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Associate Degree in Marketing

Make your mark as a creative thinker with the 2-year Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Marketing at Northampton Community College, available on our Bethlehem campus and partially online.

Prepare for a career in sales, advertising, social media, public relations, or digital marketing—a career that can start as soon as you graduate! We credit our high graduate employment rate to our robust, hands-on curriculum: you’ll analyze real business portfolios, create real marketing plans and present your ideas to real executives!

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Semesters: 4
Credits: 62
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Campus: Bethlehem|PartiallyOnline
Program Type: Associate in Applied Science

Build a foundation of practical skills in business and consumer marketing. Gain practice in marketing, advertising, public relations, website design, graphic design, sales, retail management, media planning, business communication, accounting, customer service, and online/digital marketing. The marketing major at NCC prepares you to join the workforce as soon as you graduate.


Program Information

  • Experience-oriented: Launch your marketing career through NCC’s 2-year marketing degree. Here, you’ll cultivate and apply marketing knowledge in simulation courses, group analysis projects, presentations to company executives, and real-world marketing environments. 

Academics and future planning are an important part of your college experience, but at NCC you’ll find so much more. Learn why so many students choose NCC!

Earn your marketing associate degree at one of the lowest cost colleges in Pennsylvania. NCC’s competitive tuition and costs are designed to make your education accessible and affordable, and our financial aid resources further help you manage your college expenses. You may be eligible for grants, loans, or scholarships—we hold one of the largest community college scholarship funds in the state!


Marketing Majors Career Opportunities

With a marketing associate’s degree, you’ll dive into the workforce with a broad understanding of advertising, consumer behavior, and the principles of marketing. Develop the skills and portfolio you’ll need to grow in an entry-level position in business or digital marketing, sales, customer relations, market research, and more.

Pair your classroom learning with resources from our career services office and prepare to work in advertising agencies, public relations firms, and brand management and advertising departments.

Future Career Paths

  • Advertising/Promotions Specialist
  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Marketing Coordinator/Assistant
  • Online Media Coordinator
  • Retail Assistant

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Apply to NCC’s AAS in Marketing Program!

Kick-start your marketing career with the Associate in Applied Science in Marketing degree program at NCC! With in-depth, hands-on marketing classes and flexible options to study online, you’ll start achieving your professional goals (and building out your resume!) right here on campus.