The Social Media and Digital Marketing statement of completion provides you with the fundamental skills needed to assess your company’s needs and remain competitive in your industry. By using hands-on experience, this set of courses teaches you how to plan, execute, monitor, control, and close an innovative online marketing campaign. You’ll learn the strategy and tactics involved in a digital marketing campaign through courses that examine web analytics, digital branding, WordPress-specific blogging, online advertising, social media, SEO, and more.
Fall 2021 delivery mode: in person and online options
- Part-time students have the option to take courses in person and/or online.
- We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.
Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.
About the program
- Can be completed entirely online or with on-campus courses
- Perfect for small business owners or marketing professionals looking for career development
Find out more about how BCIT helps you reach your career goals at the Program Details.
Who should complete the Social Media and Digital Marketing Statement of Completion?
This program might be right for you if:
- You’re looking to explore marketing to find whether you’d like to pursue it as a career
- You’re an entrepreneur, small business owner, or professional hoping to improve your online marketing
- You have a basic familiarity with computers and the internet
What grads can do
With the intense focus on real-world abilities today’s marketing professionals need, this program gives you the essential skills for a variety of career opportunities. By earning your statement of completion, not only will you build salable skills for careers in marketing and communications, you’ll also prepare yourself for further educational and professional achievement—you’ll be able to transfer your course credits toward a variety of diploma programs within the Marketing Management department for better job opportunities.
Find out more about what your future could hold at the Graduating and Jobs page.
About Part-time Studies
Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that’s right for you.
Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there’s space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).
Applicants to the BCIT School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:
Formal application to the Statement of Completion is not required. Upon successful completion of the courses, email the Program Contact with your full name, student number, and mailing address to be issued a Statement of Completion.
Costs & Supplies
Bring your own device
Most courses and programs in the School of Business + Media are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Please ensure you bring a laptop to every class. Plug-in outlets will be provided at most stations in classrooms, but not in all classrooms, so please ensure you have at least 2 hours of battery life available at the beginning of each class. Check the following recommended computer requirements prior to the start of class. If a program or course does not require you to provide your own device, that information will be provided by your instructor or indicated in the course outline.
For online classes, it is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content.
Important updates to Part-time Studies
With flexible course delivery both in the classroom and online, you can choose the schedule and courses that work best for you. Every course is taught by marketing professionals to give you the most useful, up-to-date information you can apply to your own career from your first day.
Please note: part-time programs and courses are open enrolment and although we make every effort to accommodate demand, course registration cannot be guaranteed in every semester. High demand courses fill quickly and may result in students unable to register for a course that semester. Courses may also be cancelled due to low enrolment.
This statement of completion program is designed to give specific online and social media professional development to entrepreneurs, new marketing employees, and small business owners.
Through this series of courses, you’ll learn the core skills needed to create effective online marketing strategy, including the following tactics: email, website, SEO/SEM, mobile, PPC advertising, social media, and content marketing.
Graduating & Jobs
Upon earning your Social Media and Digital Marketing statement of completion, you’ll be prepared to apply your training in a variety of marketing and communication positions, whether it’s for a new career or to advance your current job.
Some job opportunities include:
- Social Media Coordinator
- Marketing Assistant
- Online Specialist
- Interactive Marketing Coordinator
- Marketing Copywriter
- eBusiness Coordinator
While you can use your training to help you enter the workforce immediately, you can also use the course credits you earned to accelerate your continued study. By continuing on to earn a diploma from one of the Marketing Management programs, you’ll be bolstering your resume, along with your job skills and earning potential.
3 Month Option
The BCIT Social Media and Digital Marketing Statement of Completion can now be completed in three months. The course schedule below outlines the specific courses required to complete the program in three months. The majority of the courses are offered at our downtown Vancouver campus, however, some courses may be scheduled in Burnaby and online. If a course is shown twice in the schedule, it is an alternate time to take the course.
|Social Media and Digital Marketing – Condensed Schedule|
|Mon 5:30pm – 8:30pm||MKTG 1552 CRN 38447|
|Tues 5:30pm – 8:30pm||MKTG 1550 CRN 38349|
|Thurs 5:30pm – 8:30pm||MKTG 3418 CRN 32051|
|Fri, Sat, Sun 5:30pm – 8:30pm||MKTG 1102 CRN 39424|
|Online||MKTG 1352 CRN 47091
MKTG 3554 CRN 47338
If you have any questions about the condensed schedule, please contact:
If you have questions that you could not find the answer to online, or if you require further assistance, please contact us:
Program Assistant – Part-time Studies, Marketing Management
604-432-8723 | Candace_Marrington@bcit.ca
Part-time Studies Coordinator, Marketing Management
604-456-8173 | Joe_Freeburn@bcit.ca
Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
- Course selection and program planning
- Declaring your program
- Making changes to your approved program plan
- Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
- Laddering options
- Job placement and graduate outcomes
- Student life
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