Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
Marketing – Digital Engagement Strategy is a business graduate certificate program that will provide you with the digital marketing skills required in today’s business world. You'll learn to analyze trends in technology, derive insights from data, design content management strategies, and execute plans across paid, owned and earned media. You'll also gain insight into how to develop and evaluate digital marketing strategies to maximize customer engagement and create meaningful interactions in support of business growth.
Experiential learning opportunities with a marketer, a retailer or an agency serving clients will be included in this college marketing program. These experiences will allow you to improve your leadership, entrepreneurial, organizational, project management and teamwork skills, while effectively applying learning in a real-world environment.
As part of the program's coursework, you'll be eligible to earn industry certifications such as Google Ads, Google Analytics as well as prepare for the Facebook Blueprint certification. Additionally, the core skills you develop may be converted into PDU credits towards an Online Marketing Certified Professional (OMCP) designation.
To Learn more, check out these blog posts about our industry partners and PAC members:
- Christos Nikitopoulos, Head of Agency Development at Google (previous PAC member and PAC chair). Now member of Centennial College Board of Governors
- Kelly Seawright, Digital Platforms Manager at Mercedes-Benz Canada.
Please note: This program will make use of the blended delivery method and will encourage accessing online tools through Centennial's Bring Your Own Device program.
Career Options and Education Pathways
Career Options and Education PathwaysPrinter Friendly
- Marketing Manager
- Online Marketing Professional
- Digital Marketing Specialist
- Digital Media Planner
- Manager Performance Marketing
- Web Analytics Specialist
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- Degree or a three-year college diploma in Business or Marketing from a recognized institution within a minimum 3.0 gpa.
- We will consider applicants who have a two-year college diploma or a partial university degree (75% complete), and who have a minimum of two years work experience relevant to the program (transcript and resume review required)
- All Applicants must attend a mandatory program admission session.
- All applicants shall complete a written assessment to evaluate their analytical/problem solving skills
- English language proficiency
- Once admitted, all new students will complete a MATH refresher at the beginning of the semester
Co-op OptionPrinter Friendly
The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete one work term as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.
To participate in this co-op option, you will need to complete an application process in the first semester. If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program.
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the end of semester one
- Successful completion of 100% of semester one courses
- Achieve a minimum grade B (GPA 3.0) in BUSN-702
- Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada
- Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program as scheduled
Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.
Co-op Model Route
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How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
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.
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