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Graduate Certificate in Marketing

Graduate Certificate in Marketing

The Graduate Certificate in Marketing is designed for individuals who want to develop the analytical and technical skills needed to work with today’s complex marketing issues in the support of effective business decision-making. For those who are new to marketing or seek to change careers, consider the MS IN MARKETING which provides a more robust education and includes career services and scholarship opportunities.

Graduate Certificate in Marketing


The Graduate Certificate in Marketing requires 15 units including one required course and 12-13.5 units of 500-level MKT electives with a GPA of at least 3.0 for all units applied to the certificate.

Required Course: GSBA 509 or GSBA 509a or GSBA 528 Marketing Management

Electives: Complete successfully enough units of 500-level MKT coursework to total 15 units. No more than 3 units of CR/NC coursework can be applied to the certificate.

Required Courses and Electives

Most recent curriculum information available HERE.


This program caters mostly to graduate students at USC. Current USC students should visit the 'Current USC Students' dropdown for more detailed instructions.

We also welcome applicants from outside of USC. Information for these applicants can be viewed under “Non-USC Students

Current USC Students

Only students currently enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral degree at USC are considered ‘current USC students.’ If you are an alumnus, even if recently graduated, you must follow the directions to apply as a non-USC student.

Non-USC Students

Interested applicants who are not active students in a USC Masters or Doctoral program should follow the application instructions below.

International Students




    Phone: 213-740-3198


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