This program is designed for students pursuing a career within the field of social media marketing. The coursework gives students an understanding of the processes and techniques required to execute a successful social media marketing campaign, and a 12-month Co-op provides valuable work experience in the industry.
- Hands-on industry experience
- Learn to develop professional social marketing campaigns
- Knowledgeable faculty with relevant experience
- Gain valuable knowledge that reflects the most current practices
This program is intended to prepare a student for a career in social media marketing. At the end of this program, students will have the tools required for the development and execution of a social media marketing campaign and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of management operations within the industry, including business law and business computer applications.
- High School Diploma, High School Completion Certificate, or equivalent.
- Students must meet one of the following language requirements: Canadian College English Placement test 130; Smrt English 130; IELTS 5.5 overall with a minimum score of 5.0 in each section; TOEFL iBT 46-59; CAEL 45.
The Social Media Marketing Co-op is an integral component of Social Media Marketing Diploma program with Co-op as it provides students with essential real-world work experience in a Canadian English speaking business environment. The Co-op is designed to provide the students with two semesters of solid studies in their initial entry to the college. This is to effectively arm them with soft skill tools necessary for a quality twelve months (1000 Hours) Co-op with a Canadian organization.
Completing the initial first Co-op after six months (500 Hours) will allow the students to return to the college for the next Semester (250 Hours) of study before they enter their next six month (2nd) Co-op Term (500 Hours) prior to returning for their Final semester (250 Hours) of study, graduating and returning to their home countries armed with the necessary tools and training they need for their future careers.
As students return to their home country, the combination of a Western Canadian Diploma and Co-op is not only a competitive advantage, but also allows students the opportunity to understand and experience the cultural and business nuances that can only be gained from a prolonged hands-on experience. This program was design to provide students with effective management working skills that is necessary for the 21st century work place.
Social media career opportunities keep expanding, in virtually every industry, as the global marketplace continues to develop. Graduates will have the skills to work in a broad range of fields relating to social media marketing.