Get career-ready with an accredited, convenient online Social Media Degree
Combining management techniques with innovative social media marketing concepts, this transfer-friendly social media degree completion program delivers the professional knowledge you need for career success.
The professional field of media and communication is growing at a steady pace of 4% per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This growth is expected to create more than 27,000 new positions by 2028. Now is the perfect time to develop essential skills for the field and become an expert in the dynamic world of social media with Point Park University’s flexible, online social media degree. This is a completion program; to enroll, you must transfer at least 42 previous credits to Point Park. If you currently have fewer than 42 credits, you might consider our B.A. in PR, Advertising and Social Media, which is also available fully online.
Transform Your Experience into College Credit
Point Park University offers robust Prior Learning Assessment and Advanced Standing/Experiential Learning Credit opportunities. Students can transfer credits from qualifying experiences including other college institutions, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST exams) or UEXCEL exams, Advanced Placement (AP) credit and experiential learning assessment portfolio submissions.
Experiential learning credits are not considered current coursework for financial aid, and they do not fulfill any of the minimum 30 credits that must be completed at Point Park University to graduate. In addition, experiential learning credits through portfolio submissions are capped at 18 credits.
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. This transfer-friendly program allows you to complete your degree and advance your career.
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 degree.
Cohorts begin every eight weeks. Apply now!
Social Media Marketing Careers and Salary
Point Park University offers an affordable social media marketing degree that pays. According to salary.com, in 2022 social media marketing managers earn between $93,536 and $122, 371. Other job titles include:
Social media specialists promote their company’s reputation and products or services through diverse social media platforms. Through social media, these professionals can interact with customers and spread awareness about their company’s offerings while building a positive image of the overall brand. Professionals in this position must have extensive knowledge of social media platforms, along with expert marketing and communication skills.