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Our industry is in a constant state of evolution and the educational needs of our alumni don't always end with a diploma. To ensure career-spanning value for our alumni, graduates of the Data, Digital and Integrated Marketing Communications master's degree programs at WVU can return after graduation as a non-degree student to complete additional classes at a reduced rate to keep their skills sharp or earn additional credentials making them even more competitive as their careers progress. 

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Alumni Lifelong Learning Program


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Continue to Grow In Our Evolving Industry After Graduation

The Alumni Lifelong Learning Program (ALLP) offers a more affordable way for you, our alumni, to sharpen your skills in emerging topic areas, technologies and practices used by today's marketing communications practitioner. Available exclusively for graduates of the Integrated, Data and Digital Marketing Communications master's degree programs at WVU, ALLP allows you to return to the take a course or two as a non-degree student to keep your skills current with the industry or earn a specialized credential by completing a graduate certificate at a reduced rate! Each course is completed for a grade, is transferable and can be applied to an additional non-degree credential.

Eligibility requirements and requirements to participate:

  • You must be a graduate of the WVU Data Marketing Communications, Digital Marketing Communications or Integrated Marketing Communications master's degree program.
  • You will need to reapply and be readmitted to the University. As an alum, you are guaranteed readmission. The Degree Code is 490A.
  • The ALLP program is a non-degree option. Financial aid cannot be awarded to non-degree students. 
  • Alumni who would like to enroll in the 2022-23 academic year (to complete a course in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023) will be provided with an application fee waiver.

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As the enrollment coach and an IMC alum, I'd be glad to share my expertise and help you decide what is the best fit for you. Plus, I can send you an application fee waiver if you meet with me. 

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