Welcome to the website of Doug Strahler, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Slippery Rock University. In addition, I consult on graphic design, web development and social media marketing projects.
Throughout the semester in my Social Media course, I have briefly discussed a variety of certification programs available for social media and online platforms. These are all great programs to provide you with a deeper understanding and knowledge of the platforms. Below you will find a list of four programs I have discussed this semester in my course.
The AdWords certification covers the fundamental aspects of online advertising and campaign management, using Google tools like AdWords, Analytics and DoubleClick.
Google Analytics Training & Certification
Google provides Analytics Academy, a free online learning platform that offers comprehensive training in Google Analytics and data analysis.
Whether you’re a budding social media newcomer or a seasoned user, HootSuite University delivers best-in-class education on HootSuite and social media through a recognized, online certification program that accommodates all levels of learning.
YouTube Certification Program
The YouTube Certification (beta) training program offers opportunities for professionals to learn channel management best practices to help creators find success on the platform.
Do you know of any other training or certifications we should be aware of? Please share them in the comments section!