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Online and Continuing Education Marketing Certificate
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Marketing Certificate

Linfield University Online and Continuing Education's online marketing certificate program builds the skills necessary to excel in marketing. This certificate program develops the business acumen needed to compete in today's global marketplace while exposing you to a balanced curriculum designed to develop critical thinking, effective communication, and proficiency in marketing technologies and processes. With the ability to identify and target emerging markets, Linfield University marketing certificate program graduates have a competitive advantage when searching for promising careers.

Employment Opportunities

  • Marketing Specialist
  • Advertising Manager
  • Promotion Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Sales Manager

Who Should Enroll

Linfield University's marketing certificate program is the perfect match for you, if you are interested in public relations, advertising, or research. The curriculum also complements bachelor's degrees, as it offers further insights into marketing, sales, and promotions management within the modern global economy.  With marketing professionals in demand in just about every industry, Linfield credentials help make prospective employees stand out and achieve their professional potential. 

Courses You Will Take

As a nationally accredited institution with the highest standards, Linfield's online marketing certificate program requires not only marketing courses, but also classes meant to teach critical thinking and communication skills. All courses are taught by faculty members with real-world experience. The program requires the completion of two core courses and three elective courses.

BNSS 250 - Contemporary Business / 4 credits
BNMK 321 - Marketing / 4 credits *

Plus 3 of the following:

BNMK 420 - Sales and Sales Management / 4 credits **
BNMK 421 - Promotions Management / 4 credits **
BNMK 426 - International Marketing / 4 credits **
BNMK 427 - Topics in Marketing / 4 credits


* BNAC 260, BNAC 261, ECON 210
** MATH 140, MATH 160

For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.

Why Linfield University?

At Linfield University, the marketing certificate program is offered 100 percent online, which makes it an invaluable opportunity for students with busy lifestyles, families, and full-time employment. With accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Linfield University credentials open up new employment paths with higher earning potentials. The faculty members are dedicated to the academic success of each student, and students receive continual support through the academic advising program. Linfield also offers access to technical support, research resources, and online tutoring. Linfield University increases access to higher education through affordable tuition rates and financial aid. With a higher completion rate than the national average, Linfield University students are on the track to succeed.

I’d like to find out more. What are my next steps?

  1. Fill out the Request Information form to learn more.
  2. Schedule a conversation with the admission counselor for this program.
  3. Call 503-883-2213 or email with any questions.
  4. Just apply now if you're ready to invest in your future.



Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ n/a* of debt. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program in the normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Oregon

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