Online Marketing Degree / Online Marketing Certificate

100% Online degree programHigher education for the adult learner is more important than ever! To respond to this need, Linfield College is proud to offer a bachelor's degree and certificate in Marketing for the adult student. This degree completion program employs a variety of delivery formats to overcome barriers that you have encountered in accessing higher education such as work schedules, proximity to a college campus, and responsibilities to family. You can complete all of the courses in the marketing degree or marketing certificate through online classes. This allows you with your busy life to achieve your educational goals via the technological innovations available to us.

Marketing Course Overview

To fulfill major requirements, a student must complete the courses listed below, plus statistics and calculus. The certificate courses are those numbered 321, plus three of the following 420, 421, 426, or 423, Entrepreneurship.

BUSN 260 Financial Accounting Three Linfield Marketing Electives selected from the following:
BUSN 261 Managerial Accounting BUSN 420 Sales and Sales Management
BUSN 301 Management BUSN 421 Promotions Management
BUSN 321 Marketing BUSN 426 International Marketing
BUSN 340 Business Law BUSN 427* Topics in Marketing
BUSN 341 Financial Management BUSN 435 International Business Law
BUSN 495 Strategic Management (MWI) BUSN 480** Independent Study
ECON 210 Principles of Economics BUSN 487** Internship
  PSYC 200 Social Psychology
  BUSN 423 Entrepreneurship (applies to certificate only)
*may be repeated with different content
**if the topic/internship is closely related to marketing as determined by the supervising instructormore

Program Overview

The Linfield Department of Business believes that education is a life-long process in which higher education has an important part. The focus of the Department's courses and programs provides you with a sound basic education in business, accounting, and marketing, within the broader context of a liberal arts education. A marketing degree from Linfield prepares you to meet the challenges and complexities of the business world. The United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the value of a four-year degree has continued to increase. The BLS report of wage and salary workers by educational attainment released in April 2011 showed that adults 25 years and over with a bachelor's degree earned an average of $59,800 annually, while those with a high school diploma earned $32,916. Graduates with a marketing degree will find opportunities in the for-profit and non-profit sector, as well as private industry and governmental agencies. Take the next step and contact a Linfield Advisor today.

Certificate within program

Linfield's Marketing Certificate gives students a comprehensive overview of the marketing field. Students can be newcomers to marketing or someone with experience seeking to keep current in the field or expand their knowledge base. An entrepreneur or small business owner will also find this program valuable in marketing their business. A Certificate in Marketing can make an excellent alternative to seeking a marketing degree Courses focus on marketing research, planning and strategy. Electives let you focus on topics that will benefit you the most. All classes for the Marketing Certificate Program can be completed online. With Internet access you can work from anywhere in the world. Linfield is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and is a private, non-profit college.

How much is this going to cost and how long will it take?

Two of the most common questions we hear from every prospective student. Not surprisingly the answer is dependent on how many classes you need to take to complete your degree and how much time you can dedicate to completing them. For more detailed information, click here or contact a Linfield Advisor for a free "How Much & How Long" analysis.

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