Do you need a master’s degree to be a great social media manager?
This week, Wall Street Journal columnist Christopher Mims suggested you might, igniting a #MarketingTwitter controversy so powerful, it made Tumblr relevant again.
Don’t stay in school, kids...
Experience using actual social platforms is more important to a social media career than any course.
Social media marketing salaries won’t necessarily pay off grad school loans, either — the average social media director makes about $68K, according to Glassdoor.
Some people have had good experiences in social media masters programs, but when in doubt — drop out!
The field changes so fast, your whole grad school curriculum could be irrelevant by the time you graduate.