Marketing Management

Program Pathway

Marketing Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree

Program Details

Award Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits 64
Program Start Fall, Spring, Summer
Number of Terms 4
Time to Complete 2 years
Admissions Application Select Academic Program:
Marketing Management – AAS
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Suggested Sequence of Study and Cost

Program Courses

Term 1
  • Applied Math
  • Business College Experience
  • Introduction to Business
  • Principles of Marketing
Term 2
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to Economics -OR-
    Principles of Macroeconomics -OR-
    Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Retailing
  • Principles of Selling
Term 3
  • Introduction to Accounting -OR-
    Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Management
  • Workplace Professionalism
Term 4
  • Advertising and Visual Merchandising
  • Business Law
  • Human Resource Management
Marketing Electives
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Field Experience
  • Composition II
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Electronic Communications
  • Intermediate Computer Business Applications
  • Introduction to Accounting II
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Management Decision Making
  • Personal Finance
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Project Management Basics
  • Small Business Management
  • Social Media for Business
  • Sports Marketing

See the Suggested Sequence of Study for the full list of courses, cost, and additional course details.

You have completed the Marketing Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. Check out the Business and Professional Development continuing education courses and Computers and Technology continuing education courses to keep up to date in your profession.

Careers

Positions

Many graduates of the Marketing Management program have gone on to become marketing managers and professional sales and customer service representatives. Some have gone on to own their own businesses and others have found careers as managers, merchandisers and buyers within various industries.

Graduates from the Marketing Management program are responsible for creating and/or executing marketing strategies, hiring, training, and supervising employees. They are also responsible for buying and selling product offerings, and planning promotions and advertising campaigns throughout a variety of sectors within today's economy.

Current data confirms careers in business/marketing/management are listed as some of the fastest growing sectors within today's global economy.

Business/marketing/management careers offer flexibility, mobility, and above average pay to match your ability.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Advertising Sales Agents $22,800 $42,900 $53,000
Customer Service Representatives $26,300 $39,800 $46,600
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $52,300 $83,500 $99,200
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $38,900 $58,400 $68,200
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers $27,100 $40,700 $47,500
Management Occupations $52,700 $102,100 $126,800
Marketing Managers $74,200 $121,900 $145,700
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $37,400 $64,600 $78,200
Sales and Related Workers $25,400 $45,500 $55,600
Sales Managers $69,800 $118,900 $143,400

Source: 2021 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Advanced Heat Treat Corp. Waterloo, IA
CUNA Mutual Group Waverly, IA
GEICO Insurance Coralville, IA
Hy-Vee, Inc. West Des Moines, IA
John Deere Moline, IL
Kwik Trip, Inc. La Crosse, WI
McGraw-Hill Education Dubuque, IA
MercyOne Waterloo, IA
PDCM Insurance Waterloo, IA
Target Distribution Center Cedar Falls, IA
The Men’s Warehouse, Inc. Waterloo, IA
The VGM Group Waterloo, IA
Toyota Financial Services Cedar Rapids, IA
Veridian Credit Union Waterloo, IA
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Waterloo, IA
Walmart Stores, Inc. Bentonville, AR

Program Contacts

Admissions
Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor
Danielle Jennings Email Danielle Jennings 319-296-4014 ext.1079 Black Hawk Hall 201
Faculty Advisor
Mark Ryan Email Mark Ryan 319-296-2329 ext.1307 Black Hawk Hall 206
Administrative Assistant
Cindi Clark Email Cindi Clark 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean
Robin Galloway Email Robin Galloway 319-296-4292 Tama Hall 110A

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