Become a
Marketing Professional

The Digital Marketing Boot Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill | Learn to Drive Impactful Marketing in 18 Weeks

  • Global Network: Gain access to a network of 250+ employers looking to hire.
  • In-Demand Certification: Receive a complimentary Meta Certification exam voucher.
  • Career Support: Access free professional resources throughout your career.
  • Respected Credentials: Earn a Professional Certificate from a recognized university.

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Next Start Date:

September 6

Time to Complete:

18 weeks, Part-time

Live Online Classes:

9 hours per week
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Marketing Is
Always Evolving.
Evolve With It.

The digital marketing world changes constantly. With the Digital Marketing Boot Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill, you’ll become fluent in both the foundational practices and the latest platforms as you prepare to excel in this fast-paced field and stay ahead of the trends.

Demand for skilled digital marketers has dramatically increased. Despite the pandemic, LinkedIn reported a 63% growth in marketing jobs in the first half of 2021, with 5 of the top 10 marketing job posts in the digital or media space


Meta Certification

We’ve partnered with Meta to provide those who complete our boot camp with a complimentary Meta Certification exam voucher. Earning your Meta Certification demonstrates advanced-level proficiency in various aspects of Meta’s suite of tools and gives you a competitive advantage on the job market. You will choose the certification that best aligns with your interests and career goals from the following list:

  • Digital Marketing Associate
  • Marketing Science Professional
  • Creative Strategy Professional
  • Media Planning Professional
  • Media Buying Professional
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The Support You Need to
Transform Your Career

We’re committed to equipping you with the skills you need to make an impact, while also providing you with unparalleled support and resources before, during, and after your boot camp.

  • Work with an Admissions Advisor who will prepare you for your boot camp.
  • Access a 1-on-1 tutor if you get stuck.
  • Connect with a powerful network of engaged instructors, TAs, peers, and former students.
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Further Your Career
Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you have learned to advance your career. We will help you optimize your resume and LinkedIn profile, prepare for interviews, and build a portfolio of relevant, real-world projects. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.
Our Boot Camp Students Are in Demand
Our employer-competitive students have received job offers from thousands of global organizations. As you take the next steps in your career, you’ll have exclusive access to job referrals from our network of 250+ partners.
Innovative Curriculum. In-Demand Skills.

In 18 weeks, the Digital Marketing Boot Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill will prepare you with the comprehensive digital marketing skills you need to create and execute successful real-world marketing strategies, including search engine optimization (SEO), paid and organic social media, marketing analytics, audience building, and display and pay-per-click advertising.

The hands-on curriculum is delivered through live, online classes and high-quality coursework. Our instructors are fully vetted by the university and offer 1-on-1 virtual guidance to learners throughout the program.

Get up to speed on essential marketing skills. This asynchronous module was designed for those coming to the course with no prior marketing experience, or those who would like a refresher on marketing fundamentals.

  • What you will learn:
  • Brand building
  • Brand strategy
  • Campaign objectives
  • Lead generation
  • Conversion funnels
  • Competitive research

Learn how digital marketing channels can work together to meet business goals, how to use data to guide campaigns, and how to find the right strategy for different businesses.

  • What you will learn:
  • Data strategies
  • Customer journeys
  • Digital funnels
  • Content strategy
  • Organic social media
  • Digital marketing for different business models

Learn how to design, manage, analyze, and optimize a website for searchability so that it can successfully support your campaigns and your customers.

  • What you will learn:
  • WordPress
  • Content optimization
  • Search engine optimization
  • Link building and backlinks
  • Domain authority
  • Conversion tracking

Get hands-on experience using industry platforms to develop, launch, and optimize campaigns.

  • What you will learn:
  • Paid content strategy
  • Paid search advertising
  • Paid social media advertising
  • Remarketing
  • Measurement and optimization
  • Customer relationship management

Want your new skills to get you noticed? Learn how to highlight your work, optimize your professional presence, and impress hiring managers. Pair it with career coaching sessions to stand out in the job market.

  • What you will learn:
  • How to brand yourself for your career search
  • How to curate and optimize coursework for your portfolio
  • How to design a WordPress portfolio
  • How to develop a promotional plan
Now You’re Ready
By the time you’ve completed the boot camp, you will have mastered in-demand skills, built an impressive portfolio of projects using real-world tools, and earned a valuable Professional Certificate.
Learn on Your Schedule
This is a part-time, online program designed to accommodate professionals of all career stages, whether they’re looking to start or advance in a career, change direction, or take charge of marketing for their own small businesses.
Time to complete 18 weeks
Live classes 9 hrs/week
Homework & projects 20+ hrs/week
Class time 3 weekday evenings
(3 hrs/class)
Invest in Your Career With the Right Financial Options Digital marketing boot camp fee: $7,495
Early Registration
Enroll by the early registration deadline and get $1,000 off your tuition cost when paid in full.
Alumni Scholarship
University alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship.
Interest-Free Payment Plan
Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments over the length of the program with no interest.
24-Month Interest-Free Payment Plan
Once approved, you’ll pay your deposit and split the remaining tuition over 24 monthly installments with zero interest.
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Offers private student educational loans.

Trilogy Education Services, LLC does not receive any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications. The lender’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan or whether a loan will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by any credit provider.

What Former Students Are Saying:
  • “I had a great time working with … Career Services. [Their] feedback on my resume and the inclusion of unique elements was one of the reasons I received interview requests in the first place! … I’m earning almost DOUBLE my prior job’s starting salary in my first digital marketing position.” Mary R.
  • “I chose to attend the Digital Marketing Boot Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill because I wanted to gain hands-on experience and knowledge in the field. I think it paid off very well because within a few months of completing the program I was able to find a job in digital marketing.” Kristen F.
  • “[My Career Coach] is brilliant and very kind. Her tips helped me a lot to get the position [I am in now]. I completely recommend this program!” Rubin R.
  • “I chose to attend because I wanted to dive deeper into digital marketing so that I can better understand and apply these new skills to my career! I have built so many amazing relationships and my [current] employer was highly impressed with the portfolio I created for the class. All in all, the boot camp changed me for the better!” Kara N.
A Powerful Educational Partnership
About UNC-Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. Every day, faculty — including two Nobel laureates — staff and students shape their teaching, research and public service to meet North Carolina’s most pressing needs in every region and all 100 counties. Carolina’s more than 308,000 alumni live in all 50 states and 150 countries. More than 167,000 live in North Carolina.

This program is offered through UNC-Chapel Hill Digital and Lifelong Learning, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services

Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies — including 50% of the Fortune 100 — employ them.

The Next Digital Marketing Boot Camp Starts September 6. Reserve Your Spot Today!
It only takes a minute to request information and receive a full curriculum overview. You will also be put in touch with an admissions advisor who can answer questions and get your application started.