Social Media and Emergent Technologies Degree Information

How People Communicate Changes Every Day – and You Will Be at the Forefront of this Revolution

The fastest way to tell a story is to tweet, post, or snap it to your followers. Develop social media foundational skills such as mobile application development, design and critical thinking. Learn the soft computing skills needed for interface design, including writing, analytics, and marketing. Pursue elective coursework in areas outside of your major, which may incorporate business, communication, and political science.

Graduate as a social media specialist with the expertise to execute effective campaigns that advance goals for individuals, large corporations, and non-profit organizations.

A major is offered.

Pierce Media Group

Write, edit, and print your own piece in the Pierce Arrow, a student-run newspaper that reports on campus and community issues and events. 

Politics FitzU
Work with Politics FitzU to cover political news using social media as well as other forms of media.
  • Dan Desrochers '08, is Foxwoods' online voice. As social & mobile media manager, Dan manages Foxwoods' online community via Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets.

    Dan Desrochers '08

    Social and Mobile Media Manager

Sample Career Opportunities
Franklin Pierce graduates have gone on to enjoy careers and internships with such companies as:
  • Walt Disney World
  • CNN
  • ESPN
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Microsoft
  • American Cancer Society
  • Fox News
  • Boston Red Sox


Our dedicated faculty are at the heart of providing academic instruction and a Pierce education. Learn more about our knowledgeable faculty and their areas of study.

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Want to Know More?

Download the Social Media and Emergent Technologies Program SheetDownload a Social Media and Emergent Technologies program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College at Rindge Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

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