Digital Marketing Certificate

Complete Your Graduate Digital Marketing Certificate Online

This online graduate certificate is designed for working professionals who want to develop essential digital marketing skills. Through the Digital Marketing Certificate program, you will gain practical knowledge of integrated web, email, and database technologies, and hands-on experience with the tools needed to acquire and retain customers in today's marketing environment.

Take the next step in your digital marketing career, and join the UVA family for life.

Key Takeaways
  • Develop digital marketing expertise in a flexible, online format
Required Courses (3)
PSMT 6010 Digital Marketing Tools & Techniques

Explores how to use integrated web, email, and database technologies in pre-built, personalized marketing campaigns to acquire and retain customers. Demonstrates practical skills by developing effective email offer letters and landing pages, and by using web analytics tools, search engine marketing strategies, webinars, and online surveys to accomplish digital marketing objectives.

PSMT 6020 Strategic Database Marketing

Explores ways to identify, retain, and build customer loyalty to generate sales that drive higher profits to the bottom line. Explores how to use databases to deliver these results. Includes such topics as database design, data warehouses, data mining, and marketing techniques such as customer lifetime value and recency-frequency-monetary analysis.

PSMT 6030 Customer Relationship Management

Studies Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technologies and strategies. Reviews various business approaches for managing all aspects of the customer lifecycle across the Internet and off-line channels.

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Elective Courses (Select 2)
PSMT 6040 Legal Aspects of Digital Marketing

Studies how the Internet, along with its success and growth, faces pressure from consumer groups and government regulators. Examines trends in digital marketing laws and regulations, as well as techniques to comply with legal and regulatory requirements of digital marketing.

PSMT 6050 Web Marketing: Building Awareness on the Internet

Applies marketing principles and best practices in an Internet environment. Uses case studies and extensive online research evaluating practical Web-based marketing communication strategies, including banner ads, search engine keyword campaigns, online public relations, content providers, and other online media. Students complete the Google Adwords Certification program to enhance their understanding of the coursework while adding to their credentials.

PSMT 6070 Social & New Media Digital Marketing

Explores how new media is being used to create relationships, market products and services, engage key audiences, create brand awareness, and drive loyalty. Covers techniques such as social networking, wikis, widgets, blogging, podcasting, webcasting, social bookmarking, mobile marketing, and mashups.

PSMT 6080 Mobile Marketing Strategies

Provides an understanding of mobile marketing strategies, as well as practical knowledge to implement mobile marketing campaigns.  Includes building a mobile web site, and creating text message campaigns, as well as other mobile methods such as QR codes and integrating mobile campaigns within the marketing mix.

PSPM 5030 Introduction to Project Management

Introduces the various aspects of the project life cycle and project management. Explores best practices and the application of these best practices for project success


The information contained on this web site is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.


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Start Dates: August, January, June

Duration: On average, students take two courses per term, including the summer, and take 12 months to complete the degree. (15 graduate credits / 5 courses)

Format: Part-time: online

Admission Requirements


We are no longer accepting applications as of April 2, 2019

Admission Details



$7,890 (same in-state and out-of-state)

  • This program is not eligible for financial aid

Tuition Details

* Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates adjusted annually.