Marketing Associate Degree | Northcentral Technical College


Associate Degree

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.

program at a Glance

Marketing 69-70 Credit Associate Degree

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Fully Available
  • Medford Fully Available
  • Phillips Fully Available
  • Spencer Fully Available
  • Wittenberg Fully Available

Approximate Cost

$14,757 (Tuition: $11152, Books: $3605)

Average Starting Salary

$28,637 Annually, based on the 2016 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

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

Potential Careers

  • 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

Course List

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Course List

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Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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