MS in Interactive Media and Communications

Thrive in an ever-changing digital world.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, the master of science in interactive media and communications can help you get ahead in fields such as marketing, public relations, journalism, entertainment, publishing, health care and many more. More than ever, these industries are actively seeking expert digital professionals with the unique ability to think critically and leverage creative problem solving to break through the noise and connect with a wide range of audiences.

This 100 percent online program prepares you to meet that demand, immersing you into the worlds of social media analytics, web design and production, digital audio and video, user experience (UX), user interface (UI), visual storytelling and content management; all while preparing you with skills you can immediately use on the job. You'll also learn how to critically analyze all aspects of media in order to become an innovative thinker and gain the ingenuity you need to adapt and lead as the industry continuously evolves.

Students in this program have the opportunity to choose from numerous focused electives to meet their career goals. Certain elective sequences can also lead to stackable certifications in the areas of social media and user experience design.

Curriculum Overview

The master of science in interactive media and communications prepares students to think critically and creatively leverage multimedia assets to become effective digital storytellers. Coursework covers the foundations of digital media, including web design and development, social media, digital audio and UX/UI. During this course, you will create a comprehensive master's capstone plan for your own professional use.

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With a global reputation for excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education, Quinnipiac University's School of Communications produces some of the most intelligent and talented professionals in modern media. Both the school's online and on-campus programs are designed to help students thrive, even as the communications landscape and the technology that drives it drastically shift at a rapid pace.

The school also prepares students for the highly competitive fields that fall under the communications umbrella. Our graduates are recruited by top advertising, entertainment, marketing and news organizations that seek expertise in content creation, production and management.

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