Frequently Asked Questions

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What is covered in the Certificate course? Back to Top

Please see the syllabus linked on the Current Course page.

What are the Certificate prerequisites? Back to Top

Although no academic prerequisites are required to participate in the program, an advanced level of English for non-native English speakers is required. Additionally, participants should be comfortable using at least one social media channel (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, etc.). All participants should bring a laptop. A browser is required and Internet access is provided.

Can I bring a tablet instead of a laptop? Back to Top

Social media apps tend to limit what you can do and view on a tablet. A laptop is a better choice and highly recommended.

Do I need special software? Back to Top

No, you will need an internet browser and we will provide internet access.

Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) covered? Back to Top

SEO is discussed in relation to how social media impacts SEO. Instructors will have ideas for further learning.

Can I start my project in advance? Back to Top

Yes. The more you put into it, the more you'll get out of it and the more you'll contribute to the class.

Who is teaching and what is their expertise? Back to Top

Please see the Faculty page.

Can my company recruit an intern from this program? Back to Top

This program does not include an internship, but perhaps you'd be interested in connecting with either the School of Business & Economics or the Department of Communications. Both are always looking for internship opportunities for students.

How do I register? Back to Top

You can register here.

If you register by mail or fax, you will need the Course Number, which can be found on the Current Courses page.

When and where does the Certificate class meet? Back to Top

Please see the syllabus linked on the Current Course page.

Will you run the Certificate class next semester? Back to Top

The class will be offered each fall term. All Extended Ed classes are dependent on enrollment numbers.

I don't want to miss it next semester. Can I get on your mailing list? Back to Top

Sign up here.

How much is the program? Back to Top

Registration for the Certificate program is $1,050.

Are there discounts available? Back to Top


How much does parking cost? Back to Top

Please see Parking Services.

How many classes does the Certificate have? Back to Top

There is one course with 6 modules. Please see the syllabus linked on the Current Course page.

How many units is the Certificate? Back to Top

It is not offered for academic credit. The Certificate is for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Please see the syllabus linked on the Current Course page for more information.

How do I find out if the class is full? Back to Top

Contact us here.

How do I get on the waiting list? Back to Top

Contact us here.

Is Financial Aid available? Back to Top

Financial Aid is not available for non-credit or CEU's.

What if I cannot complete the entire program? Back to Top

You will not receive the certificate.