Every company needs to sell its products and services profitably. The way to do that is through advertising, promotions, marketing, social media, sales, and public relations. Market research, marketing strategy, sales, advertising, pricing, product development, promotions, and public relations activity all fall under the realm of marketing. If you’re interested in helping a business profit through promotion, you’ll need to be creative, a strong communicator, and highly motivated.
MCC’s Marketing Degree
MCC’s Marketing degree provides a smart start, helping students acquire the right skills to achieve success. Upon graduation you can enter the workforce immediately. You are encouraged to discuss your specific needs and career interests with the Business Department.
- A two-year Marketing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree for those who want to go directly into the workforce after graduation.
The link under Degrees Awarded (below) specifies current course requirements.
Marketing & Advertising Careers & Job Outlook
Employment of Advertising, Promotions and Marketing Managers is projected to grow 10 percent through 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for Advertising, Promotions and Marketing Managers was $129,380 in 2017.
Competition for marketing job opportunities is expected to remain strong. Persons with related experience, a high level of creativity and strong communication skills should have the best opportunities. Those who have skills in new media and interactive marketing will be highly desirable candidates. Although projected employment will vary by industry, overall marketing jobs are expected to grow much faster than average for all occupations through 2026.
Follow these links to find additional up-to-date information on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook web pages:
- Advertising, Promotions & Marketing Managers
- Advertising Sales Agents
- Art Directors
- Film & Video Editors
- Graphic Designers
- Market Research Analysts
- Meeting, Convention & Event Planners
- Public Relations & Fundraising Managers
- Public Relations Specialists
- Sales Managers