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Pilon School of Business

Advertising – Account Management

Get ready for a career in advertising strategy and management.

Break into the advertising industry

Hear what past students have to say about their experience with Sheridan’s Advertising – Account Management program, and how it set them up for industry success.

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Sheridan’s Advertising – Account Management graduate program gives you the skills you need to develop professional advertising campaigns.

Prepare for a career in advertising

In this one-year graduate certificate program, you’ll learn to plan, develop and create complete digital and traditional advertising campaigns. You’ll graduate with confidence, ready to contribute your skills to a professional advertising agency.

Co-op option: Get advertising work experience

Co-op experience can make all the difference. As an advertising student at Sheridan, you can apply for a four-month co-op work term. This on-the-job experience can be just the career boost you need to land a great job in advertising. Our co-op program is competitive — you’ll need to meet certain requirements to qualify.

Create an integrated marketing communications campaign

Set your business objectives. Research your target audience. Learn how advertising and marketing communications can influence consumer behaviour. Then, use industry-standard software to create an integrated advertising campaign that combines traditional, digital and social media strategies. As an advertising professional, you’ll understand target markets and develop messaging that speaks to the consumer.

Develop skills in advertising and marketing

In this program, you'll also learn to:

  • Produce and deliver professional campaign pitches.
  • Develop and communicate a product’s brand identity.
  • Solve complex marketing communications challenges.
  • Manage brand activities through social media messaging.
  • Design creative advertising.
  • Plan media selection and placement for traditional and digital media platforms.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Graduate Certificate

    • Full-Time
    • Co-op | 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • Program code: PADAC