Certificate in Marketing

10% growth from 2016 to 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects overall employment in marketing to grow by 10 percent.

This certificate is intended for students who wish to have specialized knowledge in the realm of marketing, with or without a general MBA. The opportunities for someone with a graduate marketing certificate are numerous, as many companies are seeking those with expertise in the area to assist with their marketing efforts. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects overall employment in marketing to grow by 10 percent over the next 10 years. Whether you're looking to explore marketing from a high-level perspective or target a niche area, opportunities for those with a graduate marketing certificate continue to increase as more businesses and organizations realize that well-executed marketing is critical for reaching their goals. In addition, credits earned from the marketing certificate count towards our stackable MBA program, should you choose to pursue a master's degree.

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Required Coursework

MGMT 680: Marketing Management (4)

Exploration of crucial aspects of marketing with emphasis on the customer and the marketing mix. Development of analytical and critical thinking skills through case study. Design and assessment of a basic marketing plan.

MGMT 684: Digital Marketing (4)

This course is designed to give students a theoretical understanding of the digital marketplace in order to adapt to the increasing shift of marketing effort from traditional media to digital media such as search engines, social media, and mobile. It also equips students with the strategies, tools and tactics that digital marketers employ and develop the specific skills necessary for carrying out digital marketing plans and effectively evaluating the plans of others. 

Choose one of the courses below

MGMT 683: Marketing Analytics (4)

Examination of the strategic planning process, with emphasis on resource allocation decisions driven by marketing analytics. Focus on the use of quantitative and data analysis tools to define optimal marketing mix, perform effective analysis of customers and digital marketing campaigns, as well as integrate spatial thinking in decision-making.

MGMT 693: Marketing Strategy (4)

Marketing strategy integrates marketing and other functional areas within a firm. It provides orientation to organizations on how to use resources and capabilities to maximize long-run customer value as well as generate the greatest financial return.

INTB 694: Global Marketing (4)

Exploration of and application of marketing concepts to the demands and conditions of the global marketplace. Critical evaluation of the marketing challenges presented by the increased exposure of individuals, businesses, and governments to international market forces.