Who Would Benefit from a Business Degree in Marketing?

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Do you love working with people? Are you good at figuring out what makes people tick, what inspires someone to make a purchase, how to get large groups of people to follow the latest trend? Do you consider yourself an early adopter of ideas — and do you like to get your friends excited about your latest infatuation?

If so, a career in marketing might be for you. A business degree from an accredited online university will give you the credentials and knowledge you need to secure a position in nearly any industry.

Marketing Works for Everyone

Whatever field you work in, you can benefit from becoming a marketing major in an online business degree program. A marketing degree program focuses not only on accounting, finance, and organizational management skills, but also liberal arts studies such as human behavior and communications.

Career Opportunities for Graduates with a Marketing Degree

Today’s marketing degree creates graduates that are well prepared to meet the challenges of careers in a number of fields.Graduates might consider a career as a:

  • Sales manager
  • Brand or product manager
  • Advertising manager
  • Public relations professional
  • Online retailer
  • Social media expert