We’re currently accepting applications and will be reviewing them in the order they’re received. We’ll accept applications until Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, or until the program fills, whichever comes first.
Step 1: Gather the following materials
- A brief letter (250-word maximum) that describes your relevant experience, transferable skills, knowledge of the field and commitment to professional growth
- A resume that highlights how your education and any applicable experience fulfill the program’s admission requirements
Step 2: Apply
Complete your application and submit the materials listed in step 1, along with your $50 nonrefundable application fee.
We’ll contact you within two weeks of receiving your application materials to let you know if you’ve been accepted to the program.
If you’re accepted, we’ll send you details about your first-term course, including information on how to register and pay your course fees. Payment is due no later than two days before your first class.
You may qualify for an income-based scholarship for this program. For more information, see the Scholarships page.
To apply, you must have one year of full-time equivalent work experience in any field.
- Familiarity with creating content using authoring tools like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
- Previous exposure to marketing concepts, media platforms and web technologies
- Comfortable working with others, contributing to discussions and doing presentations in class
Including time in class, you should expect to spend about 4 to 6 hours each week on coursework.
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.
- Access to a computer with a recent operating system and web browser
- High-speed internet connection
- Webcam (recommended)
Earning the Certificate
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.