What does a marketing major do?
A marketing major studies all of the business activities that direct goods and services from the producer to the consumer. Marketing can encompass a wide range of business activities including manufacturing, pricing, packaging, advertising and more.
What types of jobs do marketing majors take after graduation?
There are a variety of career paths available to marketing majors, including:
- Public Relations/Communications
- Event Planning
- Market Research
- International Marketing
- Production & Distribution
- Online Retailing
What degrees do marketing majors pursue?
Marketing is usually a specialization or discipline offered by most schools as part of a Business Administration program. Most marketing majors first earn a Bachelor’s of Business Administration, and may later decide to pursue a Master’s of Business Administration.
How much does a marketing program cost?
School costs vary widely, depending on the type of school you choose and what type of program you are pursing. You can find average school costs for public marketing colleges
and private marketing colleges
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How do I pay for a marketing program?
Whether you are paying for an undergraduate or graduate marketing program, it’s important that you complete the FAFSA
and review your financial aid options. You should start by trying to obtain college scholarships and college grants (free money) to pay for your marketing program. Then use federal student loans
, such as the Federal Stafford Loan
. If free money and federal loans are not enough to pay for your marketing program, you can begin to research private student loans
to cover the remainder of your school costs.
What is the average entry-level salary for marketing majors?
According to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, starting salaries for marketing majors graduating in 2009 averaged $43,3251.
A marketing major generally possesses the following skill sets:
- Creative thinking
- Writing skills