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Certificate in Marketing

Prepare for an exciting career in marketing by gaining specialized skills and knowledge in areas of target marketing, distribution and promotion practices. A Certificate in Marketing can enhance your expertise, increase your earning power and provide the groundwork for a future bachelor’s degree. 

Apply By:
August 15, 2024
Classes Start:
September 5, 2024
No Live Lectures
3 Courses
As Little as 4 Months
Pay as You Go ($200 per course)


Sharpen your skillset and knowledge in the area of marketing. Explore topics related to business management, consumer marketing, positioning, distribution and how to overcome challenges of e-commerce. This certificate is perfect for working professionals who want a strong foundation in business or hope to pursue a degree in the future.

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What you’ll learn

Jumpstart your career in marketing with these valuable skills: 

Integrate marketing principles into decision-making processes
Recognize opportunities and overcome challenges of e-commerce
Apply practical knowledge of marketing to real world scenarios
Develop an understanding of consumer needs, target marketing, positioning and distribution of goods
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Admission Requirements

Anyone who has a high-school education and is 16 years of age or older can study online at UoPeople.

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Curriculum / Courses

The Marketing Certificate is a 9-credit program establishing that the student has mastered the basic fundamentals of marketing.  


Where will a Certificate in Marketing take you? Your certificate will help prepare for a job as a:

Marketing Assistant
Promotions Consultant
Content Coordinator
Digital Marketer

As a UoPeople student, you’re never on your own—our Career Service Center provides resume feedback, networking tips, interview techniques and more.

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Finding a job in marketing can be a challenge. Here’s what you should know before applying for an entry level marketing job.

No tuition or enrollment fees

$60 application fee



Paying for school

UoPeople does not charge for tuition, books, or campus expenses. We charge only a $60 application fee, and a $200 assessment fee to be paid when you register for each course. Over the course of earning your Certificate in Marketing at UoPeople, you can expect to pay a total of only $660. Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to afford higher education. 


Concerned about managing your studies while you work or juggle family life? Don’t be! Over half of our students are successfully studying while working, raising families, or both. You can too! UoPeople is proud to be the world’s most flexible option for earning tuition-free certificates and degrees. Learn more about how our programs are specially designed to work for you:
Asynchronous Learning
Total Accessibility
Transfer Credits

Common Questions Students Are Asking Us

Questions regarding our academic programs offered at UoPeople

Absolutely! UoPeople has students from over 200 countries and territories.

University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. 

Absolutely! Classes at UoPeople are small and highly qualified instructors are available to answer students’ questions and offer support. Additionally, each student is connected with a personal Program Advisor at the commencement of their studies, who remains with them until graduation. Program Advisors act as the students’ personal support system throughout their studies. The Program Advisor will answer any questions the student may have, offer academic advice, discuss course selection, and offer encouragement throughout the student’s studies.

Asynchronous learning allows you to learn on your own schedule. You will have access via the UoPeople Online Campus to assignments, lectures, and other learning materials. There are no live lectures or set class times at UoPeople.  

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