If you are creative, have strong communication skills and enjoy business, you may want to consider a career in marketing. There are many marketing career paths from which to choose, and a wide range of specialty areas to consider in the field of marketing.
Fortunately, HelloCollege offers individualized college major exploration services for college-bound high school students, designed to help them explore the marketing field, understand options for business marketing majors and find the college that will be the best fit for their goals.
Explore a Range of Marketing Careers
There are many exciting opportunities for marketing professionals, including sales, event planning, careers in digital marketing and more. While it would be impossible to list every potential job related to marketing, some of the most popular roles for those who pursue this career include the following:
- Product Manager
- Brand Manager
- Advertising and Promotions Manager
- Marketing Assistant
- Event Planner
- Sales Representative
- Marketing Copywriter
- Content Strategist
- SEO Specialist
- Digital Marketing Specialist
- Data Scientist
- Social Media Manager
- Market Research Analyst
- Marketing Manager
- Chief Marketing Officer
Popular Marketing Undergraduate Degrees
If you choose to major in marketing in college, you can select courses that allow you to specialize in one or more areas, tailoring your degree to your interests and goals. Ultimately, this should make it easier for you to find a job doing what you want after college graduation.
There are many types of marketing degrees and focus areas or specializations available for students at the thousands of colleges and universities across the U.S. Some of the most common options include:
- Marketing Management
- Digital Marketing
- Marketing Research and Analytics
- Public Relations
- Marketing Communications
- Global Marketing
- Social Media Marketing
- Direct Marketing
- Product Marketing
- Integrated Marketing
- Content Marketing
- Influencer Marketing
- Event Marketing
Understand Your Options with HelloCollege’s Marketing Career Services
Whether you are certain you want to go into marketing or are simply considering your options, HelloCollege can help. Our individualized college major services can help you better understand your affinity for a marketing career, or for careers in any other field.
To begin, you will complete a comprehensive career aptitude test designed to go beyond traditional career assessments. After completing the test, a certified career coach will work with you one-on-one to help you explore various professions and college majors. Our experts provide supportive guidance as you determine which colleges and universities offer the programs that will be the right fit for your skills and interests.
To learn more about the benefits of taking a structured approach to choosing a college major and finding the best college fit for you, contact HelloCollege today!
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Inspired by his parents, Kevin’s journey from a first-gen, diverse, low-income background to Northwestern University shaped him. After experiencing challenges, including student loan debt, he founded HelloCollege and has spent the last 25 years helping students successfully navigate college admissions.
Director of Counseling Services
As an MSA holder, Allison brings a wealth of experience supporting students in higher education. As a respected leader at HelloCollege, she expertly navigates admissions, and academic advising, empowering students to conquer their goals.
Sue has 25 years of experience in financial services and assists families with the financial aid process and cost saving practices.
Assistant Director of Counseling Services
Amanda is a Lead College Counselor and Trainer with over 10 years of high school counseling experience. She holds a Master's in Education with a counseling concentration and graduate certificates in Military & Family Education and Administration & Supervision (Educational Leadership).
Don is a highly skilled College Admissions Counselor, boasting a 20-year background in student service. Don's expertise includes evaluating applications for UC - Berkeley and the prestigious Questbridge Scholars program, making him well-equipped to guide students toward their educational aspirations.
Raymond, a first-generation college graduate from the Bay Area, holds a Master's in Education from Harvard, a Master's in Public Health from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master's in Social Work from University of Southern California. His diverse experience includes roles at Assist America and the UN, reflecting a commitment to global youth advocacy.
Shariq holds an M.S.Ed. in Intercultural Communication from the University of Pennsylvania and B.A. from Elon University. Shariq leverages his experience in research, advocacy, and mentoring to create personalized plans that reflect students’ unique stories and empower them to achieve their academic dreams.
Miracle received her B.A. from the University of California - Berkeley and a M.Ed. from the University of Vermont. She has a rich background in higher education, founding her own College Advising company and roles in business academic counseling at Tulane University and college advising at UC Berkeley.