Marketing & Client Relations Academy

Marketing & Client Relations Academy

Academies are designed to help you quickly gain the skills needed for a great career pathway with higher earning potential. We work with education partners to ensure the skills you learn in the Academy are industry-approved and match what companies are looking for in candidates.

Marketing and customer relationship skills are at the heart of every company’s success. (Think Apple, Nike, and Geico.) That’s why companies are ready to hire and reward professionals with these critical skills.

The Marketing & Client Relations Academy can prime you with cutting edge marketing principles and trends and effective communication techniques for a great start in this exciting field. In less than a semester, you’ll learn marketing, selling and communication skills. You’ll earn the Customer Service Certificate from Madison College and can even put those credits toward an advanced degree in the future!

Where Can It Take You?

On average, those in starting-level positions with similar skill sets in the region see median earnings around $19.53 per hour*.

Related career pathways and position titles can include: Customer Care Representative, Sales Representative, Marketing Assistant, Real Estate Agent, Patient Representative, Market Research Analyst.

What You Get With The Academy

You’ll sharpen your technical and personal skills needed for a successful career in industry with:

  • 12 college-level course credits (tuition-free)
  • Customer Service certification from Madison College
  • Classroom and hands-on learning in topics–like marketing and selling principles–relevant to the field
  • Employability skills
  • Career services from the WorkSmart Network for job connections and post-training support
  • Instruction and support from experienced faculty at Madison College

Credit Courses With The Academy

Earn college credits from Madison College as part of your training in coursework including:

  • Marketing Principles

  • Selling Principles

  • Microsoft Excel Beginning

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Beginning

  • Microsoft Word Beginning

  • Written Communication

  • Employability Skills II

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment requires eligibility for participation in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act programming. Contact us for details.

*Data from EMSI, 2016

Schedule & Contact

Contact us for details and admission for the next Academy session.

Madison College-Truax Campus (Madison, WI)
Contact Beth Kasten at 608.288.2459 or