Develop an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy
Next start date:
October 4, 2021
Or get started now in a self-paced session
The opportunities for marketing in today’s digital landscape are vast. How do you evaluate the many options and craft a comprehensive digital marketing plan that aligns with your business goals? What are the best strategies to guide you in acquiring and retaining customers?
In this certificate program, you’ll explore ways to leverage various digital marketing channels to create a cohesive digital customer experience and produce measurable results. We’ll cover fundamental concepts for creating and managing impactful digital content and discuss approaches for attracting and engaging your customers. Get the breadth and depth of knowledge you need to optimize your digital marketing efforts and advance business goals.
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Professionals looking to transition into or advance in a digital marketing career.
To apply, you must have:
Including time in class, you should expect to spend about 7 to 9 hours each week on coursework.
For the self-paced format, at this weekly rate you can expect to complete each course in about 10 weeks.
If English is not your native language, you should have at least intermediate English skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements – Noncredit Programs.
International students are welcome to apply to an online offering of this program, which doesn’t require a visa. To enroll in a classroom offering, you must have a visa that permits study in the United States. This program does not enable students to obtain or maintain F-1 visa status. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
You earn the certificate by adhering to the program's attendance policy and successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.
Hear from instructor Robert Haskitt about the Certificate in Digital Marketing at the University of Washington and how it can prepare you to enter the growing field of digital marketing.
You may be eligible to apply for a UW Certificate Scholarship or Rotary Scholarship to cover most of the costs of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. For more information, see the Scholarships page.
Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.
Foundations of Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing Toolkit
Applied Digital Marketing
Certificate in Digital Marketing
Approved by the UW Foster School of Business.
View this program's advisory board.
Each of our programs uses an advisory board to review content, guide design and recommend updates to ensure the program remains current as the field of study evolves. By tapping the minds of the top thinkers, doers and leaders in the field, we offer a transformational learning experience. The following individuals serve as the advisory board for this program.
Erin Anderson, Customer Engagement Manager, Tableau Software
Brian Behunin, Sr Manager Reporting & Analytics, T-Mobile
Eleanor Bradley, Chief Marketing Officer, Pacific Science Center
Jennifer Buchanan, Digital Insights Lead, Deloitte Digital
Robert Gubas, Senior Director, Global Integrated Marketing, SAP Concur
Kristina Kledzik, Acquisition Marketing Manager, Rover
Megan Lentz, Senior Director - SAP Ariba Extension Partner Success, SAP
Catherine Lindner, Managing Director of Marketing, NexTec Group
Brian Marcus, VP of Global Marketing, TUNE
Malia Morrison, Director, International & Academic Programs, UW Continuum College
Monika Parashar, Global Marketing Director, Microsoft
Mark Pendolino, Director of Marketing, PTP Consulting
Annette Promes, Director of Marketing, Amazon Devices
Julie Storer, Leader, CMO Experiences, Deloitte CMO Program
Constance Turman, Director, Global Event Strategy and Programs for Advertising & CX Business, Oracle
Jennifer Wong, Head of Marketing, Convoy
Join an upcoming information session to learn more about the program, curriculum and instructors.
“The program was great because there were other people who were in career transition, like I was, and really pivoting into a brand new world. So it was a great way for me to network with other people.”
Enjoy the flexibility of learning at your own pace, with instructor support along the way. Courses are 100 percent online, with no class meetings or fixed deadlines — so you can start anytime. You have up to four months to complete each course and up to two years to complete the program. Learn More »
Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »
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