4-week Certificate Online Course


Why did my higher ed colleagues take this course?

Several of your colleagues in higher education have set up their own social media measurement framework by taking this constantly updated professional certificate online course launched in January 2015.

Do I need to take this course on Social Media Analytics for Higher Ed?

Social Media Measurement for Higher Ed Online Course

  • Are you in charge of social media, but feel overwhelmed by all the analytics reports?
  • Do you need help to measure what matters to demonstrate social media value to your boss?
  • Are you looking for a smart framework to measure social media for higher ed?
  • Do you want to make data-driven decisions for social media at your school?

Not sure where to start?
You’re not alone – that’s why we’re launching this new course!

This 4-week Social Media Analytics online course has been designed to help you design and implement a comprehensive social media measurement plan as part of your higher ed marketing strategy, so you can better inform the social media strategy of your department, division or institution of higher education.

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Registration Closed
  •  May 01 - May 28, 2017
  •  Register by Apr 26, 2017
  •  Tuition & fees: $1200 $800
  •   Only 7 seats left

What will I learn about Social Media Measurement for Higher Ed?

In this higher ed Social Media Analytics training course, you will study and practice what you need to know to get up to speed with social media measurement for higher education during this 4-week online course:

  1. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram social media key metrics
  2. Measurement mindset & strategy
  3. Measuring micro or macro conversions beyond social media platforms
  4. Integrated performance measurement framework
  5. Social media report, analysis & recommendations

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How will I learn?

You’ll learn by:

  • investing 10 hours per week of your time on your higher ed social media measurement training course materials, quizzes, discussions with your classmates and assignments.
  • studying when it’s convenient for you as long as you meet the weekly deadlines for class discussion posting and assignment submissions.
  • exchanging with a small group of your peers in our sessions limited to 10 participants working in institutions of higher education.
  • working on weekly social media measurement hands-on assignments you can use the next day at work: memos, strategy, measurement plan, social media analytics report, etc.
  • getting detailed and prompt feedback on all your graded assignments from your professor.
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Who will be my professor?

Dr. Liz Gross, Social Media and Market Research Strategist

Dr. Liz Gross is a Social Media and Market Research Strategist for a federal student loan servicer. She was responsible for launching the company’s social media presence, and now manages the social media program in addition to all measurement of the company’s cross-channel marketing and communication. Liz is also a member of the Higher Ed Expert faculty, teaching Social Media Measurement for Higher Ed.

Liz received her Ph.D. in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education from Cardinal Stritch University. Her dissertation research examined the relationship between communication methods and the frequency and content of college student interactions with faculty. Liz holds a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal communication from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a master’s degree in educational policy and leadership from Marquette University. She blogs at lizgross.net, and you can find her on Twitter at @LizGross144.

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Should I take this course on Social Media Measurement for Higher Ed Course?

This course is recommended for:

How will this course pay off for my institution?

Your institution should invest in this course for these top 5 reasons:

  1. No travel expenses or down time while you learn much more than you would by attending any 1-day workshop or conference: 4 weeks give you the time to absorb all the concepts and acquire new skills.
  2. The focus of this course is Social Media Measurement for higher ed: everything will apply to your situation.
  3. Your classmates will all work at universities, colleges or schools: you’ll find out how other institutions tackle social media analytics challenges.
  4. You will learn by working on practical assignments: you’ll be able to implement best practices at work even before the end of the course.
  5. Your course registration covers everything you need including a 1-year access to all the course materials.
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What is included in my course registration fee?

  • Course materials: screencasts, readings, quizzes, 4 graded discussions & 4 graded assignments.
  • Unlimited questions via the “Ask the Prof” discussion board during the 4-week session.
  • Textbook (KINDLE version): Social media ROI: Managing and measuring social media efforts in your organization by Olivier Blanchard
  • 1-year access to the regularly updated online course materials.
  • Recognized certificate of achievement in Social Media Measurement for higher ed upon completion of the course with a final grade of 80% or more.
    Social Media Measurement for Higher Education

Does this course look like a good fit for you?

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Course Student Review: Meg Bernier

Find out why Meg Bernier (@msteverb), Assistant Director for Social Media at St Lawrence University took, liked and now recommend our 4-week online course on Social Media Measurement for Higher Ed in this 2-min video recorded via Google Hangout in April 2015.

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Don't miss the next session!

  •  May 01 - May 28, 2017
  •  Register by Apr 26, 2017
  •  Tuition & fees: $1200 $800
  •   Only 7 seats left
Registration Closed

Got a question or a comment?

2 Responses

  1. Is the cost per person or per institution? If we wanted several people to attend would they each need to pay $800?

    • Karine Joly says:

      Sara,

      Thanks for your question.

      This is a professional certificate course, so the registration is for an individual as we issue a certificate for students whose final grade is above 80%. Our courses include class discussions and weekly assignments. Every student receives personalized feedback and coaching on his/her assignments – assignments that can be used at work.

      Our online conferences (1 day event over 3 hours) are for teams.