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Marketing

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Marketing provides a variety of knowledge and skills applicable to nearly any industry where marketing efforts such as advertising, public relations, promotions and events, market research, sales, and ecommerce play a significant role in the growth of the organization. This bachelor’s program is designed to increase your self-motivation, self-confidence, and your ability to work well with others. You’ll discover creative problem solving and be taught how to take appropriate business risks and spot market trends as you prepare for careers in the corporate, government, and military sectors.

This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Program Courses

The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Integrate the marketing function with fundamental business enterprise concepts and principles of management, finance, strategic planning, and information systems.
  • Apply marketing principles to a particular business.
  • Use marketing research to identify and exploit business opportunities.
  • Critically analyze an organization’s marketing function and assemble and apply the various marketing strategies and techniques that align with the organization’s mission.
  • Develop a strategic marketing plan.

View learning outcomes assessment results.

ACBSP Accredited

Degree at a Glance

Concentrations

Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion. You will be asked to select a concentration when you enroll in this program.

Explore the concentrations available for this program.

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Analytics

Examines current and proposed business processes and improvements, functional business capabilities, and project management. Topics include documentation suites; business functions; marketing’s role in society; development life cycles; distribution; and promotion and pricing decisions.

BUSN333

Project Management for Business Analysts

BUSN330

Fundamentals of Business Analysis I

BUSN331

Fundamentals of Business Analysis II

BUSN334

Strategic Alignment in Business Analysis

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General

This general concentration allows you to select from all concentration courses offered in this program, including marketing, sales, advertising, analysis, and public relations courses.

MKTG499

Independent Study: Marketing

MKTG301

Principles of Sales

MKTG303

Strategic Internet Marketing

MKTG304

Public Relations

MKTG305

Advertising

MKTG403

Marketing Management

MKTG407

International Marketing

MKTG410

Contracting and Negotiating

MKTG423

Marketing Writing

BUSN333

Project Management for Business Analysts

BUSN330

Fundamentals of Business Analysis I

BUSN331

Fundamentals of Business Analysis II

BUSN334

Strategic Alignment in Business Analysis

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Internet-Web Technology

Offers a overview of the knowledge required to understand web technology tools used in marketing, including search engine optimization, website development, analytics, and general ecommerce.

WEBD321

Web eCommerce Development

WEBD323

Search Engine Optimization

WEBD220

Web 2.0 Fundamentals

WEBD122

Introduction to Web Analytics

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Sales

Lays the groundwork for understanding the sales process through critical thinking, creative and logical analysis, and effective oral, written, and electronic documentation skills. Explores business knowledge and decision making that support and facilitate lifelong professional development, as well as effective leadership in a sales team environment.

MKTG301

Principles of Sales

MKTG307

Consumer Behavior

MKTG403

Marketing Management

MKTG410

Contracting and Negotiating

Admission Requirements

  • All AMU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the AMU admission application. View steps to apply.

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an AMU admissions representative at 877-755-2787 or info@apus.edu.


Undergraduate Tuition Rates 

Per credit hour: $270 | $250 with military grant*

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*To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, AMU offers a tuition grant for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans that caps undergraduate tuition at the military TA limit. See all military-affiliated student benefits.

Paying for School

Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:

Ways to Save

Undergraduate Book Grant

Books are provided online at no cost if you are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $600 per academic semester* if you are registered as a full-time student.

Transfer Credits

Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.  

Employer Contributions

AMU has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.

*According to College Board Trends in College Pricing.