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Top Graduate Certificate Programs in Marketing Studies

A graduate certificate is an option for students who don’t want to go through a full four years of post-graduate studies. These courses can take as many as two years, or be completed within one or two semesters.

What is a graduate certificate in marketing studies? Students who have already studied business on some level can use a certificate program to get a better understanding of specific trends and practices. Courses may include general economic theory as well the basics of sales and account managing. Those interested can often focus their classes towards a specific branch, such as online or international marketing. The subjects will often depend on the student’s area of interest.

Graduating from this program can lead to many potential occupations, both because of the qualifying certificate and the practical business skills that people gain. Understanding market trends can make a person an invaluable asset for corporations in almost every industry.

Costs vary between universities in different countries, especially with programs that don’t span a set number of semesters. To find out what a graduate certificate might cost you, reach out directly to an administrations office.

There are seemingly endless opportunities among startups and growing businesses for individuals with a graduate certificate in marketing. Should you direct your focus toward Internet strategies, many jobs exist at web-based firms that are looking to expand their outreach. There are also managerial options available, such as advertising and promotions or public relations manager. These types of jobs are available on all levels, from non-profit organizations to multinational corporations. Depending on your specialization, opportunities may be available with companies developing strategies for new product launches.

A graduate certificate often requires a fair amount of practical application that can translate directly into employment in the marketing sector. If you’d like to learn more about this option, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization. ... [+]

Columbia Southern University recognizes that there is a growing desire of many within the workforce for focused training in a professional specialization.

To meet this need, CSU offers Graduate Certificate Programs which fully utilize courses from the CSU degree concentrations.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Students select four courses (12 semester credit hours) from a graduate concentration to earn a graduate level certificate in the concentration area.

Curriculum

MBA 5841 - Strategic Marketing MBA 5851 - Marketing Research MBA 5861 - New Product Marketing MBA 5871 - Business - to - Business Marketing

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USA Orange Beach
September 2019
Part-time
Online
United International Business Schools

Students are required to complete a minimum of 6 courses for 12 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive ... ... [+]

Launch your career with our Graduate Certificate in Marketing Management Flexible Study Programs

Our flexible study programs are based on the American model of higher education, allowing students to choose their courses based on course requirements, previous studies, current interests and future ambitions.

United International Business Schools (UIBS)

Dedicated since 2002 to cross-cultural education with a global perspective, United International Business Schools (UIBS) is an independent private education institution with campuses in Europe and Asia. UIBS offers flexible business and management studies at the Undergraduate (Bachelor/BBA) and (Post)Graduate (Master/MBA and Doctor/DBA) level leading to private (programmatically-accredited) degrees, and to American regionally-accredited and European state-recognized degrees in cooperation with our academic partners.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp Brussels Japan Tokyo Spain Barcelona Madrid Switzerland Zürich Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan Geneva  + 11 More
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Editing and publishing is a creative and dynamic field that holds great appeal for those who love to work with words. It is a field that often involves collaboration with ... [+]

Do you love to work with words?

Editing and publishing is a creative and dynamic field that holds great appeal for those who love to work with words. It is a field that often involves collaboration with writers, designers, artists and onscreen professionals.

Our Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing will equip you with fundamental knowledge of design concepts, technical skills, legal and ethical constraints and editorial processes necessary for a career in both print and online editing and publishing. You will undertake courses in the areas of editing, proofreading, and writing for editors, giving you the professional practical knowledge you require to work in the field.

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Australia Australia Online
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Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
Sault College

The program combines key skills and practical experience in both public relations and event management activities. ... [+]

Public Relations and Event Management (2170) 1 Year - 2 Semesters Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Overview

The program combines key skills and practical experience in both public relations and event management activities. It has the potential of increasing your employment opportunities with private and public sector organizations looking for well-trained public relations professionals who have the added skill set of event management expertise.

In eight short months, students in this program will learn successful public relations strategies and receive training in media relations, presentation skills, issues management and effective writing instruction. Public relations training will be combined with expert instruction in all facets of planning, executing and analyzing corporate and fundraising events. Guest speakers who are well-known in their respective fields further enhance the curriculum covered. Work placements nearing the end of the program will give students hands-on experience in the real world of public relations and managing events to further round out their studies prior to graduation. Potential employers recognise the value of hiring graduates of this program who can fill the important dual roles of public relations and event management within their organization.... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Centennial College

The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toro ... [+]

Program Overview

The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toronto.

The courses in this Public Relation graduate certificate program, which is based at the Story Arts Centre campus, reflect the thinking that no two days in PR are alike. The industry experts who teach the courses ensure you:

Learn to research, write, plan, edit, design and implement everything from strategic communications plans and employee newsletters to gala dinners for hundreds of people. Gain an understanding of how communications strategies influence employee attitudes, shift stakeholders' opinions and tell an organization's story to the media. Connect with the PR industry. ... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Centennial College

The Advertising Account Management program prepares you for a successful career in the client service area of the advertising, marketing and communications industry. ... [+]

Program Overview

The Advertising Account Management program prepares you for a successful career in the client service area of the advertising, marketing and communications industry.

If you like creating, planning, managing and working in collaborative teams, then this communications and media program is for you. Because the advertising industry needs specialized account managers who understand the full scope of the industry. The courses in this offering cover areas such as:

Advertising Digital, mobile and social media platforms Event marketing Direct marketing Management of integrated communications plans from inception to final production

Not only does a team of seasoned advertising professionals teach and mentor you as you acquire new skills and confidence for the industry, but you also have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to the real world. The Advertising Account Management program at Centennial College is the only post-graduate offering of its kind in Canada to offer a full 14-week field placement in the advertising and marketing communications industry.... [-]

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September 2019
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1 year
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