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? You’ll be prepared to handle the challenges—and take advantage of the opportunities—in this highly competitive and creative field.

At a Glance

How many courses?

Four courses—all required.

How much will it cost?

$12,912 based on completing all courses during the 2023–2024 Academic Year.


Course NumberCourse Title
ADGR8006Communication in a Global Work Environment
ADGR8041Social Influence
ADGR8028Public Relations & Crisis Communications
ADGR8120Marketing Analytics



Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 


Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application

Start Your Application

While online submission is preferred, if you need to mail materials, please send to:

Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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: There is no application fee.



Letter of Recommendation

Submitted with application.

Please note: Letters of recommendations should be provided by Professional or Academic recommenders.