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Graduate Certificates | Marketing


Entrance Exam: Not Required
Poole College of Management

This program is only available to students currently enrolled in NC State's MBA and Master of Marketing Analytics programs. Questions or concerns may be emailed to our office for assistance.

To learn more about the Marketing Certificate, visit the Jenkins Graduate Certificate website.

The Poole College of Management offers the 12-credit online Graduate Certificate in Marketing. This program is an innovative option for professionals who want to become skilled in a field that significantly impacts every other industry. Students focus on seeking, identifying and creating business opportunities, developing products/services, and building/maintaining customer relationships while discovering the skills and tools needed to succeed in today’s marketing climate.


The NC State University Graduate School, which oversees the graduate certificate application process, has its own admissions criteria but the Poole College of Management has specific admissions requirements as well.

For information regarding the cost of the program, please visit the Jenkins MBA Certificate Tuition web page for detailed tuition information.

Career Prospects

Effective marketing is rooted in the ability to identify who your target audience is, why that audience needs a product or service and how to get that product or service in front of that audience in a way that results in sales.

By adding a certificate program to your degree, you’ll show employers you have specialized knowledge that adds immediate value to their team. This certificate program is designed to enhance your skill set and differentiate yourself in your field. Please note that it is not intended for those looking to make a major career transition.