Program Description

Marketing is essential to the success of every business-whether large or small, profit or nonprofit, product or service-oriented. As a graduate of the Northcentral Technical College Marketing program you will have the skills to succeed in many business occupations in industrial, wholesale, retail and service areas. In the Marketing Associate Degree program, specific areas of study include: quality customer service to satisfy customer needs; identify, research and analyze target markets; digital marketing, including commerce strategies; presentation skills; basic graphic design skills; video for social media marketing; promotions, including advertising, public relations and media selection. Potential occupations include: Small Business Owner/Entrepreneur, Office Manager/Business Manager, Customer Service Representative, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Research Assistant, Sales Merchandiser, Retail Manager, Assistant Manager, Department Manager, Inside and Field Sales Representatives, Public Relations and Advertising Assistant.

Approximate Cost

$10,600
Tuition: $9798 , Books: $802

Starting Salary

$19,760–$43,451
Average, based on the NTC Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Available

Available

100% Online

Students Enjoy…

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

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at Wausau
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at Antigo
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at Medford
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at Phillips
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at Spencer
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at Wittenberg
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at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Prepare selling strategies
  • Evaluate information through the market research process to make business decisions
  • Promote products, services, images and/or ideas to achieve a desired outcome
  • Develop strategies to anticipate and satisfy market needs

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Public Relations and Advertising Assistant
  • Inside and Field Sales Representatives
  • Department Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Sales Merchandiser
  • Marketing Research Assistant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Office Manager/Business Manager
  • Small Business Owner/Entrepreneur

Courses

The Marketing Associate Degree is a 61 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS 1 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING PROGRAM 1.00
PRINCIPLES OF SALES 3.00
MARKETING PRINCIPLES 3.00
VIDEO FOR SOCIAL MEDIA 2.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00

Second Term

POWERPOINT 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
PROMOTIONS 3.00
ADVANCED SALES 3.00
RETAILING AND MERCHANDISING PRINCIPLES 2.00
DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIES 3.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00
INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS 3.00

Third Term

EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
CUSTOMER SERVICE 2.00
RETAIL OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3.00
MARKET RESEARCH 3.00
MARKETING PRESENTATIONS 1.00
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00

Fourth Term

PERSONAL BRANDING & PORTFOLIO 1.00
MARKETING MANAGEMENT 3.00
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (CRM) 1.00
GRAPHICS FOR WEB DESIGN 2.00
PHOTOSHOP/IMAGE MANIPULATION 2.00
ECONOMICS 3.00
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

If you begin with one of the following programs, you will earn significant credit towards this Marketing Associate Degree:

Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

School Name Degree Name
Bellevue University Online Business and Management
Colorado State University - Global Business Management
Colorado State University - Global Human Services
Colorado State University - Global Information Technology
Colorado State University - Global Project Management
Franklin University Marketing
Lakeland University Accounting
Lakeland University Business Administration
Lakeland University Communication
Lakeland University Computer Science
Lakeland University Criminal Justice
Lakeland University Food Safety and Quality
Lakeland University Hospitality Management
Lakeland University Management Information System
Lakeland University Marketing
Lakeland University Organizational Management
Lakeland University Psychology
Marian University Marketing
Northern Michigan University BS in Applied Workplace Leadership
Purdue University Global Business Administration
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
Rasmussen College Accelerated Criminal Justice - Leadership and Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Finance
Rasmussen College Accelerated Healthcare Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Resources and Organizational Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Services
Rasmussen College Accelerated Marketing-Digital Marketing
Rasmussen College Accelerated Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
Siena Heights University Professional Communication
Upper Iowa University Marketing
UW Green Bay B.A.S Organizational Leadership
UW Oshkosh BAS in Organizational Studies
UW Stevens Point Bachelor of Applied Studies in Organizational Leadership
UW Stout BS in Career, Technical Education and Training
UW Stout BS in Management
UW Stout Business Administration
Western Governors University B.S. in Accounting
Western Governors University B.S. in Business Management
Western Governors University B.S. in Healthcare Management
Western Governors University B.S. in HR Management
Western Governors University B.S. in IT Management
Western Governors University B.S. in Marketing Management

Admissions Process

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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. A $30.00 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay at the time you apply or bypass to pay in person within a week of applying.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.