Admission Requirements & Deadlines

The program admits for the fall term only. The deadline to apply is Aug. 1. Priority will be given to students whose application and materials have been received by July 1. Spring admission is not available at this time.

Admission to Certificate in Interactive Marketing is competitive. The eligibility requirements are:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university*
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.00 (on a scale of 4.00) or equivalent on the most recent 60 units of graduate or undergraduate work. Conditional admission may be granted with a minimum GPA of 2.75.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.

Applicants must submit a résumé and a one- to two-page statement describing their past relevant experience, their career goals and how they expect this program to support those goals. Two reference letters are required, attesting to the applicant's ability to withstand the rigors of a graduate education. Applicants must supply their references' email addresses on the application.

International students may be subject to additional requirements. See the Graduate Admissions for more information. 

Those students without undergraduate coursework in statistics and programming may be required to complete additional coursework in these areas prior to being admitted the program.