Frequently Asked Questions



Tuition for the ASMS Certification is $2200, or as low as $194/mo. with monthly payments. To pay monthly, click
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Group rates available: To learn more about educating teams or enterprise groups, contact a course advisor today.

*Monthly payments are based on the advertised purchase price of $2200 at 10% APR for 12 months. Rates from 10%-30% APR. All rates in USD plus applicable taxes.
Payment available with all Major Credit Cards / Debit Cards – Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express®, Discover®, as well as PayPal.

Students may also pay over time in monthly installments, for as low as $194/mo. with monthly payments. To pay monthly, click
Get Certified
and then choose "Pay over time".

*Monthly payments are based on the advertised purchase price of $2200 at 10% APR for 12 months. Rates from 10%-30% APR. All rates in USD plus applicable taxes.
The ASMS certificate consists of 15 lessons, with an average completion time of 3 – 5 hours per lesson. Approximate total completion time, including assessments, is 60 – 90 hours. Most students complete the certificate over 10 to 12 weeks.
After purchase, refunds are not available.
The ASMS Certification is designed to teach you skills in advanced social media strategy, to prove your skills to employers and accelerate your career in social media. It is platform-agnostic, meaning it does not require that you use the Hootsuite Dashboard platform as part of your job. Hootsuite University is a product training course designed to help Hootsuite Dashboard users understand the ins-and-outs of using the Hootsuite Dashboard product.
The Newhouse HootSuite Advanced Social Media Strategy Certificate is a professional certification delivered by Newhouse faculty and is not for academic credit. Participants receive advanced, skills-based competencies from an innovative academic and industry collaboration.
No. All content for this certificate is available online, from any device, at your own pace.
Yes. You are welcome to reach out to Dr. William J. Ward, professor of Digital Marketing and Social Media at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He is the course's primary professor and is available at any time for questions or feedback on Twitter: @DR4WARD or email: dr4ward@syr.edu.
Our course advisors would be happy to answer any questions you might have. Talk to a course advisor today.

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