What you get with your Hootsuite Advanced Social
Advertising Certification

Badge Social Ads

Industry-leading certification showing you have the in-demand skills and expertise to set campaign goals, use remarketing and lookalike audiences, build and test social ads, and measure the ROI of your social ad campaigns

A permanent online certificate to showcase your expertise and credentials on LinkedIn and other professional networks

Listing in the Hootsuite Certified Professionals Directory, which helps brands and employers find talented social media professionals—like you!
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How to get your Hootsuite Advanced Social Advertising Certification

Get your Hootsuite Advanced Social Advertising Certification by passing a 50-question online exam proving you know how to effectively advertise on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. The exam tests your knowledge of the essential elements of social media advertising.

If you’re new to running a social media advertising campaign, the Hootsuite’s online Advanced Social Advertising course is a great way to level up your skills before taking the certification exam. 

Already a social media advertising pro? You can take the exam right away to get certified to prove your expertise.

And don’t worry: you can take the exam as many times as you need until you pass, at no extra cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the course cost?
Start learning for free or take the full course and certification for $249 USD.

What if I fail the exam? Do I have to pay to retake it?
You don’t have to pay for any subsequent attempts at the exam.

How long does it take to get certified?
The course will take about four hours including video courses, readings, and the certification exam. Some people complete it over a weekend, some take a couple of weeks—you set your own pace. The timed exam has 50 multiple choice questions and you have one hour to complete it.

What grade do I need on the exam to be certified? 
The passing grade is 75 percent.

Get certified as a Hootsuite Advanced Social Advertising Professional