Get ahead in marketing, and start your journey toward an MBA.

This nine-credit program provides a robust foundation in marketing. You’ll develop a deeper knowledge of strategy and planning, sales management, consumer behavior, service marketing, and market research.

You’ll learn how to execute basic marketing strategies in business, and you’ll study topics including value capture, product development, B2B sales strategies, and customer satisfaction.

Interested in earning your Master of Business Administration degree? At CSU’s College of Business, you can start with a certificate and finish with an MBA. The credits earned in this certificate can be applied toward the College’s Online MBA or Evening MBA programs, but please note that completion of this certificate does not guarantee admission into the MBA program. 

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What You'll Learn:

  • Mastery of marketing terminology and concepts
  • Understanding of perspectives and influences that shape marketing decision making
  • Analyze marketing problems and propose/evaluate alternative solutions
  • How to apply a process for developing a marketing strategy
  • Deep dive into specific topics of interest including qualitative/quantitative marketing research, consumer behavior, strategic selling for business customers, digital marketing and more.
Certificate at a Glance
Delivery: Online
Length: Can be completed in 2-3 semesters
Tuition: $998 per credit for 2022-2023
Credits: 9
Certificate awarded:

Graduate Certificate in Marketing Management

Courses and curriculum: Download your course roadmap

‡Additional prerequisite coursework may be required.

Admissions, Deadlines and Financial Aid

Learn more about admissions requirements to enroll in our spring or fall sessions. Visit tuition and aid for information on the latest tuition benefits available to you.

  • Fall
    AdmissionApply by July 31
  • Spring
    AdmissionApply by Jan 1