A UCSB PaCE professional certificate is awarded upon completion of the 4-5 required courses totaling 14 units (or 126 hours of instruction), listed in the Program Schedule each with a letter grade of “C” / "Pass" or better. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in their first course. Students not pursuing a certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.
There are no prerequisites for courses in this certificate nor is a bachelor's degree required.
To become an official candidate in the program, students need only register in one of the courses in the approved curriculum.
Request for Certificate Release
Application Fee $95.00
If all the Certificate requirements have been met, after your request is processed, you will receive an email notification from Parchment with a digital copy of your Certificate. A printed copy will be mailed via regular US Postal Service to the mailing address provided in your PaCE Student Profile 8-10 business days after receipt of the digital copy.
The $95 Certificate Release Fee is non-refundable. This Fee is required in order to receive a copy of your Certificate.
Click here to request your Certificate Release.
AMA & DMI Certification Information:
Upon successful completion MGMNT X477 and MGMNT X477.1, students are eligible to sit for a 3-hour computer-based examination of their digital marketing acumen. Successful candidates will be awarded globally recognized professional certifications from the American Marketing Association (Professional Certified Marketer - PCM) and the Digital Marketing Institute (Certified Digital Marketing Professional) and a professional badge which can be displayed on their LinkedIn and social media profiles.