Master of Science in Social Media Management Online Degree Program

Master of Science in Social Media Management Online Degree Program

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Take the Next Step in Your Career with a Master of Science in Social Media Management

Liberty University’s online Master’s in Social Media Management is designed to equip students with a broad skill set in areas such as radio, television, writing, and leadership. With over one billion active monthly users on Facebook and more than 6,000 tweets per second on Twitter, Social Media is leading the way in today’s digital age.* A graduate degree in Social Media Management will help you master your communication skills and strategic social media promotion and management training by giving you a competitive edge in the employment market.

*Facebook Statistics, Twitter Statistics

Why Choose Our Online Master's in Social Media Management?

Our Master's in Social Media Management online is a great option if you are seeking an exciting career in a fast-paced industry. A Master’s Degree in Social Media will give you the formal training and specialized knowledge you need to transform your knowledge of communication and effectively lead your business. Our Social Media Management degree can be completed 100% online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus.

Our degree in Social Media will help you guide a social media team toward achieving specific growth goals through the careful planning, creation, and evaluation of social media content that engages its intended target audience. In your Social Media courses, you will learn to produce social media strategic plans, messaging, how to analyze current trends and about the leaders in the ever-changing social sphere. Whether you are interested in business, journalism, or public relations, an online Social Media Management graduate degree can equip you with the skills you need to be successful in the field of communication.

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Benefits of Choosing Liberty University’s Social Media Management Degree

  • By earning your Master’s Degree in Social Media Management from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students are able to complete the Master’s in Social Media Degree in about two years.
  • Networking opportunities with other professionals in the program from around the country.

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee wishing to pursue our Master’s in Social Media Management? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder.

Online Social Media Degree Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 33 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may transfer if available and approved.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Social Media Degree Information and Requirements


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Potential Career Options

  • Marketing director
  • Social media manager/director
  • Church video manager
  • Customer relations manager
  • Customer satisfaction VP
  • Recruitment Coordinator
  • Communication director
  • Employee relations manager