Grow or advance your marketing knowledge in the ever-evolving marketing profession

Marketing Graduate Certificate 

Take your career to the next level and deepen your marketing skillset with a graduate certificate in marketing at Davenport University. This graduate certificate can be completed as a stand-alone certificate or while taking Master of Business Administration courses

Faculty in our marketing program have direct experience implementing marketing practices into real-world applications. That means you’ll learn from their experience through a marketing graduate certificate. You'll gain hands-on learning opportunities through research and projects and be prepared to grow or advance your marketing knowledge.  

Earn your marketing graduate certificate 100% online through Davenport’s Global Campus or in-person at Davenport's Warren, Detroit or Grand Rapids campuses.  

Is a marketing graduate certificate worth it? 

As you consider the marketing grad certificate at Davenport, you may be wondering, “Is a graduate certificate in marketing worth it?” Earning a graduate certificate keeps you competitive in your current role by allowing you to build upon your skills, but it can also help transition you into new career opportunities with a higher salary potential. 

Explore classes for Davenport's marketing graduate certificate

Gain a deeper understanding in consumer behavior and learn how to develop a company into a strategic brand. In just one semester, you can set yourself above other marketing applicants. 

Prerequisite: BUSN 520 - Management and Marketing is a required prerequisite that must be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Marketing.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Take this marketing grad certificate 100% online through Davenport's Global Campus
95% of Davenport University students receive financial aid

What can I do with a graduate certificate in marketing from Davenport?

The graduate certificate in marketing at Davenport gives you tactical skills you can use in various careers in marketing, such as the ability to manage social media, create content and update web pages. Through the graduate certificate in marketing, you’ll gain the business and marketing know-how to manage information using digital technologies and to develop strategies that leverage and integrate information into marketing plans — for any company or organization in any industry. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Learn from experts

Learn marketing solutions to solve problems facing today’s business world through a graduate certificate in marketing taught by Davenport faculty with real-world marketing experience.


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Open to all 

Whether you’re a professional looking to advance your career or someone with no experience in the marketing field, you can pursue a marketing graduate certificate at Davenport.  


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Successful alumni 

Earn your certificate in marketing and join an impressive network of alumni who are putting their marketing degrees from Davenport to work at leading companies right here in Michigan and around the nation. 


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Convenient courses for you

Enjoy the convenience of taking the marketing graduate certificate online or at one of three campuses across Michigan. You’ll have the opportunity to work in groups with peers from across the nation who are also excited to be earning their marketing master’s degree.


Get started on your marketing graduate certificate

Explore Davenport’s admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning Davenport’s marketing graduate certificate.

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Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at

Apply now or request more information

Start on the path to your graduate certificate in marketing. Request more information or begin your application now.

Davenport programs related to the marketing graduate certificate

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