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This rigorous 60-credit program is intended to prepare students for careers in the highly competitive and ever-changing fields of Interactive Media. A Masters in Fine Art is a terminal degree in this field. The cornerstone of the MFA program at Becker College is Advanced Game Studio work, in which the student, under the direction of experienced mentors, completes an original interactive media project based on their own personal skill sets and vision.The MFA program may be completed in two years for students who hold a relevant BS/BA degree. Undergraduate students enrolled in Becker College’s Game+ program can obtain both their BA and MFA in five years.
The Becker College Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media has been designed for recent interactive media graduates seeking to enhance their portfolios or who are interested in a career in higher education; new interactive media professionals seeking career advancement; mid-career computer and/or design professionals interested in changing careers; and Becker College interactive media undergraduate students.
The Master of Fine Arts curriculum has been designed with the following features:
The Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media courses are offered in a traditional 15-week format during the fall and spring semesters, with week-long residencies at the start and end of each academic year. All courses for this low residency program are offered to accommodate a one day a week schedule with additional optional studio time available the rest of the week. MFA candidates are expected to:
Graduates of the Becker College MFA in Interactive Media will be prepared to take leadership roles within the interactive media industry and will have achieved the following:
For more details about the Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media program including tuition & fees, financial aid, and questions about courses or studio work, contact the MFA Program Director, Assistant Professor Amanda Theinert at 508.373.9743 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Becker College has been called “a destination for game designers” by U.S. News and World Report. Becker College, home of the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI), has been consistently ranked by The Princeton Review for the past six years as a top undergraduate school to study game design–#4 in the world in 2017; our game design and game development and programming majors are among the most innovative and best in the nation.