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Professional Certified Marketer

Prove you have the right skills. Become a Professional Certified Marketer.

When you have the letters PCM behind your name, you’re showing the world you’re serious about making a difference in marketing. With the American Marketing Association Professional Certified Marketer (PCM®) program, you’ll not only gain the knowledge you need to advance your career, but you’ll also prove to employers you’re equipped to take on modern marketing challenges.

The AMA offers several PCM® tracks each with its own specialty. Check out the options below to see which is right for you.


The digital space changes fast. With the PCM®, Digital Marketing​ you’ll demonstrate that you have the specialized skills you need to not only understand what works now but also what new best practices are on the way. You’ll find the confidence to show how digital marketing makes an impact.

  • Metrics & Conversions
  • Social & Community
  • Email Marketing
  • User Interface & Experience
  • Online Advertising
  • SEO 
  • Content Marketing

As a member of a small team, a leader of a large department or an entrepreneur out on their own, PCM®, Marketing Management is a way to prove you have the knowledge you need across a broad spectrum of marketing topics.

  • Personal Selling
  • Organizational Buying
  • Customer Relationships and Strategies
  • Organizing a Sales Force
  • Organizational Relationship
  • Forecasting and Quota Development

“The AMA’s Digital Marketing Certification program helped me to significantly boost my knowledge about the many facets of digital marketing, including SEO, Social Media, Content Marketing, Online Marketing Metrics, and more. In both B2B and B2C, digital marketing is definitely front-and-center within my organization.”

Patricia Malone, PCM, Digital Marketing
Director of Marketing, Sodexo


Only the best content stands out in a cluttered marketing world. Passing the PCM®, Content Marketing exam will help you show you have the skills needed for strategy, planning, production, promotion and measurement.

  • Use Content for Effective Lead Gen
  • Align Content with Marketing Funnel
  • Editorial Calendar Design
  • Storytelling and Content Production
  • Multi-Channel Content Creation
  • SEO and Distribution Best Practices
  • Metrics, Measurement, and Optimization
  • Content Marketing ROI

As a member of a small team, a leader of a large department or an entrepreneur out on their own, PCM®, Marketing Management is a way to prove you have the knowledge you need across a broad spectrum of marketing topics.

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Global, Ethical, And Sustainable Marketing
  • Managing Information for Marketing Insights
  • Buyers and Markets
  • The Offering – Product and Service
  • Manage Pricing Decisions
  • Deliver the Value Offering
  • Communicate the Value Offering

“I am really looking forward to marketing myself with the American Marketing Association PCM credential.  As a marketer, it’s wonderful to be recognized in the industry as a professional who has mastered core knowledge and principles.”

Angela Jiskoot, PCM
Senior Account Manager, Lessing-Flynn