Interactive Media Design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Prepare for high-demand positions in the field of interactive media, UX and UI design. In specialized courses learn advanced graphic design and user experience and interface concepts as they apply to web and interactive design in today's digital world.

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The online Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Interactive Media Design provides professionals, artists and educators the opportunity to advance their interactive media design knowledge and skills. Students complete four graduate-level studio art courses which address the front-end design and production of websites and interactive media. The certificate emphasizes visual communication, UX and UI concepts, graphic design theories and practices within the applied context of website and interactive media design.

The Interactive Media Design Certificate consists of 12 units of graduate course work designed to either complement a graduate program of study or to be completed as a stand-alone certificate for individuals seeking additional academic studies for professional growth or to advance their career. 

WHY Interactive media design at Tu?

  • All IAMD 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 Studio Art M.F.A., Art Education M.Ed. or the Art History Concentration, Professional Studies M.A.
  • You can complete the certificate entirely online without required campus visits. 

Flexible Program Design

  • Online courses to accommodate working professionals
  • Part-time program—take one or two classes at a time. Your choice.
  • Summer courses available
  • Fall and spring admissions


Degree Requirements and Course Descriptions

View admission and degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

Application Deadline

The IAMD-PBC program admits students for the fall and spring terms. Priority will be given to students whose applications and transcripts have been received by July 1 for fall admission and December 1 for spring admission. Students who miss the priority deadline may contact the program director via email to inquire if space is still available for the forthcoming term.

IAMD-PBC Student Work Gallery

Interactive Media Design students create 3-5 portfolio projects per course. IAMD studio projects demonstrate students' skills for entry into the UX/web design field.


Contact Information

Program Director
Bridget Z. Sullivan
Center for the Arts,
Room 4023
Email for an appointment.