Marketing

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Richard L. Toler, Jr, Ph.D., MBA

Residential Faculty - Program Director- General Business

480-461-7719

This program is part of the Business & Information Systems Department.

Marketing

Advertising Art Director. Event Planner. Information Architect. Media Research Analyst. Web Content Editor. This is just a sample of the kind of job titles you find in the field of marketing. In the broadest sense, marketing is the function in business of developing, testing, merchandising, promoting, and selling products or services.

The Marketing program at MCC provides you with the basic knowledge and skills you’ll need to begin your career in marketing or to continue your studies at a four-year program. Many entry-level positions in marketing are in sales. After gaining experience, the marketing professional often moves into management and leadership positions. Typically, marketing students seek jobs in advertising, public relations, sport management, and entertainment. While these positions are often difficult to obtain, ambitious students will break in at the bottom level, taking internships or other relevant experiences in these fields, even if unpaid.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion, Associate Degrees and Transfer Options for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates, degrees or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.

Certificate

The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Marketing program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Social Media Marketing

Degrees

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Marketing program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Business - Marketing Track III
Associate in Applied Science AAS Marketing and Sales

Transfer Option

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination.

Below is a transfer option that may be available to you. Please contact Academic Advisement to learn more.

A list of transfer option for the Marketing program
At MCC, get an... Transfer to... To get a...
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Marketing

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Marketing program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Advertising and Promotions Managers

$64,619

Advertising Sales Agents

$36,769

Cost Estimators

$66,801

General and Operations Managers

$86,657

Industrial Production Managers

$88,428

Insurance Sales Agents

$45,527

Management Analysts

$65,904

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

$61,056

Marketing Managers

$99,988

Postsecondary Business Teachers

$56,457

Sales Managers

$99,310

Social and Community Service Managers

$58,388

Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

$37,368

Survey Researchers

$39,541

Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives

$54,749

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Become a Student

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Marketing program is available through the Business & Information Systems department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.