Business Certificate in Marketing Online Admissions Requirements

Please note, the online Business Certificate in Marketing program is typically completed part-time.

For admission into the program, you must submit to the following documents to the Office of Online Programs and meet the following requirements: 

1.  A completed online application (the online application is free upfront but a $40 application will be assessed once program has been started)

2.  Completion of the following pre-requisite requirements:

  • Students who have completed an Associate’s Degree in Business (or another related field) must submit and meet the following requirements:
    • An official transcript from all institutions of higher education attended
    • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher from accredited college or university
    • Completion of the following courses before beginning the program:
      • BUAD 161 – Intro. to Financial Accounting
      • ECON 101 – Microeconomics
      • ECON 102 – Macroeconomics
  • Students who have NOT completed an Associate’s Degree must also meet the following requirements:
    • An official transcript from all/any institutions of higher education attended
    • Required Pre-Requisite Coursework (required to be completed before beginning the program):
      • BUAD 161 – Intro. to Financial Accounting
      • ECON 101 – Microeconomics
      • ECON 102 – Macroeconomics
      • COMM 100 – Fundamentals of Speech
      • ENGL 110 – English Composition
      • MATH 101 – College Algebra
    • Official High School Transcripts
    • SAT Scores
    • 2 Letters of academic reference regarding the student’s ability to complete collegiate-level work
    • A 500 word essay answering the question:  How will a Certificate in Marketing benefit my career plan?

*Students entering the certificate program without an Associate’s Degree are not guaranteed acceptance into any of the baccalaureate programs at Millersville University

Business Certificate in Marketing Online Application Process

1.  Apply!
  • To apply for admission to the online Business Certificate in Marketing program, please complete our quick and easy application!
2.  Send in official transcripts
  • Once you have applied, you can either have your official electronic transcripts emailed directly from the school to onlineprograms@millersville.edu or have mailed copies sent to the below address.  Electronic transcripts are typically the fastest way to get transcripts to us.
    • Office of Online Programs
      Millersville University
      Lyle Hall, Room 208
      P.O. Box 1002
      Millersville, PA 17551
  • *If requesting transcripts electronically please have them sent directly to OnlinePrograms@millersville.edu
  • **Please note, transcripts must be sealed, official copies sent directly from the university or college.  Any opened transcripts (electronic or mailed) are considered unofficial copies**

*Millersville University’s Online programs offer rolling admissions and applications are reviewed for acceptance as they become complete.

Business Certificate in Marketing Online Admissions Process

Once all admission documents are received an official admissions decision will be made and a transfer credit evaluation will be completed.

If accepted into the program, a packet will be mailed with an official admissions offer letter, instructions to confirm acceptance including a response form and an official transfer credit evaluation.

To confirm acceptance, the admissions response form and a $150 check/money order must be mailed to the below address.  Deposit checks and money orders must be made out to "Millersville University"

  • Office of Online Programs
    Millersville University
    Lyle Hall, Room 208
    P.O. Box 1002
    Millersville, PA 17551

Business Certificate in Marketing Online Cohort Start Dates

Cohort  Start Date

Spring 2020 Cohort

January 20, 2020

Summer 2020 Cohort

May 11th, 2020

Fall 2020 Cohort

August 24th, 2020

Business Certificate in Marketing Online Application and Admissions Support

From the time a prospective student inquires to the time they have confirmed their acceptance, the Office of Online Programs Admissions Recruiter will work with the student to help answer questions and or concerns regarding the application and admissions process, provide transcript updates, complete transcript evaluations, announce admission decisions and assist with confirming enrollment.  

After a student has confirmed their acceptance, they will continue to work with the Office of Online Programs through an assigned Student Support Specialist.  The Student Support Specialist will be available to all online undergraduate students to assist with any and all non-advisment questions.

Please also feel free to visit our Online Student Support Resources page for more information and additional resources available to online students!

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