Creative Strategy Graduate Certificate


The Creative Strategy Graduate Certificate offered by the WVU Reed College of Media is delivered exclusively online. The graduate certificate provides students with the practical skills they need to thrive in a marketing world that requires powerful collaboration between creatives and strategists in order for campaigns to succeed. The learn-it-today, use-it-tomorrow focus is built into the curriculum and teaches students the importance of applying the best strategies and tactics to reach key audiences. The program is taught by diverse faculty — from marketing directors to academics to entrepreneurs — who are recognized leaders in their fields.

In addition to this graduate certificate, WVU offers an online master's degree.

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Admissions Requirements

Admission to the program is based on a holistic, case-by-case analysis of the applicant’s academic record (undergraduate transcript), years of relevant professional experience (resume), and writing ability and intent (personal statement).


West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.



Courses Required


Total Credit Hours

Course Formats

  • Online Courses

Estimated Tuition and Fees

The Creative Strategy Graduate Certificate requires 15 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $820.

Residents and Non-Residents

Financial Aid

This graduate certificate is not eligible for financial aid.

Next Start Date: January 13, 2020    Apply Now


What can you do with a Creative Strategy Graduate Certificate?

Students who graduate from WVU Online with the Creative Strategy Graduate Certificate may be prepared for the following careers. These are only a few examples of some of the many opportunities that will be open to you with this degree. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for some positions.

Information about careers on this list comes from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).


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