Interactive media

Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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Overview

The online graduate certificate in interactive media from MU will help you advance your career in interactive, digital and social media.

This program is designed for students looking to gain insight into the rapidly changing media industry; providing them with the experiential skills necessary to enhance their current position — or transfer to a new position.

    Students who complete the graduate certificate with a 3.5 GPA or higher will not be required to take the GRE to apply to one of the journalism master’s programs.

    Quick facts

    Official name

    Graduate certificate in interactive media

    Campus

    University of Missouri

    Program type

    Graduate certificate

    Academic home

    Missouri School of Journalism

    Delivery mode

    100% online

    Accreditation

    Higher Learning Commission

    Credit hours

    15

    Estimated cost

    $13,851.00

    *This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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    Career prospects

    Potential careers

    • Broadcast news analyst
    • Search marketing strategist
    • Public relations specialist
    • Editor
    • Copywriter
    • Postsecondary communications teacher
    Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
    4.4%
    Employment growth
    Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
    $62,000
    Median salary

    Program structure

    Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

    Courses are offered in an 8-week format, allowing students to finish in one year.

    Acquire the knowledge you need to

    • Create an interactive media plan in your organization
    • Apply technology and analytics to journalism and strategic communication
    • Recognize the importance of audience engagement and development

    Delivery

    100% online

    Accreditation

    The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

    Learn more about this program

    This program is administered by the Missouri School of Journalism