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Social Media Management Program

Social media is a growing field that is bringing with it tremendous job opportunities., a leading job seeker website, reports a national average salary of nearly $53,000 for social media managers. 

The University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies, in partnership with Dalton Education, is proud to offer a Social Media Management program. Choose one or both online certificates designed to teach the business applications of social media. Enroll in both certificate programs for a $500 discount.

Social Media Professional Certificate

The Social Media Professional Certificate is designed for individuals with little experience in social media who are looking to gain an in-depth understanding to build and extend brand awareness, offer better service to customers, and attract new customers. After completing this program, individuals will be prepared for roles such as Social Media Specialist, Digital Media Project Manager, or Online Community Manager.

  • Complete at your own pace
  • Understand Social Media and Planning
  • Implement Digital Media Campaigns
  • 40-45 hours to complete certificate

Social Media Strategist Certificate

The more advanced Social Media Strategist Certificate is designed for students seeking a greater mastery of social media strategies, organizational development, measurement, and analytics. This course is ideal for students looking for professional positions as a Social Media Strategist or Director of Digital Media and is comprised of four courses delivered online and completed at your own pace.

  • Social Media Strategy Fundamental
  • Developing a Social Strategy
  • Social Media Organizational Development
  • Measurement and Analytics
  • 85-90 hours to complete certificate

Register Online

Visit the Dalton Education portal to register with University of Richmond pricing. UR employees and dependents may be able to use tuition remission benefits for these programs by completing the UR Tuition Remission form. Form must be approved prior to registering with Dalton.

About Dalton Education

Dalton Education LogoThe University of Richmond has partnered with Dalton Education, a leading provider of innovative education solutions, to offer these two online certificate programs, both designed to prepare students for social media management roles.

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