Online Bachelor of Science in Digital Audiences
Online interactions and social media are the leading forces that drive organizations to get their message out to consumers and inspire them to take action. Earning a Bachelor of Science in digital audiences can prepare you to create data-driven strategies that measure, analyze and grow audiences through search, social and content creation. If you’re interested in working in audience engagement, community management, sales, event planning or hospitality, this program may be a great fit for you.
Next start date: 03/14/2022
Total classes: 41
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What are digital audiences?
Digital audiences are composed of the individuals engaging with a specific organization online, as well as the kinds of people who are most likely to do so. Interactions play out differently in our increasingly digital world than they used to. Communication professionals now have access to an immense wealth of data to help them analyze the scope and behavior of their followers. To cultivate a digital audience, you have to use new approaches that are distinct from the traditional training required in previous media landscapes.
Specifically, you can integrate insights from the following fields and tactics to influence behavior and drive audience growth:
- Multimedia content creation.
- Project management.
- Real-time data analysis.
- Social science research.
Outcomes from these efforts include increasing sales, donations, political support and community impact, as well as boosting advertising results.
How do I know if a digital marketing degree is right for me?
The Bachelor of Science in digital audiences could be a good choice if you are interested in learning how to influence audience behavior through digital marketing techniques and tools, such as social media strategy, search engine optimization, search engine marketing and digital analytics. This program can be useful for pursuing roles in marketing, media and public relations. The hands-on curriculum can also be beneficial for building your audience as an:
Does my digital audience strategy degree say 'online'?
Featured digital marketing degree courses
Throughout the Bachelor of Science in digital audiences, you’ll explore ways to measure and analyze the ways in which people interact with digital content and use marketing tools to apply these concepts. During your capstone, you’ll benefit from hands-on experience in developing, testing and executing audience growth strategies for real clients. Program courses include:
What can I do with a digital marketing degree?
Those who hold a Bachelor of Science in digital audiences may work in a wide variety of industries ranging from hospitality and sales to social media management, marketing and public relations. Upon graduation, you’ll have the knowledge and experience needed to apply for positions with community groups, political campaigns, news organizations and more. Possible career paths include, but are not limited to:
Digital marketing degree admission requirements
You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
A proven record for excellence in communications
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is a leading journalism school in the U.S. For more than 15 years, its students have won more awards in the Society of Professional Journalists national “Mark of Excellence” competition than any other university. Student reporting projects on social justice issues have won five Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards – the most of any journalism school in the country. The Cronkite School regularly ranks in the top five journalism schools in the country for broadcasting, photojournalism and strategic communications awards.