This focused continuing education is intended for professionals seeking to learn the latest in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices. You’ll learn to interpret, communicate and understand the ins and outs of SEO and Analytics by laying the foundation for online success. Understanding SEO tactics, techniques, and strategies will leverage your competitive edge as a business professional, elevate your online performance, and leverage growth. Offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education, this 12-week online program provides you with a high-quality learning experience focused on fundamental SEO and Marketing Analytics best practices.
A scholarship for this certificate and a selective group of other certificates is available. This scholarship was created in honor of an employee and lifelong learner here at the University of San Diego’s Professional and Continuing Education, Marcia Sue Rathfon.
On her behalf, we are offering scholarships to those individuals seeking to continue their education in the areas of K-12 education and business while encouraging the concept that learning never stops.
To apply, please complete the following application.
Expand your digital skills toolbelt in 12 weeks, with search engine optimization and online analytics.
This course is not available for individual enrollment. To register for this course you must enroll in the Fundamentals of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing Analytics Program and must be purchased in a bundle format with all courses in the program.
Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.
Expand your digital skills toolbelt in 12 weeks with search engine optimization and online analytics.
Online Fixed-Date: Online fixed-date courses offer a convenient, yet rigorous style of learning that enables you to collaborate with your instructor and other students in a shared, online learning environment. These courses have fixed start and finish dates, but as an online student you will have 24/7 online access to your classroom assignments, syllabus and course resources. Our online fixed-date courses allow you to work on your assignments anytime, although you are required to complete the assignments by specific dates.
How is the learning structured? In an online fixed-date course, you and your classmates will proceed through the curriculum together, collaborating in a shared learning experience. Each online fixed-date course is asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime, although required to complete the assignments by specific dates. The course is designed with learning modules where all of the content is grouped into weekly assignments. Each module covers one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:
The online Fundamentals of Search Engine Optimization and Marketing Analytics Program consists of three online “fixed date” practical-based courses in core search engine optimization and marketing analytics best practices. All three courses are required to earn an award of completion.
This continuing education program is intended for professionals seeking to expand digital marketing skills. Students will obtain the analytical tools to increase brand awareness, sales, and online customer engagement through content creation strategy. Taught by experienced faculty instructors in a convenient and flexible online format, this series of online SEO and Marketing Analytics courses are ideal for:
Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.
Employment opportunities in the business and finance field are expected to grow by over 750,000 new jobs by 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With so many new and emerging opportunities, employers are going to have to compete heavily to attract and retain the most talented and educated business professionals.
This makes furthering your education and diversifying your business skillset all the more important. With expertise in a wide variety of business concepts, you will not only be well suited for many job roles, you will also be in demand by the employer of your choosing.
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Requirements for completing a certificate can be found on the certificate page.
Professional and Continuing Education courses that are transferrable to a USD master degree will be stated on the course or certificate page. If you wish to transfer credit, it is your responsibility to confer with the receiving institution before enrolling, as each
individual academic institution decides whether or not to accept USD Professional and Continuing Education credit.
You have five years to complete the certificate.
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Prospective students can request to be placed on a waitlist. Should a space open up in a course, those on the waitlist will be notified. We encourage you to register early for courses.
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