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Gain the academic and practical background for a successful career in a dynamic field. Opportunities include:

  • Inside and outside sales
  • Customer services
  • Consumer marketing
  • Business-to-business marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Promotions

Marketing Courses




The Marketing certificate program provides a foundation in general marketing practices and principles. The curriculum covers traditional marketing, internet and social media marketing as well as business, computer information systems, financial accounting and principles of management. Students are required to complete 31 credits of coursework that includes 19 credits in core required classes and 12 credits in approved program electives.

Consumer Marketing

The Consumer Marketing certificate provides students with core competencies in marketing finished products and services to consumers. The curriculum covers introductory business concepts as well as the principles of marketing and consumer behavior. Students are required to complete 12 credits in core required classes and three credits in approved program electives.

3+1 Marketing Program

COD and Benedictine University offer a 3+1 Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management. This convenient, affordable and streamlined approach enables students to complete their Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree from College of DuPage and Bachelor of Arts at Benedictine University in optimal time and at a reduced rate.

Gainful Employment Information

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Contact Information

Shannon Toler, Program Chair
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1461A
Phone: (630) 942-2593
Email: tolers@cod.edu

Bev Carlson, Program Support Specialist
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1436B
Phone: (630) 942-2140
Email: carlsonb@cod.edu

Anika Collins, Program Advising
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1454D
Phone: (630) 942-3961
Email: collinsa555@cod.edu

Business and Applied Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034
Phone: (630) 942-2592