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Marketing Certificate

A certificate in marketing prepares you to analyze data to inform decision-making and develop effective marketing and business strategies. In LVC’s accredited Marketing Certificate, students will develop an understanding of the ethics of selling, advertising, marketing research, and the social responsibility of marketers while developing the collaboration and communication skills to be successful.

Develop highly valued business skills in marketing.

Whether you are a marketing professional or simply looking to increase your understanding of the impact marketing has on your work, our marketing certificate is designed to deliver the knowledge needed to advance your career. Focusing on both qualitative and quantitative skills, courses will provide students the opportunity to learn through case studies, modeling, hands-on exercises, and discussions with peers and faculty.

Learn through a flexible format that works with your schedule. Seven-week courses allow you to complete your professional certification quickly to advance in your career in marketing.

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to jumpstart your new career or grow in your current career.

Our Graduate Business Certificates comprise 3 courses (9 credits) that can be obtained as stand-alone certificates or as a concentration in Lebanon Valley College’s Master of Business Administration Program. If you choose, all 9 credits earned in achieving your Business Certificate are transferable into our MBA Program.

GMAT exams are not required to enter a Graduate Business Certificate program.

Our accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business School and Programs (ACBSP) ensures that you will receive a quality education taught by experts in teaching business in Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic region, and beyond. ACBSP’s standards recognize teaching excellence, demonstrated student outcomes, and continuous improvement. 

Credits Required
accelerated terms
multiple start dates per year
Admission Requirements

Applicants who possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university will be considered for admission pending a review of the following requirements:

  • Complete an online application.
  • Upload or send your résumé and personal statement.
  • Provide official transcripts from your undergraduate college or university.
    • Bachelor’s degree required to begin coursework. Previous study in business is not required.
    • Institutions outside of the United States must be recognized as a degree-granting institution in its home country. A course-by-course evaluation of all foreign university transcripts by an independent service based in the United States is required. World Education Services (WES) and SpanTran Evaluation Services are two suggested evaluators. Please have your official evaluation sent directly to Lebanon Valley College.

Application materials can be uploaded in the Graduate Application Portal, submitted to, or mailed to: 

Graduate Admission
Lebanon Valley College
101 N. College Ave.
Annville, PA 17003 

We strongly encourage you to complete your application at least two weeks before your desired start. If you are within two weeks of when you would like to begin the program, don’t hesitate to contact for assistance, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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LVC Alumni Scholarship

Lebanon Valley College (LVC) is pleased to offer its alumni a scholarship for the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Intelligence & Security Studies, or Business Certificate programs.

No scholarship application is required. We will verify your eligibility automatically when you apply for admission to an eligible graduate program.