LOCATION CHANGE: Taste the Future, Tuesday, Aug. 16, has been moved to the Columbus State parking garage on Washington Avenue.
Marketing is at the heart of what every business must do to be successful: get and keep customers. The marketing program provides a strong foundation in fundamental marketing concepts and principles. Program graduates enjoy career opportunities in such diverse areas as product management, advertising, market research, public relations, Web-based businesses, customer service and sales.
The Direct Marketing major provides graduates with a survey of the major components of direct marketing with emphasis on interactive technologies. The Retail Management major provides in-depth exposure to retail management principles and a strong internship program supported by many of the city's leading retail operations.
The MBA (Master of Business Administration) is one of the most sought-after professional degrees—not only by those currently working in business but also by many other professionals who are increasingly in need of these types of skills. The Pre-MBA Certificate is designed for individuals who have already completed a baccalaureate degree and wish to pursue an MBA or for professionals in various fields who wish a basic grounding in business principles through an introduction to the business disciplines. All of the courses in this certificate can be completed online.
All of the majors in this program can be completed totally online. Transfer agreements to complete a baccalaureate degree at various 4-years institutions are available.