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Marketing Communications Specialist Certificate

Program Details

The online Marketing Communications Specialist Certificate program from Dakota County Technical College provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to help their organization reach their target market through various forms of communication. Courses explore topics such as:

  • ​Consumer & Professional Buying Behavior
  • ​Advertising Practices & Procedures
  • Public Relations
  • Digital Marketing & Media Tools
  • ​Marketing Research 


Some courses may be hybrid or include on-campus components.

  • High school transcripts or GED certificate
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


The following states have not authorized DCTC to offer distance education to their residents:  Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wyoming.