovative thesis projects

On May 21, the evening before their Commencement ceremony, 29 graduate students in Elon University's Interactive Media master's program will share their capstone projects with professionals, faculty and staff, family and friends.

Doug Kass captures top prize at BEA conference

Ten communications faculty and staff members attended the 2019 Broadcast Education Association conference and Festival of Media Arts, where Assistant Professor Doug Kass was recognized for his public service announcement promoting the United Nations AIDS outreach program.

PR executives charge students to be ‘unapologetically you’ when working in the industry

In partnership with the PR Council, the School of Communications hosted its PR Agency Careers Diversity and Inclusion Panel Discussion on Feb. 25. The wisdom session and ensuing networking reception featured strategic communications and human resources executives from W20 Group, Ketchum, Weber Shandwick, Taylor Global, FleishmanHillard, Finsbury and EP+Co.

Communications majors ‘get connected’ at internship and career expo

The 2019 Communications Internship Showcase & ePortfolio Review drew 35 organizations to the School of Communications on Feb. 12 to meet with students seeking internships, employment opportunities and career advice.