You’ve begun your marketing career path. Now, are you looking for more training to enhance your skills, bolster your resume, and accelerate your career? This special program is designed to give you access to advanced courses and a certificate program through a flexible schedule and part-time study. Because of the variety of courses and availability, you’ll be able to pursue lifelong learning while maintaining daytime employment or other activities by attending evening or weekend classes or studying as an online learner.
This part-time studies program builds on the BCIT Marketing Management certificate, enabling you to gain additional marketing and general business skills to develop a more well-rounded foundation for more exciting job opportunities and responsibility.
Fall 2021 delivery mode: in person and online options
- Part-time students have the option to take courses in person and/or online.
- We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.
Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.
About the program
- Flexible evening, weekend, classroom and online courses
- Build advanced skills on top of your already existing certificate
- Accelerate your marketing career for exciting new job potentials
Interested? Find out more in the Program Details.
Who should complete the Advanced Marketing Management Certificate?
This program could be right for you if:
- You’ve completed a part-time marketing management certificate
- You enjoy the prospect of more marketing challenges and responsibilities
- You have good communication skills
- You’re looking to enhance your career through stronger skills and more responsibility
Students do not need to apply to start taking courses. If any of these sound like you, apply today at the Entrance Requirements page!
What grads can do
By advancing your training for even more in-depth skills, you’ll have the chance to apply your new knowledge to your existing position or move into more rewarding careers. With a wide range of course options, you can choose the facets of marketing that most appeal to your own goals to guide your career to where you want it.
Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills and resume even farther with accelerated training through other BCIT programs, including the Business Administration – Marketing diploma.
Learn more about the benefits and opportunities this program provides in the Graduating and Jobs page.
About Part-time Studies
Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that’s right for you.
Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there’s space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).
To apply to a Part-time Studies program and earn your credential, you simply need to complete a Part-time Program Declaration Request. Applications are processed throughout the year.
To be successful in BCIT’s fast paced applied learning environment, it is strongly recommended that students have English proficiency in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Two years of education in English in an English-speaking country and English 12 are strongly recommended for success. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:
Costs & Supplies
Bring your own device
Most courses and programs in the School of Business + Media are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Please ensure you bring a laptop to every class. Plug-in outlets will be provided at most stations in classrooms, but not in all classrooms, so please ensure you have at least 2 hours of battery life available at the beginning of each class. Check the following recommended computer requirements prior to the start of class. If a program or course does not require you to provide your own device, that information will be provided by your instructor or indicated in the course outline.
For online classes, it is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content.
You’ll find the courses in this program are designed by working marketing professionals to give you the most up-to-date skills in a flexible format to meet your schedule and career goals. Through the rigorous training, you’ll develop strong, diverse skills needed for success in marketing, including strategic online marketing, public relations, global marketing, and more. In addition to the required ten courses in the program, you’ll also have the opportunity to choose a number of electives that most closely support your future plans and interests.
Designed as continuing studies for students who’ve completed one of the other part-time certificate programs, the Advanced Marketing Management certificate gives you more in-depth skills in marketing and business.
In this program, you’ll broaden your understanding of core business concepts and develop additional marketing knowledge that you can apply immediately to an existing position or to advancement of your future career.
Please note: part-time programs and courses are open enrolment and although we make every effort to accommodate demand, course registration cannot be guaranteed in every semester. High demand courses fill quickly and may result in students unable to register for a course that semester. Courses may also be cancelled due to low enrolment.
Graduating & Jobs
Your practical training in marketing management through this program enables you to expand your role with a current employer or seek new career opportunities with another organization. Marketing-related jobs are found in retail, hospitality, advertising, public relations, event planning, tourism and service organizations.
Some job opportunities include:
- Sales Manager
- Marketing Coordinator
- Marketing Assistant
- Public Relations Coordinator
- Communications Specialist
Additionally, while many students choose to begin their careers immediately upon graduation, you might choose to broaden your career skills and education by transferring your course credits for an accelerated path toward earning your Business Administration – Marketing diploma.
If you have questions that you could not find the answer to online, or if you require further assistance, please contact us:
Program Assistant – Part-time Studies, Marketing Management
604-432-8723 | Candace_Marrington@bcit.ca
Part-time Studies Coordinator, Marketing Management
604-456-8173 | Joe_Freeburn@bcit.ca
Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
- Course selection and program planning
- Declaring your program
- Making changes to your approved program plan
- Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
- Laddering options
- Job placement and graduate outcomes
- Student life
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