This certificate program is closed to new applicants. Students currently enrolled in the certificate program who have any questions about their program progress can e-mail or phone the program contact listed below. 

Complexity in today's business environment requires a strong foundation in business functions, the tools of business analysis, and more diverse managerial skills. The Business Administration Certificate with Concentration in Advertising is designed for students planning to pursue careers in business as well as experienced professionals seeking skill enhancement. This structured 64-unit program presents courses that would typically be required as part of an undergraduate business degree. It provides students with the opportunity to specialize in the field of advertising.

All courses to be applied toward this certificate must be taken for a letter grade. Students must complete and pass the curricular requirements of the program and earn an overall 2.5 GPA or better to achieve certificate award.

Eric Hubert
(310) 206-4271

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $200.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $12,450.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $1,700.00
Estimated Total Cost: $14,350.00

Costs are approximate and subject to change without notice.

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: No

Additional Details

Valid quarter starts for full-time study:
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Estimated Duration (Full-Time Pace):
Meets I-20/F1 Visa Requirements:
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1 Course(s)

1 Course(s)

Students must complete one ethics course in this stream.

Students must complete 12 additional units from the field of advertising. The courses should be in the MGMT discipline and numbered X 1-199 or 400-499.