Professional Certificate

Digital Marketing

It’s important to keep your skills aligned with industry demands and for you to stay competitive in today’s marketplace. To do so, you may need skills that add value beyond a degree.

To help you become familiar with emerging technologies and processes and add new skills to your portfolio, eRasmussen has created the Digital Marketing Professional Certificate, a non-degree, non-credit training course. 1

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Be Prepared with Digital Marketing Tactics

This Professional Certificate focuses on the impacts of technology on marketing groups and how marketing professionals can create competitive advantages for their organization. The Digital Marketing courses will prepare you for the emerging digital marketing environment, including topics such as digital marketing analytics, search engine optimization, social media marketing and the development of digital marketing strategies.

When you complete the Digital Marketing Professional Certificate, you will have a richer understanding of the foundations of the new digital marketing landscape and acquired a new set of competencies, concepts and tools to help you create, manage and communicate in various digital marketing platforms. Completing the Digital Marketing Professional Certificate will create a competitive advantage in the digital marketing landscape and a new set of competencies, concepts and tools to help you manage and communicate differentiated digital marketing programs.


Evolve Your Career

Cultivate in-demand, relevant job skills quickly and increase your potential without an overwhelming investment of time or money.

Keep Ahead of Emerging Technology

Sharpen critical digital marketing job skills such as search engine optimization (SEO), social media and data analytics.

Upskill Your Career

Digital Marketing roles show a nearly $7,000 salary premium over other marketing roles. 8

Build Your Resume

Showcase your new in-demand digital marketing skills valued by employers. 4 in 10 marketing openings call for digital skills, and the number of postings calling for digital skills has nearly doubled in the last five years. 8


What You Will Learn

  • COURSE 1:

    Foundations of Digital Marketing

    Learn the role of digital marketing; search engine optimization (SEO); social media, mobile and email marketing; engagement through cross-platform digital and data analytics.

  • COURSE 2:

    Search Engine Optimization and Marketing Strategies

    Learn organic web search, SEO and content marketing for e-commerce, keywords and analytics.

  • COURSE 3:

    Advanced Digital Marketing Strategies

    Learn information sources, paid vs. organic traffic, tracking platforms and email campaigns.

  • COURSE 4:

    Visual Marketing and Social Media

    Learn visual marketing, paid vs. organic social media, how to organize multiple platforms and end-to-end strategy calendar creation.

A person uses mobile applications to track digital marketing analytics.
Move your career forward with critical digital marketing skills.

Show Your Proficiency

Courses can be taken in any order. Each completed course will earn you a badge. Completing them all with qualify you for the Professional Certificate. Show your proficiency by sharing your badges and certificate on your resume or LinkedIn®.



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Why Rasmussen

Affordable and Convenient

Engaging content such as videos, infographics and interactive elements emphasize skill mastery, not just theory. Earning a Professional Certificate means quickly realizing the benefits of your new proficiencies with validated skill competencies to showcase on your resume.

Plus, all of the eRasmussen Professional Certificates are available to everyone with no costs or fees to help support our community of motivated learners.



  • Career training that’s easy to manage

    • No cost to you 7
    • Cloud-based and available on your time
    • Average completion time per course is just six to eight hours 4
    • Easily digestible content units (45–90 minutes), including video, imagery and interactive elements that keep you engaged
    • Our courses save your progress in real time, allowing you to pause your work and complete it later

4 courses

$0 per course 7

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  • About Enrollment

    About Enrollment

    • When can I register?

      Registration and enrollment are on demand and always available.
    • After enrolling, when will I receive additional details?

      After payment is processed, it may take a few minutes, but the course will become available on your dashboard. At this time, all coursework will be available to you.
    • Is financial aid available?

      No, financial aid is not available for Professional Certificates. Some employers, however, reimburse students for professional development. Check with your human resources or professional development team to see whether you qualify.
    • What is the refund policy?

      All of the eRasmussen Personal Certificates are available at no cost to you. 7
    • Who can enroll?

      eRasmussen Professional Certificate courses are available to individuals seeking professional development in the United States except California.
  • About Access

    About Access

    • How long will I have access to this online course?

      You will have access to each course in which you’re registered for 90 days after the registration date.

    • How long does the program take to complete?

      Individual courses are estimated to take about four to six hours to complete.

    • Are extensions granted if requested?

      No. Sufficient time to complete coursework has been built into each course of the Professional Certificate. If a course is not finished and a learner wants to re-enroll to complete it, they will have to register for the course again and restart from the beginning.

    • What are the technical requirements to access online courses?

      A fully functional PC or Mac computer capable of running a Windows virtual machine is required. ChromeBooks, Android devices, tablets and mobile phones are not recommended. An internet downstream connection speed of 2 Mbps or higher is strongly recommended.

      The following web browsers are formally supported and tested:

      • With PCs running Windows OS:

        • Firefox
        • Microsoft Edge
        • Google Chrome
      • With Macs running OS X:

        • Google Chrome
        • Firefox
    • Can course materials be downloaded to save for later use?

      The materials used in this course—including video lessons, quizzes and tests—are copyrighted. They are intended for individual use by registered learner. Unauthorized or illegal use, or attempted unauthorized or illegal use, of these materials may result in a suspension and/or cancellation of the user’s account.

  • About Courses

    About Courses

    • Do courses or Professional Certificates qualify as credits toward a degree?

      No. These are non-credit, non-degree resources intended for professional development. Although courses apply toward Professional Certificates, neither the courses nor the Certificates transfer toward a degree.

    • Do courses or Professional Certificates qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU)?

      No. These are intended for individual professional development, but do not qualify for CEUs.

    • How many courses are there for the Digital Marketing Professional Certificate?

      There are a total of four courses for the Digital Marketing Professional Certificate.

    • Can I take just a single course?

      Yes. For each completed course you will receive a badge to show your completion of the course.

    • If I take one or some of the courses now, could I take the remaining courses in the future to complete the Certificates?

      Yes, courses can be completed at any time. For each course you finish, you will receive a course badge. Once you have all the course badges, you will receive the Professional Certificate.

    • Do I need to take the courses in a set order for the Certificates?

      No, you can choose any order in which to complete the courses.

    • Are there prerequisites for this Certificate?

      No, there are no prerequisites for any courses toward Professional Certificates.

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  1. The content and professional certificates offered under eRasmussen are different from the academic programs offered by Rasmussen University. Professional certificates are intended for the purposes of professional development and training and are not intended to prepare individuals for entry-level employment. They are non-credit, non-accredited, non-licensed and are not intended to transfer to any institution of higher education.

  2. Burning Glass Technologies, "Demand for Digital Marketing Skills Doubles", August 24, 2017.

  3. Source: Labor Insight Jobs (Burning Glass Technologies)

  4. Students must complete all work in the assessment within 90 days.

  5. A refund totaling the amount paid for an individual course will be issued to any participant who requests cancellation within 7 calendar days of starting a course. No badge or certificate will be issued for courses where a participant requests a refund, even if the work was completed prior to the end of the 7-day trial timeframe. Payments are made via PayPal and refunds will be issued via PayPal.

  6. LinkedIn is a registered trademark of LinkedIn Corporation.

  7. eRasmussen will extend access to its online non-credit courses at no cost. eRasmussen Professional Certificate courses are available to individuals seeking professional development in the United States except in California. No prior or future commitment is required. Professional Certificates are intended for the purposes of professional development and training and are not intended to prepare individuals for entry-level employment. They are non-credit, non-accredited, non-licensed and are not intended to transfer to any institution of higher education.

  8. Source: Labor Insight Jobs (Burning Glass Technologies) [published August 24, 2017] Employment conditions in your area may vary.
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