The National Institute for Social Media (NISM) is dedicated to social media certification and education for professional social media practitioners. Our curriculum is designed by educators and leaders in digital marketing and communication to validate the core skills essential for success in the various vocations of social media. Not only does NISM offer exceptional education it’s a life-long community for professional development, continuing education and sharing best practices.
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UPCOMING CLASSES

  • Jan
    03

    St. Kate's Hosted – 4 Week Blended Course

    6:00 pmUniversity of St. Catherine - St. Paul, MN
  • Jan
    08

    SMS Prep Course - 6 weeks

    Online
  • Feb
    19

    SMS Prep Course - 6 weeks

    Online
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CE CLASSES

  • Jan
    08

    Follow the Crowd (full course)

    Online
  • Jan
    22

    Social Listening: Short Course

    Online
  • Feb
    05

    The Social Classroom: Meeting Students Where They Are

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 Download the NISM Candidate Handbook

The NISM Candidate Handbook provides anyone who is interested in becoming a certified social media professional with an inside look at not only the content of the NISM Social Media Strategist exam, but also what to expect on exam day and how the exam is scored.




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SMS CERTIFICATION

Becoming an SMS expert starts with determining your level of expertise in the field. If you have been running social media campaigns for 5 years or more you may be ready to test today. If you are looking to gain the knowledge needed to take the exam we offer you training classes and self study materials to help get you to your end goal.

BECOME A TRAINER

If you posses a desire to teach others the art of becoming a social media expert then consider becoming an instructor. We provide you with the resources and the tools to help you get started. The first step is to join our train the trainer program.