2024-2025 Academic Year

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Chair – Peter Mombourquette, BA (CBU), BEd (St.FX), MBA (SMU), DBA (USQ), Professor

The objective of the Certificate in Marketing is to give the student who is interested in marketing a good foundation in the field.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for this certificate are the same as for the Certificate in Business Administration. Please refer to 2.1.4 Admission Requirements and 2.1.6 Additional Admission Requirements.

Students can enroll in the Certificate in Marketing as a separate program or concurrently with another MSVU program. Both the certificate and degree may be taken concurrently. If taken concurrently, the Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials will be in effect. If not earned concurrently, the University regulations regarding a second credential will be in effect. Students are advised to review 2.1.5 Holders of University Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates and 2.1.14 Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials during program planning and completion.

The certificate may be completed through distance learning on a part-time basis.

A Certificate in Marketing requires successful completion of the following 6.0 units:

❏ BUSI 1112 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 2230 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 2231 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 3331 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI/THMT 4430** (0.5 unit)

❏ MATH 2208* 0.5 unit          and
❏ MATH 2209* 0.5 unit


❏ MATH 2500*** 0.5 unit        and
❏ 0.5 unit Free elective

❏ 1.5 units of Marketing electives

❏ 0.5 units of Arts or Science elective

❏ 0.5 unit of free elective

* These courses are currently required as prerequisites for BUSI/THMT 4430.

** Students in the BBA program are expected to take BUSI/THMT 4430. Students in other disciplines can substitute BUSI/THMT 4430 with one of the following courses: NUTR 3311, PSYC 2209, MATH 2284, PBRL 3016 or SOAN 3512.

*** Students must successfully complete mathematics placement test to enroll in MATH 2500.

Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2024-2025 academic year which runs from September 01, 2024 to August 31, 2025.

For information on previous years, please consult the University Academic Calendars web page.

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