The Graduate Certificate in Digital Media Management offers a curriculum designed to help managers apply best business practices to the challenges of the digital media market space.
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The digital media market space can present unexpected challenges to standard business models. The Graduate Certificate in Digital Media Management offers courses designed to help managers apply best business practices to these nontraditional challenges. Students will have the opportunity to gain skills in managing functionally diverse digital media teams, responding effectively to response-critical projects and implementing marketing strategy in a variety of media channels. Courses in the program were selected by faculty from the College of Professional Studies’ Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media. The certificate consists of one core course selected from the MPS in Digital Media curriculum combined with existing concentration courses.
Designed to prepare individuals to manage functionally diverse digital media teams, to respond effectively to response-critical projects, and to implement marketing strategy in a variety of media channels
A graduate degree or certificate from Northeastern—a top-40 university—can accelerate your career through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on professional experience in the area of your interest. Apply now—and take your career to the next level.
How to Apply Learn more about the application process and requirements.
Statement of purpose (500-1000 words): identifying your educational goals and expectations from the program; please be aware that the university's academic policy on plagiarism applies to applicant's statement of purpose
Professional resumé: Current resumé that displays job responsibilities, relevant experience, and education history
Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language
International out-of-country application complete (Start date: January 19, 2021)
December 1, 2020
International in-country application complete (Start date: January 19, 2021)
December 15, 2020
Domestic application complete (First half start: January 19, 2021)
January 1, 2021
Domestic application complete (Second half start: February 22, 2021)
February 12, 2021
Recommended Admissions Deadline
International out-of-country application complete (start date: September 20, 2021)
July 19, 2021
International in-country application complete (start date: September 20, 2021)
August 23, 2021
Domestic application complete (first half start: September 20, 2021)
September 7, 2021
Domestic application complete (second half start: November 1, 2021)
October 18, 2021
Graduate Certificate in Digital Media Management General Requirements
DGM 6145 - Information Technology and Creative Practice
DGM 6279 - Project Management for Digital Media
DGM 6280 - Managing for Digital Media
DGM 6285 - Interactive Marketing Fundamentals
Complete one of the following:
DGM 6230 - Digital Media Entrepreneurship
DGM 6290 - Social Media and Brand Strategy Implementation
CMN 6010 - Strategic Communication Management
CMN 6110 - Group Dynamics and Interpersonal Conflict: Meeting Management
Please note: This curriculum is for marketing purposes only and is subject to change. Official curriculum can be found within the course catalog.
Our signature experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students gain relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Northeastern offers a variety of ways for students to add experience to their resumé, including:
Experiential Learning at Work — Working professionals collaborate with their employer to develop a project that addresses a key business need their company has in an area they want familiarity with.
Experiential Network (XN) — Students work virtually with a sponsoring organization on a short-term project over a six-week period.
Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.
Our faculty represents a wide cross-section of professional practices and fields ranging from finance to education to biomedical science to management to the U.S. military. They serve as mentors and advisors and collaborate alongside students to solve the most pressing global challenges facing established and emerging markets.
Faculty Member and Academic Director of the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media program
By enrolling in Northeastern, you gain access to a network of more than 255,000 alumni and 3,350+ employer partners, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and global nongovernmental organizations. Our current students and faculty across strategically located regional locations further foster a lifelong, global community of learning and mentoring.
Below is a look at where our Digital Media & Design alumni work, the positions they hold, and the skills they bring to their organization.