MANCHESTER, Conn. (January 5, 2022). – Manchester Community College offers a social media specialist certificate that can boost a resume, enhance an existing degree or provide a foundation for pursuing a degree in digital marketing, public relations, communications, entrepreneurship or business.
The certification program is designed to provide relevant training in key areas such as website design, social media, consumer behavior, search engine optimization and project management. Certificates can be completed in less time than an associate degree – as little as a year.
Students may enroll in this program full- or part-time. Students should consult with an advisor to plan their program and discuss required course prerequisites.
For more information visit www.manchestercc.edu/social-media.
Applications to the college are currently being accepted online. Visit www.manchestercc.edu/enrollment/admissions for more information and to apply to MCC. Classes start January 21, with accelerated classes beginning in February and March.
Today’s social media platforms are continuously changing and growing, which means businesses of all sizes are looking for people to leverage this evolving landscape. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that employers will add six percent more jobs in this area by 2024.
The MCC can be a path to potential jobs that include social media specialist, social media strategist, social media consultant, social media coordinator, community manager, engagement coordinator, brand advocate, social media marketing manager and social influencer.