Writing for Interactive Media
The field of interactive media has expanded rapidly over the past few years. Opportunities exist not only at the technical production level, but for content writers as well. In this program, you’ll gain theoretical understanding of interactive media – as well as practical experience in developing original proposals, designs, social media content and more.
Interactive media is a rapidly growing field, with abundant job opportunities for content writers, social media moderators and digital media producers. Professionals in fields like human resources, organizational safety training and education are increasingly asked to develop content for interactive media as part of their jobs.
Students will learn the basics of writing and editing online content, thinking and designing interactively and how users navigate online content. Upon completion of the 15-credit certificate, you will have assembled a live portfolio that showcases examples of your work equipping you to explore career opportunities more confidently.
Our course of study will share best practices and build practical experience writing across different digital platforms and audiences.
- ENGL 42501 – Writing For New Media
- ENGL 42601 – Writing For Social Media
- ENGL 43100 – Web Usability: Writing And Reading On The Web
- ENGL 43500 – Topics In Writing For Interactive Digital Media
The certificate can easily be completed in one year. All courses are available online, every semester.
Upon completion of the certificate, you’ll have a portfolio that includes original design proposals for sample interactive media, web usability studies and games/gamification strategies. Many of the courses in this program explore career opportunities in the field.