ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Marketing University (SMMU) announced today that 8 students received their Master Certification in December. Each student was required to take six core courses and two electives, and pass the program exam. Students have up to one year to complete the program.
The certification demonstrates that graduates are proficient in social media marketing. Graduates are able to use what they've learned to increase their effectiveness in their current roles as marketers, executives or business owners, or pursue employment as social media strategists or social media managers.
December's graduating class included: Sylvia Saba, John Scott Castro, Olga Cox, Kseniia Bustamante, Joshua Graham and Stephanie Stanberry.
"We offer a comprehensive, up-to-date social media curriculum and real world strategies, not just theory," said John Souza, founder of SMMU. "Our students are able to use what they've learned to garner immediate results in their businesses and careers."
Launched in 2009, SMMU is the first online training firm to offer a social media certification program. The firm offers 12 courses in social media and other online marketing disciplines including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Mobile Marketing and Business Blogging. SMMU will launch a course on Google+ during the first quarter of 2014.
To learn more about SMMU or to enroll in the Master Certification program, visit www.smmu.com. Companies interested in hiring certified social media specialists should send inquiries to email@example.com.
About Social Media Marketing University
Social Media Marketing University (SMMU) is the world's most trusted social media training program. Courses are taught by some of the world's foremost authorities on social media and online marketing best practices, and the social media class curriculum includes interactive sessions and instruction on social media strategy, platforms and tools. The program currently boasts nearly 3,000 graduates, and more than 65,000 business owners and business professionals have attended SMMU's social media webinars. For more information, visit www.smmu.com.
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