Social Media Marketing

Strategic and quick on your feet? Get your Social Media Marketing certificate.

Execute compelling social media campaigns that employers will love.

A certificate in Social Media Marketing will equip you with the proven strategic experience needed to launch evocative campaigns. You’ll learn to develop social media marketing campaigns based on a company’s goals, target market, research, analytics, and budget. Plus, you’ll gain the skills to illustrate the all important Return on Investment (ROI) on your marketing initiatives. So you’ll graduate with the tools and best practices necessary to embark on a rewarding career.

You’ll also leave here with the skills to communicate effectively, articulate your career preparation confidently and collaborate with others meaningfully. And in all things, we’ll help you work toward becoming a capable and trusted disciple of Jesus Christ. So whatever you do, you’ll be prepared to be the best you possible.

Are You Interested in an Associate of Science (AS) degree?

If your goal is to get a transferable, skills-based degree, you’re in the right place. Any certificate can be combined with general education courses to create your AS degree.

Seeking to expand your job-related skills to broaden career options? Strengthen your resume by including two certificates in your degree. Or, discover new interests by choosing one certificate and exploring elective credits. Are you a Pathway student interested in attending LDSBC? Those earned credits can be transferred to your AS degree as electives.

Whichever option you choose, you’ll graduate with the technical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills that employers look for, so you can secure a career and excel.

Interested in continuing your education after you graduate? No problem. Your regionally-accredited AS degree, which includes the credits from your selected certificate(s), can be transferred to a 4-year institution.

AS DEGREE + 1 CERTIFICATE AS DEGREE + 2 CERTIFICATES
Core Curriculum 34 credits 34 credits
Certificate(s) 15 credits 30 credits
Electives 11 credits
TOTAL 60 credits 64 credits

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Get a stand-alone certificate

Are you looking to gain marketable skills quickly, so you can get a competitive job without a 2- or 4-year degree? LDS Business College offers a certificate only option, which allows you to obtain a stand-alone standard certificate in just one semester (15 credits). So you can get to work fast in the field of your choice.

For further details about this and other degrees and certificates, please review your academic catalog.

Don’t forget to plan your courses

Have you laid out your course sequencing yet? It’s essential that you meet with your academic advisor first thing to ensure that you stay on track. Accumulating too many credits will not only affect your eligibility for financial aid, but also your ability to transfer to another school. So don’t wait. Set yourself up for success by mapping out your required courses from the beginning.

You can reach your academic advisor through the Student Development Center at Studentdevelopment@ldsbc.edu or 801-524-8151.

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Nelson Altamirano

Program Chair - Digital Marketing
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Utah, 2012

Nelson became the Digital Marketing Program Chair in 2017 after a year as an adjunct professor at LDSBC and a decade in IT and Marketing leadership roles. A believer in lifelong learning, Nelson has a reputation for developing fun and highly productive cultures wherever he goes.

Office 801-524-1951

Benjamin Hart

Faculty - Digital Marketing
M.B.A., Business Administration, Utah Valley University, 2012
B.S., Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2006

Benjamin has spent fifteen years working with organizations of all sizes in marketing strategy development. At LDSBC, he served as an adjunct, subject matter expert, and course creator until joining the faculty. He encourages students to look beyond the "what" in critical thinking and also consider the "why" and "how."

Office 801-524-8163