The Centre for Digital Media is pleased to announce that 2012 will mark the debut of its Executive Masters of Digital Media (EMDM) program. The flexible program, which begins in July, will allow digital media professionals to expand their skill sets while continuing their careers and earning a Masters degree granted from the four leading post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.
Kicking off with an intensive 2 week on-site “bootcamp” followed by courses offered either online or on-site, the EMDM program is designed to accommodate busy schedules of working professionals. The program requires a low on-campus commitment and students can earn their degrees in as little as 20 months, or as long as five years. The curriculum is identical to the existing Masters of Digital Media (MDM) program – Canada’s first professional Masters program in digital media – with allowances for distance learning and remote collaboration.
"I am so excited to take our partnership with the digital media industries and the four universities to the next level with this Executive Masters of Digital Media program – a program that enables professional growth while continuing your career," notes Dr. Richard Smith, Director of the Masters of Digital Media Program and longtime digital media proponent.
As with the existing MDM program, students will have an opportunity to work on innovative projects with a diverse faculty and student body, as well as with a range of industry partners. EMDM students will also have the option of attending MDM industry events and masterclasses.
Applications to the EMDM program are flowing in steadily, and the initial (and subsequent) offerings of the program promise to challenge professionals while playing off of their strengths. For more information on the Executive Masters of Digital Media and how to apply, visit emdm.gnwc.ca