Master of Fine Arts in Emergent Media

Create the Future of Emerging Media

Champlain's  MFA in Emergent Media provides a personal and rigorous experience for creative thinkers looking to build rewarding careers around media, technology and design. While focusing on building skills, problem-solving and adapting to change, you’ll develop the most important strengths for long-term career success: integration, collaboration and adaptability. You’ll learn to create interactive approaches in emerging media capable of transforming people’s lives though media.

  • Explore the crossroads of art, innovation and technology. Through our innovative program students help define the next generation of expressive media communications and interactive design.

  • Successful careers await our MFA graduates. Over 90% of the class of 2012-2013 found rewarding careers in an industry with ever growing demand.

  • Immerse yourself in the latest technological advances through a collaborative production environment. Champlain's Emergent Media Center (EMC) provides a working studio where undergraduate and graduate students work together on mission-based digital media innovations for real clients.

  • Use our MakerLab to bring your ideas to life. The Champlain College MakerLab is a prototyping facility equipped with state-of-the-art 3D printers, 3-D scanner, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, Arduinos and traditional tools allowing students to explore possibilities for invention and entrepreneurship.

  • Learn from leaders in the world of emergent media. Our MFA faculty are industry experts in the world of video games, interactive design, mobile computing and more. Their insight and experience adds real-world lessons to the curriculum.

  • Live and work in Burlington, VT, a perfect college town. Burlington's vibrant art scene and relative proximity to high-tech hubs makes it a prime location to live and work with emergent media.

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