Online Graduate Certificate in Marketing and Branding for Entrepreneurs
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Stand out in the market
With so much competition in the marketplace, you need to know how to make your product or company shine digitally. It starts with understanding how to brand, market and speak to your customers. Designed to sharpen your branding and communication skills, our online Graduate Certificate in Marketing and Branding covers the cornerstones of what it takes to get people to pay attention – and stay engaged with you.
Winter Classes Start on January 4
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
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Give your personal brand a boost
Learn about everything from the power of social media and the importance of public relations to the ethics of running digital start-ups. Then, showcase your newfound knowledge and skills to help set yourself apart from the competition.
Build your skills
- Strengthen your communication skills and personal brand in business.
- Develop marketing and PR strategies to grow your business and career.
- Understand how to apply ethics and evaluate the legal environment when making business decisions in the digital age.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Accredited online university
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Strayer University is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), www.msche.org. Strayer University’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. MSCHE most recently reaffirmed Strayer University’s accreditation status in June 2017, with the next self-study evaluation scheduled for the 2025–2026 academic year.
MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
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Affording your diploma
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
Certificate conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 1 class toward your certificate degree.
Earn one tuition-free class at the end of your program for every three you complete with Graduation Fund. Eligibility rules and restrictions apply. Connect with us for details.
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Move closer to your career goals
This three-course certificate delivers the marketing, thought leadership and branding skills to further your career goals. You can also complete all four of our graduate-level certificates to earn a Digital Entrepreneurship MBA with Cheddar.
You are the most important brand. This course will introduce methods to boost your communication skills and personal brand in a digital business setting using a variety of tools such as video, Skype and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter. Topics covered include thought leadership, brand development, presentations, content curation, company/group interactions and trending topics.
As a digital entrepreneur, you’re never far from marketing. This course will delve into creating marketing and PR strategies to grow your digital business. Topics covered include modern and traditional marketing, segmentation, targeting, positioning, content creation, mobile applications, social media and creating a buzz. An overview of SEO, analytics, ROMI and formulating marketing and public relations plans will be included as well.
Understand how to apply ethics and evaluate the legal environment when making business decisions in the digital age. This course reviews approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership at a digital startup. Learners will analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leader's individual conduct on a digital business's ability to protect its business and meet its obligations to stakeholders.
Graduate Certificate admission requirements
Before you can pursue your graduate certificate, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
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