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    Jul 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Social Marketing & Social Change Graduate Certificate

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This program is offered fully online.


The Graduate Certificate in Social Marketing is offered to graduate students and professionals who wish to develop the skills needed to develop, implement, and evaluate social marketing programs. The certificate coursework emphasizes translation of theory and evidence‐based practice into community applications. The University of South Florida, College of Public Health, has been a leader in social marketing in public health for over 20 years.The certificate program was developed to meet the training needs of graduate students and professionals from multiple disciplines including public health, healthcare, mass communications, environmental studies, anthropology, social work, engineering, and business. Out‐ of‐ state and international learners are welcome in the certificate program.USF hosts the International Social Marketing conference and Training Academies bi‐annually. USF also has the distinction of being a CDC funded Prevention Research Center, of which there are 26 in the country. The Florida Prevention Research Center uses community based prevention marketing to reduce health disparities.

Course Location/Delivery


Admissions Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.  In addition, must also meet the following:

Current graduate enrollment, or 15 hrs in master’s level program OR B.S. w/ min. 3 yrs. Professional exp.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.



Time Limit

5 Years

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

The certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


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