Certificate in Marketing Management

Become a Savvy, Well-Rounded Marketing Professional


Program Details

  • Location: UW Seattle
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Class Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $3,216

Next start date

October 3, 2017

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About this Program

In today’s highly competitive business environment, effective marketing has become extremely complex and absolutely vital to an organization’s success. In this three-course certificate program, you’ll get a thorough grounding in essential marketing concepts and tactics. We’ll dig into specific channels and tools for developing integrated marketing campaigns and measuring their performance. You’ll then apply your knowledge to create a strategic marketing plan for a real-world client.

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Professionals interested in entering the marketing field or expanding their existing marketing skill set.

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  • The principles behind effective marketing strategy, including positioning, product decisions, pricing, branding and market research
  • Methods for developing effective promotional campaigns
  • Basic approaches for attracting and communicating with customers through mobile devices, websites, social media, email, online advertising, SEO strategies, direct mail, events and public relations
  • Techniques for measuring the performance of digital channels


  • Test out Web-based marketing tools such as Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Simply Measured and MailChimp
  • Conduct research using specialized business journals through the Foster Business Library
  • Work as a group to complete a real marketing plan for a local company or organization

Program Overview

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.

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Learning Formats


Attend class in person at one of our convenient locations. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. An online learning management system may be required to access some course materials and assignments.


Our special blended programs combine the convenience of online study with the vibrancy of in-person classes for a unique learning experience.

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Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, which allows you to participate in class activities, assignments and discussions on your schedule, from anywhere. Experience cutting-edge technology and a supportive, diverse learning community.

Not available for this program