Marketing Graduate Certificate

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Advance your marketing skills

This 100% online certificate gives you a full rundown on trends, topics and issues in the marketing field.

Level up your knowledge as you explore areas like advertising, global marketing and analytics.

Become an expert marketer.

Why earn a graduate certificate in marketing at Missour State?

  • It takes just four courses and the format is 100% online.
  • Have a standalone credential or add-on to your degree.
  • Gain the experience and knowledge to boost your career.

Possible career paths

  • Account executive
  • Advertising manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing manager
  • Market research analyst
  • Promotion manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • Sales manager

Apply online

Apply to this certificate through a central application: GradCAS. Review the sections below before you begin.

Certificate in Marketing

Ismet Anitsal, Graduate Program Director
Glass Hall, Room 238; Phone: 417-836-5413

Elizabeth Reger, Graduate Program Coordinator
Glass Hall, Room 105; Phone: 417-836-5616

Program description

The Marketing Graduate Certificate program provides a 12 hours graduate-level experience in the marketing field. The program involves in depth study of marketing issues, such as advertising, international issues, marketing research and special topics. Contact the MBA Director or Program Coordinator for additional information.


Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the university as a graduate student. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program. All course work must be approved by the MBA Program Director.

Required courses (12 hrs)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MKT 615 Contemporary Issues in Advertising/Promotions 3 hrs
MKT 774 International Marketing 3 hrs
MKT 790 Seminar in Marketing 3 hrs
MKT 670 Marketing Analytics 3 hrs

GPA requirement

Students must have a B or better grade in each course.

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Remarkable education

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, hands-on advising and practical opportunities to apply your skills.

Unbeatable value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State is committed to delivering academic excellence along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid opportunities.