What can I do with my MARKETING degree?

Employers of Marketing Majors

  • Department Stores & Other Retailers

  • Government Agencies

  • Service Industries

  • Banks & Other Financial Institutions

  • Insurance Agencies

  • Healthcare Organizations

  • Educational Institutions

  • Nonprofit Agencies

  • Actuaries

  • Travel Industry

  • Manufacturing Firms

  • Distribution Centers

  • Public Transit

  • Advertising & Public Relations Agencies

  • Marketing Research Firms

Related Occupations for Marketing Majors

Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.

Account Executive

National Account Representative

Brand Manager

Packaging Specialist


Physical Distribution Advertising Executive

Comparison Shopper Consultant

Product Analyst


Product Manager

Department Manager

Product/Service Management

Direct Mail Specialist

Property Manager

Distribution Manager

Public Relations Specialist or Manager

District/Regional/National Sales Manager

Research Director or Analyst

Field Work Director

Sales Agent

Internet Marketing Specialist

Sales Manager

Inventory Control Analyst

Sales Representative


Specialty Advertising Manager

Market Research Interviewer


Marketing Planner

Store Manager

Media Buyer/Manager

Telemarketing Representative

Merchandise Buyer

V.P. of Sales




Preparing for a Job in Marketing

  1. Develop good communication and interpersonal skills.

  2. Obtain sales experience.

  3. Develop and be able to sustain high energy level.

  4. Acquire computer knowledge and in inventory control procedures.

  5. Consider taking additional courses in finance, accounting, or economics


Links for Marketing Majors

Major/Career Information
Graduate Programs
Marketing Career Resources
Sample Occupations
Professional Organizations

Contact Information

Department of Marketing and Finance
Garrett Hall Room 74
Tel: 985-549-2277