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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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News

Communications Advisory Board makes spring visit, tours construction

Fourteen board members and guests visited campus April 8 to share their professional insight and receive an up-close look at the school’s facilities expansion.

Communications students recognized by BEA awards competition

Led by Nick Margherita’s first-place finish, several School of Communications students and graduates were recognized in the 2016 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts. Their awards will be presented at the organization's annual conference April 17-20 in Las Vegas.

iMedia students share 'fly-in' projects for the public good

Graduate students in the Interactive Media master’s program aided organizations and communities this January in Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ireland and the Dominican Republic as part of their studies.

Derek Lackaff publishes research on Better Reykjavik, civic technology

The assistant professor of communications examines socio-technical initiatives designed to promote citizen participation and collaborative problem solving in city governance.

Interactive Media students win UX Wars Case Competition

The team of Mike Garland ’15 G’16 and Tyler Parrott ’15 G’16 prevailed against student groups from more than 20 universities. 

Interactive Media students place second in Greensboro hackathon

Tarah Holland and Erin Turner ’15 joined three fellow hackers to develop a community-centered web app that makes it easier to locate food donation sites and encourages contributions.