Master messaging, technology and strategy to influence your audience. Students will select one elective from the following and will take the two required courses to earn a total of nine credits and one Graduate Certificate.
The Social and New Media - Online Graduate Certificate requires completion of nine credits and contains two required courses. Electives allow you to customize your experience to suit your passion and desired pathway.
All courses will be offered online as either 6-week summer courses or 8-week spring or fall courses.
Each fall and spring semester, there would be one or two courses offered in the first 8-week term and one or two courses offered in the second 8-week term, allowing for 3-4 graduate courses per fall or spring term.
Each summer, there would be one course offered during the first 6-week term and one course offered in the second 6-week term.
Thus, depending on offerings, a student could complete the full master’s degree in as little as 12-18 months, and a certificate could be completed in 4-6 months.
To qualify for admission to the certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution and meet graduate admission criteria.