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Marketing

Consider a marketing profession
Marketing has proven to be a competitive and high energy business. As you study marketing, you will be exposed to the most up to date marketing techniques including the ever-changing world of social media, significance of sales skills, where, when and how to advertise, and the role of public relations. We offer our bachelor’s degree on campus, online, and in Bismarck, N.D.

Is marketing right for you?
A successful marketing professional:
  • has a broad range of skills including discipline and the ability to multi-task
  • is a team leader with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • has a good understanding of business fundamentals
  • is innovative and ready to take creative risks

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Be inspired . . . earn our marketing degree

Internships
Our internship program gives you the chance to apply classroom knowledge to real world settings. Many internships are initiated by employers, but you may seek out and develop your own internship opportunity. Internships may be full time, part time, or project oriented. All internships provide you with great hands-on learning opportunities and often lead to offers of employment.
Get involved
Enhance your skills and boost your knowledge by joining one or more of Minot State’s seven student-run business clubs and organizations. Many of these clubs participate in state, regional, and national competitions or attend business-related events, traveling to major U.S. cities such as Los Angeles, Omaha, and Washington D.C.
Employment outlook
Marketing professionals work in large corporations and small companies, advertising and public relations agencies, government, and consulting. The employment outlook varies by industry, but overall job growth is expected to be on par with other professions.
Learn with us
The College of Business is committed to active learning and preparing students for careers in business. Our facilities include the new Slaaten Learning Center, which features:
Financial trading lab with stock ticker board
  • Corporate-style board room with video-conference equipment
  • Student study lounge
  • Meeting room for student organizations and groups
Coursework
As a marketing major, you’ll take core classes in business fundamentals, accounting, business communication, marketing, economics, and statistics, and then delve into higher level coursework, including marketing strategy, applied business research, consumer behavior, logistics, and managerial accounting.

Accreditation 
The College of Business is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.