This program is part of the Business Department.
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 Degrees 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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Advertising Sales Agents
Insurance Sales Agents
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Postsecondary Business Teachers
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
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.
Meet with an Advisor
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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 department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.