Social Media Specialist

Why Social Media Specialist at DCTC?

Social Media is here to stay and the demand for tech-savvy professionals to manage an organization's social media presence will continue to grow. The Social Media Specialist program at DCTC will provide cutting edge skills in marketing, sales, social media campaigns, strategic planning and client management. Whether you want to break into this emerging field as a social media specialist or you're a seasoned marketer looking for additional skills, you will learn from industry-experienced faculty members who are dedicated to student success. 

Quick Facts

  • Average annual pay for professionals in the social media industry in the U.S. is $55,000. (Simply Hired).

  • Employment for marketing-related careers, such as market researchers, is expected to grow by 41 percent from 2010 to 2020 (U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics).

  • Ninety percent of DCTC's marketing and sales graduates find related employment or pursue an advanced degree after graduation.

  • Internship opportunities at for- and not-for-profit organizations are available for students who want to gain additional experience while attending DCTC.

  • Students can complete the Social Media Specialist Certificate in less than nine months.

  • The social media specialist program at DCTC has an established, well-connected program advisory board that helps students find new employment and internship opportunities.

  • Students can begin DCTC's social media specialist program in the fall, spring or summer.

  • Courses in DCTC's social media specialist program can be taken online or in the classroom.

  • This program offers Credit for Prior Learning (CPL); seek credit for life experience to accelerate your progress toward your business marketing degree. Read More...