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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

  • Winter Fly-in

    Interactive Media students spend January in countries such as Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico, Iceland and Portugal. 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 or interactive DVDs. Learn more

  • Digital Workshops

    Each week, students have the chance to participate in workshops that build on classroom lessons, offer informal project critiques and introduce students to experts in the field. Want to learn something new? Great! Sessions can be tailored to student interests. Allie Boardman '11 discusses the graduate projects that helped her land a great job

  • Student Work

    Students developed mock-ups of iPhone interfaces. They gathered information, created sketches and worked through multiple variations of their ideas. The final mock-ups were presented in class and discussed in multiple critiques. Bradley Mu: iPhone alarm app

  • Careers

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

  • Network

    The program provides frequent exposure to industry trends and professional practices. Companies including Nike, Pace Communications, Free Range Studios, New Media Strategies and Happy Cog send representatives to visit and network with iMedia students.

  • Visit Campus

    Ready for more? Visit Elon to learn more about the program and tour the start-of-the-art facilities. Schedule an individual visit or join us for an Open House. The Campus Visit page has all the details


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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.


Eye on iMedia:



iMedia student's drone footage offers bird's-eye view of Dominican Republic

While visiting the Caribbean nation in January, Brandon Booker and his 2015 Interactive Media fly-in group captured breathtaking aerial footage, offering a new visual perspective for the graduate program’s annual Winter Term projects.

Live Oak Communications, Pace announce launch of Project Echo

Elon’s student-run strategic communications agency has partnered with the global content marketing firm based in Greensboro for an official collaboration. A partnership kickoff event is scheduled for Friday, March 13, at the Greensboro co//ab space.

Communications students, faculty recognized by BEA awards competition

Students and faculty from Elon University's School of Communications placed in several awards categories in the 2015 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts. They will be recognized at the organization's annual conference April 12-15 in Las Vegas.

Interactive Media students share 'fly-in' projects, experiences abroad

During on-campus presentations, graduate students in the Interactive Media master's program on Jan. 27 discussed their work from their travels in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Barbados and the Dominican Republic.

Interactive Media students competing for $10,000 prize

The team of Matthew Eastman ’13 G’15 and Jonathan Bucec G’15 is vying to win the Fan Favorite Competition in the 2015 SECU Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation and need your vote.

School of Communications offers free professional development course for alumni

Beginning in January 2015, the School of Communications faculty and Interactive Media master’s program will host a free online course for communications alumni, highlighting the fast-changing topics in mass communication today.