Emergent Media (MFA)

Champlain College
Burlington, Vermont, United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January August
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  1. Bachelor's Degree Requirement
  2. Transcripts
  3. Resume
  4. Statement of purpose
  5. A writing sample (500-1,000 words) is required as part of the application. All applicants must address three interconnected questions:
    1. Given our program’s focus on creativity, collaboration and innovation in technology, how would you describe your key strengths?
    2. What areas are your weaknesses in, and which areas do you want to grow and expand in?
    3. How will the MFA in Emergent Media help you get where you want to go?
  6. Three Letters of Recommendation
    1. You are required to submit three letters of recommendation from a manager or supervisor in your professional field. In the absence of such a manager or supervisor, the recommendation should be from someone who can assess your capabilities as an employee or as a student. Recommendations will not be accepted from relatives or family members.
  7. Project Analysis
    1. Your analysis should analyze and assess your role in a project that involved degrees of creativity, collaboration and innovation.


  • The Emergent Landscape            
  • Foundations of Digital Image Making
  • Causes of Emergence: Programming Languages
  • Technology as a Disruptive Force
  • Human Interfaces
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Experience Design: Play and Participation
  • Media for Social Innovation
  • Elective                Advanced Seminar or Elective
  • Collaborative Production
  • Puzzles and Prototypes
  • Advanced Seminar
  • Our Human Experience: Through the Lens of Neuroscience, Education and Business
  • Integrative Thesis Project I

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