Master Online

Emergent Media (MFA)

Champlain College

12 months
795 USD/credit 23850 USD/year
795 USD/credit 23850 USD/year
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Champlain College's Emergent Media (MFA) provides a personal and rigorous experience for creative thinkers looking to build rewarding careers in media, technology and design. 


While focusing on building skills, problem-solving, creative expression, and mastering evolving tools and processes, you’ll develop the most important strengths for long-term career success: integration, collaboration and adaptability. 

Learning outcomes

Through Emergent Media (MFA) at Champlain College reflective cross-disciplinary development and production processes, you’ll learn to create cutting-edge, interactive, participatory media capable of transforming people’s lives.

  • Explore the crossroads of art, innovation and technology. Throughout the program students will define the next generation of expressive communications whether large scale interactives, mobile games, augmented reality, or new uses of social media platforms.
  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Interfaces 
  • Digital Storytelling 
  • Experience Design: Play and Participation 
  • Puzzles and Prototypes 
  • Our Human Experience: Through the Lens of Neuroscience, Education and Business 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Champlain College Online admissions process is designed to take into account your whole story. 
  • We are interested in your previous academic record, but knowing you have much more to bring to the table as a working adult, we'll also consider your current and previous work experiences, as well as your personal and professional goals.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23850 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 795 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 795 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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