Program Code: 6010
School: School of Communications, Media, Arts, and Design
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Program Type: Graduate Certificate program
Program Length: 1 year/ 3 semesters
Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer
The heart of Centennial College's Interactive Media Management program is user experience (UX). Through this offering, your ability to design and create meaningful interactive digital experiences will position you to succeed as an interactive media professional.
You'll find this graduate certificate program, facilitated through the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design, ideal if you've completed a post-secondary program and wish to apply your skills to a career in interactive media management. If you're passionate about making interactive experiences that "just work", this program is for you.
Your courses will teach you how to plan all elements of an effective interactive digital experience, starting with assessing what your audience needs to accommodate their needs through the interface, its design, and the words it contains. You'll also have the opportunity to work on your own project, from concept to prototype.
The interactive digital media industry is changing as mobile and immersion computing becomes more important and prevalent. As such, this collaborative and project-driven college media program will emphasize:
Content strategy and planning
Digital project management (grant charts, budgets, project planning, agile methodology)
Researching and surveying the interactive media landscape
You'll learn about the industry and available career options in the early stages of the Interactive Media Management program and complete your learning with a nine-week industry field placement.
RGD, which represents more than 3,000 graphic designers, managers, educators, and students across Ontario, formally recognizes the Graphic Design program.
A combination of multidisciplinary design skills and practical experience will set you apart from the competition.
You'll be more flexible in your design solutions and more desirable in the marketplace.
The Graphic Design program will develop your abilities to:
Think creatively and design effectively for print, motion, and interactive media.
Professionally execute your ideas in any medium.
Effectively communicate with employers and clients.
Start your career in any facet of the design industry.
Market yourself as a freelancer or start your own business.
Effect social change through your design problem-solving skills.
Understand all aspects of industry-standard workflow, from initial creative, through to print production or interactive prototyping.