Corporate Communications and Marketing

Graduate Certificate

Are you interested in managing the PR division of a growing nonprofit, working as a project manager for a large corporation or the government, or marketing your own services or products? This program is designed to match both your interests and industry needs.

With a strong foundation focused on essential management principles, this four-course certificate can be completed in as few as eight months. You’ll be prepared to handle the challenges—and take advantage of the opportunities—in this highly competitive and creative field.

Required courses:

  • Communication in a Global Work Environment
  • Social Influence
  • Public Relations & Crisis Communications
  • Marketing Analytics

Quick Facts




Total Tuition

Application Information


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Please mail application materials to:
Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application

Academic transcripts

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university (minimum GPA 3.0)

Applicants whose undergraduate GPA falls below 3.0 will be considered for admission. Applications will be considered in light of other factors, including letters of reference and personal statement.  

Personal Statement

To be uploaded to your online Application Form.

In 500-750 words, describe your academic and professional goals, any experience relevant to this program, and your future plans, expectations, and aspirations.

Application Fee

Application fee: $45

  • Check or money order payable to Boston College.
  • Please do not send cash.



Letter of Recommendation

Submitted with application.