Part-time/Distance & Online Learning Statement of Completion 0230000000

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Does your company really need a blog, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter account in order to meet its business objectives? 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.

This program is designed by working industry professionals to give you the skills and knowledge you need for marketing success.

About the program

  • Just six courses to your statement of completion
  • 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.

Program Entry

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).

To be successful in BCIT's fast paced applied learning environment, it is strongly recommended that students have English proficiency in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Two years of education in English in an English-speaking country and English 12 are strongly recommended for success. 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.

Scheduled intakes

Ongoing Part-time Studies intakes: January, April and September.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

Courses

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.

Program delivery

Course-by-course through classroom and online delivery.

Program matrix

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Required Courses: Credits
  MKTG 1102 Essentials of Marketing 3.0
  MKTG 1352 Digital Marketing 3.0
  MKTG 3418 Advertising Design Production 3.0
  MKTG 3554 Digital Branding 3.0
 
Complete 3.0 credits from the following: Credits
  COMM 1110 Writing for the Web 1.5
  COMP 1850 Web Development and Design 1 3.0
  MKTG 1088 Introduction to WordPress Blogging 1.5
  MKTG 1550 Social Media for Business 3.0
 
Complete 3.0 credits from the following: Credits
  COMM 1260 Designing and Writing Online Help 3.0
  COMP 1011 UX/UI Fundamentals 3.0
  MKTG 1552 Social Media Marketing 3.0
  MKTG 2225 Project Management in Marketing 4.0
 
Total Credits: 18.0

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

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.

Program location

Burnaby Campus
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Many courses are also offered through distance and online learning.

Continue your education

Courses in this program may be transferred to other part-time studies programs within the Marketing Management department.

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. 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

9am-12pm 1pm-4pm 5:30pm-8:30pm
Mon

MKTG 1552
CRN 38447
Tues

MKTG 1550
CRN 38349
Wed


Thurs

MKTG 3418
CRN 32051
Fri/Sat/Sun MKTG 3554 CRN 42062 (Sept 15-24)
Online MKTG 1352 CRN 39336
MKTG 1102 CRN 32386
If you have any questions about the condensed schedule, please contact:

Christina Hagberg
Part-time Studies Program Assistant - Marketing Management
604-412-7675 | Christina_Hagberg@bcit.ca

Contact Us

Christina Hagberg
Part-time Studies Program Assistant - Marketing Management
604-412-7675 | Christina_Hagberg@bcit.ca

Stacy Laviolette
Part-time Studies Coordinator - Marketing Management
604-412-7608 | Stacy_Laviolette@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
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