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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, you'll learn to create, manage and develop web and mobile content, leveraging a curriculum in usability, interactivity, front-end coding, 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
  • Physical computing and augmented reality
  • Immersive experiences and installations
  • Visual communication and visualization work
  • Games and puzzles

Build environments from the ground up

In this program, you'll learn to build interactive multimedia environments from the ground up using industry best practices for interface design and interactive programming. You'll use HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, APIs and responsive design to design and build digital media, mobile web, web animation and natural user interfaces (NUI) using multi touch, gesture capture and wearable technologies.

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 in small, collaborative groups using agile development to manage a complete project through all phases — needs analysis, problem solving, rapid prototyping, user experience design and development.

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; installation projects and the entertainment industry.

Sample employers include:

  • Rangle.IO
  • Shaw Communications
  • IBM Interactive
  • Leo Burnett
  • Taxi
  • Blast Radius
  • Epiculture
  • Critical Mass
  • McCann Canada
  • Jam3
  • TVOntario

Stitch Media and Jam3 are industry regarded and award-winning media companies whose founders and principals are graduates of Sheridan's 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