Digital Marketing

Gain the in-demand skills you need to advance your career as a digital marketer. This program provides a broad overview of the digital marketing landscape, and also builds essential skills in social media marketing, digital analytics, SEO, influencer marketing, and emerging trends. Formats: Online | In-Person

This program is perfect for...

  • New marketers looking to develop digital marketing acumen to grow their careers
  • Business professionals seeking a better understanding of the digital marketing landscape
  • Experienced marketers wanting a refresher on digital marketing trends and skills
  • Entrepreneurs interested in using digital marketing methods to grow their businesses

What you can learn.

  • Learn digital marketing tools to enhance and support your strategic marketing plans
  • Track, measure and evaluate the effectiveness of digital marketing campaigns via data and analytics
  • Find out how to optimize your website and build content to drive traffic
  • Explore and engage with the various platforms and channels that make up the social media ecosystem
  • Study the trends and apply best practices in digital media planning and buying across platforms
  • Assess and determine how influencer marketing can be integrated into a campaign

Navigate the dynamic world of digital marketing.

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Digital marketing is rapidly evolving as more online platforms, tools, and channels become available, creating exciting new career growth opportunities in this dynamic field.

Developed for those with a foundational understanding of marketing, our certificate program deep dives into growing and maintaining brands online. Students are presented with industry trends and in-depth exploration of vital digital marketing skills. Courses are taught by industry experts and designed to be interactive, incorporating real-world scenarios, case studies, and projects. 

Formats: Online or In-Person



Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
Students must complete the two required courses listed below. 
MGMT X 460.394
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 470.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Students must complete 8 elective units from the list below (Courses are either 2 or 4 units each. Click on the course title to find its unit value).
MGMT X 466.05
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 463.01
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.381
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 460.382
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.398
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 471.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.484
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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Drop-In Advising Hour
This informal Zoom session is a platform for current and new program students to connect and ask questions to program staff. Drop in for 10 minutes or stay for the hour. Have questions about the certificate or courses, bring them with you!

Every first and third Wednesday of the month, 11am-12pm PT.

Email bamcertificate@uclaextension.edu for the meeting link.

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

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Estimated Program Tuition


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*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

An internship in marketing can provide you with practical experience in a variety of marketing job functions. Certificate students must complete a minimum of 8 units of certificate curriculum, with a GPA of 3.0 or better, before enrolling in the internship course. UCLA Extension does not provide internship placement. Certificate students do have access to Career Services resources to assist in the internship search. 

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