Certification Requirements and Certificates of Completion

Online Courses

In order to receive a certificate from DMi of Virginia students must successfully complete the required modules (shown below) in this program with a score of 80% or higher on the final assessment test for each module.  All students must complete the Entry Courses (1 & 2), and you may choose any 6 of the Advanced Courses (3-11) to complete your certificate.  All Short Courses are optional.

Required Entry Courses: 1) Intro to Online Marketing 2) Foundations Choose 6 Advanced Courses:​ 3) SEO 4) PPC 5) Social Media 6) Mobile Marketing 7) Content Marketing 8) Web Analytics 9) Conversion Optimization 10) Display Advertising 11) Email Marketing Optional Bonus Courses:​ 12) Short Courses

Tests can be retaken as many times as a student would like, but there is a three (for Foundations) or seven day waiting period in between test-takes (for Practitioner level courses).  Quizzes are not graded assignments, but they will help students determine your level of understanding prior to taking the final assessment for each module.

Professional Development Courses

Each student will receive a certificate of completion after competing the requirements of the training session.

Technical Requirements

The following minimum technical requirements are supported*:

  • Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, 1GB RAM, IE8, Flash player 11
  • Mac OS X, 1GB RAM, Flash player 11
  • iOS 5

Students must also have the following:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Reliable internet connection with a bandwidth of at least 500kbs (typical DSL is 1.5 to 6Mbs) and web browser (Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer)
  • E-mail account (to be able to register and to receive e-mail from the system regarding registration, course status, etc.)

*Course materials, such as streaming video lessons, are generally accessible via smart phones, but some functionality may be limited or unavailable.  Other devices such as Blackberries may not be supported.

Technical questions should be directed to dmi@3vdesignmedia.com.  Hours of support are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, Eastern Standard Time.  Technical support issues submitted prior to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday will be handled the same day, and in all cases no later than the next business day.

DMi™  Certificate is for those taking the professional development courses. after successfully completing each module assignments you will receive a certificate of completion. The course of study is robust and is for entry-level as well as advanced digital marketing professionals. Review course description for details. Advanced courses are being added to the schedule. If you do not see the course you would like to take contact our office or check back online.

OMCP Certification is the industry’s premier certification for online marketing professionals who have extensive training, verified experience, and have demonstrated knowledge of online marketing concepts and best practices across multiple digital marketing disciplines.

OMCA™ is a valuable entry-level certification for online marketing associates and entry-level practitioners. Perfect for managers, those just starting in digital marketing, or as a first step towards earning an OMCP certificate,  an OMCA certification is designed to prove conceptual knowledge of digital marketing and demonstrate foundational knowledge of generally accepted practices across multiple digital marketing disciplines.

OMCA Certification

OMCA™ is a valuable entry-level certification for online marketing associates and entry-level practitioners. Designed for those with little online marketing experience, the OMCA demonstrates foundational knowledge of online marketing concepts and generally accepted practices across multiple digital marketing disciplines.

Who Should Apply? Less experienced online marketers, with the intent to demonstrate their commitment to online marketing, improve their ability to manage digital marketing projects and earn additional responsibility.

What DMi Courses qualify? The Internet Marketing Fundamentals course is the only course that qualifies for OMCA certification.

How to Apply For up to date information on how to apply click

OMCP Certification

OMCP is the industry’s premier certification for online marketing professionals who have completed extensive training from qualified providers. Designed for those with more extensive online marketing experience, the OMCP demonstrates a thorough knowledge of online marketing concepts and best practices across one or more digital marketing disciplines.

Who Should Apply? Experienced online marketers who have a commitment to ongoing professional development.

What DMi Courses qualify? All courses marked with “OMCP” on the Curriculum page qualify students for OMCP certification.

How to Apply For up to date information on how to apply including associated costs, fees and requirements, visit OMCP online