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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Interactive Media Management

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

(Oakville)

For the Fall 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View details on delivery modes for all programs.

Develop superior New Media design and programming skills.

Program Overview

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.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

International Student?

This program is part of our new two-year graduate certificate bundles! You may be able to qualify for a three-year post-grad work permit.

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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    APPL57198Web Application Development4
    DSGN53871 Web Design 13
    MGMT53567Project Management 12
    INFO56206Interaction Design & User Experience4
    APPL50229Interactive Coding 16
    DSGN54178Technology Design Studio 14
    MEDA53431Audio/Video1.5
    Total:24.5
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    APPL57545Mobile Application Development4
    DSGN52652Web Design 23
    MGMT55035Project Management 23
    DSGN58634Mobile Design3
    APPL58263Interactive Coding 26
    DSGN55288Technology Design Studio 24
    MEDA54100 Audio/Video 2 1.5
    Total:24.5

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Postsecondary diploma or degree

and/or

  • Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience

Students are expected to have computer literacy skills prior to admission (Microsoft Windows, image editing software, web page tools).

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of:

  • Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience
and
  • Response to a questionnaire
  • Review of portfolio which may include:
    • Design or visualization work (graphic art, print examples, photography or illustration)
    • Programming work (such as sample code in JavaScript or other programming languages)
    • Website work (such as HTML/CSS and interface (UI) work)

Preferably, the work should be digital. If you have collaborated on work, please outline what you did. If you have managed or provided marketing or editorial elements of websites or print, please provide details. The portfolio will be returned if requested.

Preference will be given to applicants with degrees/diplomas in graphic design, fine arts or computer science disciplines. All applicants must have a solid grounding in computer technologies and applications.

Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be submitted to ontariocolleges.ca at the time of application.

Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES.  A general (document-by-document) or a comprehensive (course-by-course) assessment is required.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Career Opportunities

An Interactive Media Management graduate certificate from Sheridan is a huge advantage in the job market. Employers like The Globe and Mail, IBM Canada, BlackBerry, CBC Kids, Disney Online Studios Canada, the ROM, McCann Canada, Train with Push and startups seek out our graduates for their combination of technical skill and creative problem-solving ability.

Recent graduates have moved into the following careers:

  • Product Designer
  • User Experience Designer, Researcher or Engineer
  • Digital Strategist
  • Creative Technologist
  • Interactive Designer or Producer
  • Front-end Designer or Developer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Mobile Designer or Developer

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

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Degree Completion

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Facilitate effective completion of both individual and collaborative interactive media projects.
  • Use and evaluate best practices and tools to design and develop dynamic, rich-media content.
  • Conduct and evaluate a thorough assessment of the requirements of a complex interactive media project.
  • Coordinate the development, budgeting, planning and professional presentation of a complex interactive media project.
  • Design and coordinate a complex media project (interface, navigation, graphics, text treatment) using best practice design and development principles and development principles and applying conceptual and theoretical frameworks.
  • Manage the building of effective and dynamic complex websites and/or mobile applications.
  • Propose solutions to ethical and professional issues arising in an online environment.
  • Apply research and conceptual skills to propose optimal solutions for mobile/multimedia/web development problems and facilitate these skills within the project team.
  • Provide creative leadership that results in the effective design, development and implementation of complex interactive media projects.
  • Evaluate the financial, technical and artistic success of a complex interactive media project and present recommendations for improvement.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2021–2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

For Canadian Students

The fees shown here are for the 2021-2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website. For English Language Studies, depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

For International Students

The fees shown here are for Fall 2021, and are subject to change. The English Language Studies program is offered to international students in 7-week sessions. The fees displayed are for each 7-week session and include tuition and health insurance. Depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$9,018.97
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$23,435.97

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Trafalgar Road Campus

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Trafalgar Road Campus

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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Full-time 1 year Program code: PINME

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Start date Campus Status
Sep 2022 Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville) Available

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