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Social Media Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Social Media Management

Offered fully online

A Certificate for Modern Marketers and Communication Specialists

For working professionals who want to get ahead of the curve on building a brand, managing content and boosting awareness and sales in today’s online marketing landscape, Point Park University’s online Social Media Graduate Certificate will prepare you to advance your career. As you engage with the rigorous coursework delivered in a fully online format, you’ll tap into the pulse of cutting-edge social media marketing and management trends. The social media graduate certificate is also designed to be digestible and accessible. 

A Professional and Academic Springboard

For working communication professionals who want to integrate a social media skill set into their careers, Point Park’s online social media graduate certificate can open new doors in your career as a social media marketer or digital content specialist. All credits earned in this program can be applied towards the M.A. in PR, Advertising & Social Media (with a Social Media concentration), which is offered on campus in Pittsburgh, PA. 

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Fully Online Program Details

Point Park’s online programs are offered in a flexible format at an affordable cost. Online courses are 8 weeks long and are always offered asynchronously for your convenience. 

Online students have access to the same great benefits as those on campus:

  • Point Park faculty with real-world experience.
  • Small online class sizes for individualized attention.
  • A full spectrum of University resources.
  • A student success advisor offering support from application to graduation, who will guide you to successfully complete your program.

Cohorts begin each semester. Apply now!

Curriculum Overview

This 12-credit graduate certificate program equips students with the tools to navigate the nuances of developing effective social media practices. With courses that are carefully crafted for professionals by professionals, graduates gain an advantage in the job market as they learn industry-specific topics like handling social media crises, crafting strategic communications, compiling and analyzing data from social media and developing and implementing compelling campaigns.

This certificate program can be completed in less than one year.

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