Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit college located in Burlington, Vermont, was founded in 1878 as a small business-oriented school with an emphasis on teaching practical business skills. Champlain has a long tradition of educating professionals for leadership roles by providing high-quality, career-centered education.
Among the first colleges to offer full degree programs online, Champlain has been a leader in online education since 1993.
Champlain currently serves 2,000 undergraduates as well as a growing number of graduate and continuing-education students. Champlain students represent 32 states and 17 countries. The Burlington, Vermont campus of Champlain College includes 42 buildings spread across 22.5 acres.
America's Best Colleges 2009 ranks Champlain in the top tier of the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the North and offers study-abroad programs with campuses in Dublin, Ireland, and Montreal, Quebec.
Fine Arts in Emergent Media:
Art and Design
The new Champlain College MFA in Emergent Media explores the intersection of three contemporary trends in today’s world: global connectivity through growing Internet, mobile and broadcast networks; digital interactivity through increasingly complex games and other forms of “smart media;” and participatory communication through expanding social networks and real-time media.
This innovative program has been designed to appeal to creative and collaborative minds, helping you develop and build technical skills while immersing you in the business, cultural, and aesthetic contexts of those skills.
Our experiential, community-based learning environment will thoroughly prepare you for a successful career as a thought leader in emergent media while showing you how to recognize and shape the forces of change. Whether you want to create the next cool app, design a game that makes the world a better place, or write the next chapter of human innovation, this is your starting point.