Digital and Social Media Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Digital and Social Media is an online, 12-hour certificate program at Kennesaw State that provides you with the foundations for using digital and social media effectively, efficiently and strategically in today’s media-saturated landscape. Emerging concepts, issues and trends are discussed within digital and social media trends in an organization’s strategic communications, various new media technologies, applications and platforms. You will gain hands-on experience producing digital and social media content for innovative career fields. 

The objectives for the Graduate Certificate in Digital and Social Media are:

  • To provide the foundations of digital and social media communication theories
  • To expose new and emerging concepts, issues and trends in digital and social media
  • To prepare you to effectively use social media as part of strategic communication efforts
  • To review various new media technologies, applications, and platforms that create new opportunities for both accommodating and advocating various points of view
  • To provide a hands-on experience in producing digital and social media content

 

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Program Snapshot

Required Courses: (12 credit hours) 

  • COM 6100: Survey of Digital and Social Media Concepts
  • COM 6200: Digital Media Law
  • COM 6410: Digital Publication Design
  • COM 6490: Topics in Social Media
  • COM 6900: Digital and Social Media Content Strategy
  • COM 7600: Communication and Technology Seminar
  • PRWR 6570: Writing for Social Media
  • Other graduate-level courses by approval of the program coordinator.

Total Number of Credit Hours: 12

Curriculum 

School of Communication & Media

Kennesaw State University
School of Communication & Media
402 Bartow Ave, MD 2207
Social Sciences Bldg #402, Rm 5106
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144

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