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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

    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 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:



Seventh Interactive Media class arrives on campus

The 36 students in this year's Master of Arts in Interactive Media program have a variety of undergraduate degrees from universities across the United States and overseas.

Communications team covers international programming event in Morocco

A contingent from Elon University’s School of Communications traveled in May to Marrakesh, Morocco, to provide news coverage of the world’s largest collegiate programming contest.

Elon’s 2015 Interactive Media master’s class encouraged to ‘make things happen’

Craig Waller, president of the Greensboro, North Carolina-based marketing content company PACE, shared the advice with members of the Master of Interactive Media Class of 2015 during a May 21 graduation ceremony.

Interactive Media students showcase thesis projects

During their annual capstone exhibition on May 20, students in Elon University’s Interactive Media master's program presented the work they've completed this semester.

Hearsay Culture unveils new website

A new website for the technology, law and policy radio show and podcast hosted by Elon Law Professor David Levine features a mobile-friendly design, a new logo, expanded social network links and an embedded audio player for each show post.

Communications Advisory Board makes spring visit to Elon

Fifteen board members and guests, including chair Michael Radutzky of “60 Minutes,” were in attendance April 10 to hear about the future of the School of Communications and to share their professional insight with students and faculty.