Graduate Certificate in Social Media

Become an influencer, not just a participant.

Whether you are a professional who wants to add social media strategy and tactics to your skill set or you have just moved into a leadership role in a new social media function at your company, the graduate certificate in social media can give you the knowledge base you need to succeed.

While attending conferences can be helpful, the graduate certificate in social media offers a much deeper educational experience. Develop a complete understanding of the foundations of social media, and get actionable tools that you can use on the job while you are taking courses.

Any of the courses you take for this program can also be transferred into the interactive media or public relations graduate degree programs upon acceptance into either program.

Fall Application Deadline: August 12th
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Curriculum Overview

The graduate certificate in social media is a nine-credit program. The curriculum allows you to delve deep into topics such as social media concepts, development and management of social media platforms, content strategy and creation, analytics, and community management.

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With a global reputation for excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education, Quinnipiac University's School of Communications produces some of the most intelligent and talented professionals in modern media. Both the school's online and on-campus programs are designed to help students thrive, even as the communications landscape and the technology that drives it drastically shift at a rapid pace.

The school also prepares students for the highly competitive fields that fall under the communications umbrella. Our graduates are recruited by top advertising, entertainment, marketing and news organizations that seek expertise in content creation, production and management.

Admission Requirements


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