What was a nonexistent field 10 years ago has become a driving force in business, marketing and development today. The Digital and Social Media Professional Certificate is for individuals interested in a career involving social media. This may include current professionals tasked with branding, public affairs, marketing communications or community outreach and engagement or entrepreneurs / small business owners. This program will train the student to plan, execute and assess a comprehensive and effective social media campaign for corporations, government agencies or non-profit organizations.
Basic computer skills. High School Diploma or GED. Many related occupations such as Advertising, Promotions, Public Relations, Marketing or Public Affairs Managers may require an Associate or Bachelor's degree.
Some required core courses are hybrid, with part of the class conducted in class and part on-line outside of class. Access outside of CCC to a computer with reliable internet access is required. The capstone Digital and Social Media Strategy project is required for completion and will necessitate work outside of class time.
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$20 - $56, depending on other education / degree and experience
*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.