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Social Media Certificate Program


Program Overview

Effective citizenship and career pursuits require social media competencies in new modes of information exchange, idea production and personal connection. The Social Media Certificate program will explore such topics as: information sharing, entertainment values, organizational behavior, marketing practices, geopolitics, social networking.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students are eligible for entry with a 2.5 GPA, must maintain a 2.5 GPA overall, and must complete an 18 credit-hour minimum.

Change of Program Policy

Students are eligible for entry with a 2.5 GPA, must maintain a 2.5 GPA overall, and must complete an 18 credit-hour minimum.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements and certificate first-year admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation


Almost all new graduates will use social media at work. Organizations are adapting traditional roles to encompass social media responsibilities. Teachers connect with classes for work on social media platforms, professionals in arts organizations connect with their audiences through an array of social media, and health professionals use these tools to exchange information. Marketers rely daily on social media. Across disciplines, social networking skills can lead job seekers to resources and relationship prospects that aid job candidacy through such paths as LinkedIn and Twitter.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Communication
Code: CTSOME

Contact

Scripps College of Communication 
School of Media Arts and Studies 
300 Schoonover Center
20 E. Union Street
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4870
Fax: 740.593.9184
http://mediaschool.ohio.edu

Administrative Contact

Karen Riggs, contact person

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