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Social Media Marketing (Accelerated), B.Sc.

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Chicago, IL, United States| Online
Designed for the working professional, the Social Media Marketing (Accelerated) degree from Lewis University provides a foundational education in marketing strategy, along with the practical social media skill set companies are so desperate for.
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More and more marketing and communication professionals are inheriting social media responsibilities without the academic background required to strategically drive this next generation of social communications. As companies put more of their marketing dollars toward social media and online strategy, your Social Media Marketing degree from Lewis University will help prepare you to lead these strategies as you:

  • Learn the fundamentals of online marketing
  • Learn social media successes and faux pas using real life case studies from Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, LinkedIn and more
  • Create and implement social media marketing strategies for real-world clients
  • Learn to drive traffic through search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC)
  • Learn how to test, track and report user analytics to provide accountability for your efforts
  • Target corporate messaging to an increasingly mobile and connected audience
  • Learn why multi-way communication is replacing one-way corporate shouting
  • Learn how to create multimedia content to bring life to your social channels

Career options:

Upon graduation, you will be prepared to strategically help organizations through a wide range of marketing careers, including:

  • Social Media Managers
  • Facebook Community Manager
  • Digital Marketing Strategist
  • Social and Search Engine Marketing Specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic Macroeconomics
  • Basic Microeconomics
  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Business Statistics
  • Decision Science
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Communication in the Digital Age
  • Principles of Finance
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Business Law 
  • Finite Mathematics

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements


  • Completed Application Form
  • Official high school transcript or GED score
  • ACT or SAT test results
  • $40 application fee
  • Although not required, Lewis encourages students to submit a personal statement or letters of recommendation to improve their admission possibilities.

International undergraduate applicants:

  • Undergraduate Application
  • Secondary School score report and graduation certificate
  • English Test Score Report (see more information below)
  • Copy of passport

Tuition Fee

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    33270 USD/year
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    33270 USD/year
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
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