Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
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Centennial College's Business – Marketing program will prepare you to be the essential link between an organization and its customer base. You'll start this certificate program by learning business basics such as accounting, organizational behaviour, business software, customer service and international business. These topics will create a solid foundation for the marketing courses and topics that will follow, including:
- Marketing theory and case-based problem solving;
- Marketing communications, which will include advertising and promotion;
- Account management;
- Sales and service.
In addition to classroom theory led by experienced faculty members, the Business – Marketing program will employ a hands-on learning approach. You'll explore the various areas of marketing through case studies, guest lectures, presentations, projects, computer simulations and technologies.
Career Options and Education Pathways
Career Options and Education PathwaysPrinter Friendly
- Small class environments provide regular opportunities to connect with industry-experienced marketing faculty members.
- An emphasis on global citizenship brings discussion of the world and its events into the classroom in value-added ways.
- Because the diploma you earn reflects high standards of learning, it is recognized in Canada and abroad.
- This program helps you to build your skills portfolio with a curriculum that combines broad marketing concepts with specialized marketing skills, along with training in popular business software.
Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio
You will develop a portfolio documenting your engagement with the College's signature global citizenship and equity competencies. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio, opportunities for international travel and available supports, please visit www.centennialcollege.ca/citizenshipandequity.
- Marketing assistant
- Account supervisor
- Sales and service representative
- Merchandising assistant
- Advertising assistant
- Promotions assistant
- Customer service representative
Start in a diploma program, end with a degree! Successful graduates of this Business - Marketing program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partner pathway has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Partner Institution||Degree Program|
|Algoma University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in multiple majors|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Human Resources Management or Marketing|
|Bachelor of Science in multiple majors|
|Athabasca University||Bachelor of Commerce – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Commerce with major – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Management 3 year – Post Diploma|
|Conestoga College||Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management|
|Bachelor of Public Relations|
|Davenport University||Bachelor of Business Administration - Management|
|Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing|
|Bachelor of Business Administration - Sports Management|
|Griffith University||Bachelor of Business|
|Bachelor of Business - Human Resources Management|
|Bachelor of Business - Marketing|
|Humber College||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting|
|Laurentian University||Bachelor of Arts|
|Ontario Tech University (UOIT)||Honours Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Digital Technology|
|Bachelor of Commerce (bridge)|
|Royal Roads University||Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management|
|Bachelor of Business Administration - Sustainability and International Business|
|Seneca College||Bachelor of Commerce - Financial Services Management|
|Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Sheridan College||Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing Management|
|Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus||Honours Bachelor of Arts|
|Honours Bachelor of Commerce|
|York University||Honours Bachelor degree in any major|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts - Administrative Studies or Business & Society or Financial & Business Economics|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
For pathways to other Ontario post-secondary institutions, please view ONCAT.
All four semesters of this two-year Marketing program are identical to the first four semesters of the School of Business' three-year advanced diploma program. Should you wish to continue with a more in-depth study of the field, you will benefit from a seamless transition into the three-year program.
Qualified graduates may also be eligible to participate in an articulated program with select universities, institutes and professional associations. These partnerships allow you to apply credits earned at Centennial towards further study.
The Business – Marketing program's educational partners are:
- Algoma University
- Athabasca University
- Davenport University
- Griffith University
- Royal Roads University
- Ryerson University
- University of Lethbridge
- University of New Brunswick
- Ontario Tech University
- University of Windsor
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
- English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
- Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission
How to Apply
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1. Apply Online
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.If you have previously attended a full-time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in-person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
2. Submit Documents
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|