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Marketing Overview

Marketing careers are exciting, fun, challenging, and full of variety. As business becomes more competitive, effective marketing professionals are in higher demand. CVTC offers a two-year marketing degree. Marketing classes include plenty of hands-on experience, group projects, tours, and an internship.

The program will cover all aspects of marketing including:

  • Promotions/advertising methods and techniques
  • Effective selling
  • Strategic planning for marketing
  • Management skills and abilities
  • Marketing research
  • Small business management
  • Social media marketing

Career Opportunities

Direct Sales Representative

Marketing Director

Print Advertising Technician

Social Media Coordinator

Visual Supervisor

Website Coordinator

Just the Facts

60 Credit Associate Degree

Length of Program //
Two Years

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Program Location //
Eau Claire

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   Financial Aid Eligible

Estimated Program Cost 

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Estimated Total:  $11,921

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in the Marketing program.

Marketing Principles
This course concentrates on product, price, place, promotion, market segmentation, target marketing, pricing, market research, physical distribution, and distribution channels.

Marketing Research
Gain greater awareness of the process of marketing research through the use of surveys, focus panels, sampling procedures, and the general steps in doing marketing research.

Marketing Management
Taking a current business or starting a new business, the students in a semester-long project will work through the marketing research, pricing strategies, and other decisions in an extensive and inclusive project.

Marketing Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking where they are working, whether it is in their degree field, and several other questions related to employment. Below are the program outcomes and job data.

// Program Outcomes


63% of our recent Marketing graduates got a job in the industry.


Yearly Salary

Our recent Marketing graduates reported an average starting salary of $36,752.


Regional Jobs

There are 302 job openings in the CVTC district for the Marketing industry.


Credits to Other Institutions

Transfer your CVTC credits to another institution to continue your education. Explore transfer agreements.

Focus On Student Success

If it was not for the great education and support that I received from CVTC I would not be where I am today. I can't thank everyone enough who helped me through my educational journey there. Thank you to all of the Marketing instructors and advisers who helped me get to where I am today.

Marketing Graduate

Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.

Degrees & Diplomas

Business Management, Associate Degree

Individualized Technical Studies, Associate Degree


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Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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