Communications & Media
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Marketing and Communication

If you enjoy watching the commercials and reading the print ads as much as the television shows and magazine articles you're there to watch and read, have a creative, strategic mind, and want to excel, a degree in Marketing and Communication may be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Marketing and Communication students can pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), or master's degree (6-7 years). In this field, a bachelor's degree is typically required for entry-level positions while a master's degree leads to management positions.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background and sales or copywriting experience helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning A Marketing and Communication Degree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Marketing and Communication include:

  • Account Executive
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Ad Campaign Manager
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers was $135,900 in 2019 (1) while Advertising Sales Agents earned a median salary of $53,310 in 2019. (2)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.

References

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.