certificate

General Business Studies with Concentration in Advertising

Gain essential skills in advertising. This multicourse certificate provides an overview of business and management principles, with a core specialization in advertising and marketing.

This program is perfect for...

  • Professionals in the advertising field looking to enhance knowledge and skills in their field
  • Those who are looking to build on their marketing knowledge with a focus on advertising
  • People with a personal interest in how the advertising industry is structured
  • Individuals with a special interest in the business of advertising

What you can learn.

  • Identifying and dealing with risks and crises in business
  • Best practices for managing customer relationships
  • Effective business communication skills & techniques
  • Ethics in the business of advertising

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.

85%

feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program

50%

switched careers after completing a certificate program

85%

recommend a certificate program to others

Courses

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

Ethics Requirement
Students must complete one ethics course from the following list.
MGMT 891.02
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT 859.50
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Electives - Advertising
Students must complete a minimum of 16 units of advertising courses.
MGMT X 470.20
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 471.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 470.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.483
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 460.484
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.52
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 461A
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 463.01
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 466
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 466.05
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.381
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 460.382
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.394
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.398
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.41
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.35
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 160
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 163
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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Electives - Management
In addition to the 16 units of advertising coursework, students must complete 20 units of courses in the Management (MGMT) discipline, numbered X 1-199 or X 400-499.
MGMT X 444.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.44
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 403
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 418.32
MGMT X 490.8
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 490.996
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 491.11
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 497.52
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 497.610
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 497.611
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 497.612
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 477.95
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 497.613
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 481.5
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 497.614
Typically Offered: Winter
MGMT X 482.201
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 497.615
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 482.202
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 482.203
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 475.5
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.01
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.15
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 476.321
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 476.35
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 477.9
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.26
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 476.7
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.28
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.29
Typically Offered: Spring
MGMT X 476.8
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 470.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 470.20
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 476.99
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 471.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 477.10
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 475.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 475.4
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.483
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 460.952
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.13
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.484
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.961
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.14
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 460.494
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 460.983
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Summer
MGMT X 469.15
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.52
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.987
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.16
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.988
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 469.21
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.989
Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.22
Typically Offered: Spring
MGMT X 460.99
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.902
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 461A
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.903
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.91
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 463.01
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.912
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 460.913
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.923
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 466
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.94
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 466.05
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.95
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.11
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.951
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 469.12
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 450.34
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 450.35
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 450.36
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 450.50
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 450.65
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 460.35
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.381
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 450
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.382
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 450.03
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.394
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 450.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.398
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 450.31
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.41
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 450.32
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.814
Typically Offered: Spring, Summer
MGMT X 432.3
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.611
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 433.01
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.612
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 433.02
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 430.613
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 433.03
Typically Offered: Winter
MGMT X 430.614
Typically Offered: Summer
MGMT X 433.032
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.616
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 433.033
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.711
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 439.3
MGMT X 430.712
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 439.31
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 430.713
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 430.714
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 442.12
MGMT X 430.715
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 430.716
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 442.14
MGMT X 430.513
MGMT X 430.811
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 442.15
MGMT X 430.514
MGMT X 430.812
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 430.515
MGMT X 430.813
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 427.111
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.136
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.137
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 427.121
Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.15
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.4
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 427.124
MGMT X 430.326
Typically Offered: Winter
MGMT X 423.42
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 427.13
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.421
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 427.8
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.422
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 427.9
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.423
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 423.426
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 427.96
MGMT X 423.427
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.430
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 429.4
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 430.512
MGMT X 423.431
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.131
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.432
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.132
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.433
MGMT X 430.135
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 422
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 423.18
MGMT X 423.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 408.64
MGMT X 120A
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 403.31
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 120B
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 120C
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 124A
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 403.61
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 124B
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 127
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 130A
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 130B
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 160
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 163
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 190
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 1A
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 100
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 1B
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 109
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 401
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 110
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 115
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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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.

Application & Candidacy Fee

200.00

Estimated Program Tuition

7200.00

Estimated program textbook/materials

1000.00

*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.

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