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Marketing Essentials
Program Number: 9010611CER
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Delivery Method:
100% Online
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
12 Credits | Finish in 1 semester
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  • Program Overview

    Already in the marketing industry or in a role where you're responsible for marketing and social media initiatives?

    The Marketing Essentials certificate at Madison College is perfect for broadening your knowledge of the marketing industry give you the skills you need to manage your social media plan​.  

    A combination of administrative professional skills, marketing, and social media skills can propel your career in an exciting new direction.

    Program Details

    Students in the Marketing Essentials certificate can attend part-time.

    Marketing Essentials certificate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses: 

    • Madison - Truax


    Earning your Marketing Essentials certificate at Madison College prepares you for valuable work as a Marketing Assistant or Marketing Support Specialist. 

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2024-2025 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

    Required Courses
    2 credits
    1 credit
    3 credits
    3 credits
  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is October 15, 2024

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application available on September 15, 2024
    • Application completion deadline is March 15, 2025

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis
    • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210.

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    Get Started!

    Apply to Madison College and take the first step towards your Marketing Essentials career.

    It's Free to Apply

  • Career Outcomes

    ​​​The Marketing Essentials for the Business Professional certificate at Madison College will give you the skills you need to take your career into an exciting new direction. You will learn essential marketing skills that can assist any business support professional. 

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