Interactive Media Design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Apply advanced visual communication and graphic design theories to interactive web sites and multimedia packages as you prepare for high-demand positions in the growing field of interactive media design.

This 12-unit online program gives you the latest knowledge and skills to design and produce content for the Internet using photography, illustration and typography to enhance visual communication. Integrate color theory and forecasting for electronic media display; apply design concepts related to usability, information architecture and interactivity; and put graphic design principles and visual language constructs to use in layout techniques for the Web. In addition, learn to apply copyright laws to the use of photographs, illustrations, multimedia and video delivered through the Internet.

The program emphasizes front-end Web design over back-end Web development and is open to any student holding a bachelor’s degree in an arts-related field or in another discipline with a minimum of 9 credits of course work in studio art and/or professional experience working in the field of art education or graphic design. View the certificate requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.


  • All certificate courses are recognized as meeting Quality Matters™ review standards. The Quality Matters™ program is a faculty-centered quality assurance process for online learning sponsored by MarylandOnline.
  • Earn a post-baccalaureate certificate or apply your coursework to one of Towson’s graduate programs, including the M.F.A. in studio art or the M.Ed. in art education.
  • You can complete the certificate entirely online without required campus visits.

For information on program costs, related careers, and graduation and median loan debt data, please see the Federal Gainful Employment Program Disclosure Data.

Contact Information

Program Director
Bridget Sulllivan
Center for the Arts,
Room 3103
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.