Business of Viral Content Creation – Online Microcredential

Learn what it takes to build your content creation enterprise

Content is king, as the saying goes. And to carve out your place in the dynamic age of digital communication, you need to sharpen your skills in gathering, evaluating and writing content for digital media publication.


Amplify your creativity and ability to think outside the box while learning key strategies in the business of viral content creation microcredential online. Watch the video »

Earning a microcredential in the business of viral content creation online from Oregon State University will put you in a position to strategically analyze and produce content with the intention of building your own content platform and brand.


Required courses (9 credits)


The in-demand skills you'll develop as a student in this microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Content creation
  • Content development
  • Data analysis
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Search engine optimization
  • Social media

Start working toward a digital communication arts degree

Once you earn a microcredential in the business of viral content creation, you can apply the 9 credits directly toward Oregon State’s online bachelor’s degree in digital communication arts. Learn more about the innovative DCA program.

If you plan to apply these credits toward a full degree, we encourage you to first contact the program to learn about the degree requirements. Please note that acceptance into a microcredential does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program.


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