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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Interactive Media Management

Develop superior New Media design and programming skills.

Get interactive

Look inside Sheridan’s Interactive Media Management program. In this one-year program, you’ll get hands-on experience and work with real clients to develop interactive websites and applications. No matter what your educational background, you’ll build on your existing skill set and learn many new skills that employers are looking for.

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Industry professionals recognize Sheridan as the best interactive multimedia college in Canada.

Prepare for your career

In the Interactive Media Management program, students learn to create, manage and develop web and mobile content, leveraging a curriculum in usability, interactivity, web programming, social media, user experience (UX) and emerging mobile technologies in an interdisciplinary, inter-professional collaborative learning environment.

The most up-to-date new media skills

Develop superior new media skills in this intensive one-year graduate program, learning to combine graphics, text, animation, audio and video to produce:

  • Web and mobile applications
  • Games and puzzles
  • Rich media and physical computing
  • Artistic and experimental work
  • Simulations for education and entertainment

Build environments from the ground up

Students learn to build interactive multimedia environments from the ground up using best practices for interface design and interactive programming. The curriculum teaches how to use HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, APIs, Javascript and Responsive Design to design and build traditional digital media, mobile web, natural user interfaces (NUI) utilizing emerging technologies of multi touch and gesture capture.

Additional information

Note: This program was formerly named Interactive Multimedia.

Creative innovation and problem solving typify all interactive multimedia courses at Sheridan.

Students acquire valuable experience by working with real-world clients, managing a complete project through all phases—from needs analysis to conceptualization, visual design, prototyping, development, testing and on-time delivery. Past clients have included the Canadian Football League (CFL), Ontario Block Parent, Halton Region Police Services, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, TVOntario and the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

Classes are small and intimate, ensuring plenty of direct student-instructor interaction. There's no better place to prepare for an interactive media career. Come see why Sheridan is widely recognized as the best.

Successful graduates may find employment with multimedia and web development companies; advertising agencies and new media companies; corporate environments (including creative, technical, marketing and training divisions); the increasingly important freelance market; education and government agencies; and the entertainment industry.

Additional sample employers include:

  • Baby Robot
  • Shaw Communications
  • IBM Interactive
  • Cossette
  • Taxi
  • Blast Radius
  • Epiculture
  • Critical Mass
  • MacLaren McCann
  • WestJet Airlines
  • TVOntario

Stitch Media and Jam3 are industry regarded and award-winning media companies whose founders and principals are graduates of the Interactive Media Management (formerly Interactive Multimedia) program.

Interactive Media Management program courses are held at the Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, Ontario.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Graduate Certificate

    • Full-Time
    • 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • Program code: PINME