Advertising Major at Marquette

What Can You Do With a Major in Advertising?

Advertising major careers and jobs

What can you do with a major in advertising? You'll find most Marquette advertising graduates working as copywriters, graphic designers, Web managers, marketing managers, media buyers, account executives and product managers in advertising agencies and the advertising departments of a variety of corporations and nonprofit organizations.

The major in advertising can prepare you for the following careers: 

  • Copywriter
  • Production coordinator
  • Art director
  • Event planner
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Creative director
  • Graphic designer
  • Account executive
  • Marketing manager
  • Communication consultant
  • Account coordinator
  • Program coordinator
  • Media buyer
  • Product manager
  • Program manager
  • Web designer
  • Campaign manager
  • Media planner
  • Sales representative
  • Research director

Jobs for advertising majors

It's a good time to be an advertising major. For example, jobs for advertising sales agents are expected to increase 27.7 percent by 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With a degree in advertising from Marquette, you’ll have all the tools you need to find the job of your dreams. Marquette advertising majors have recently landed jobs with the following employers:

  • BVK, Milwaukee
  • Chicago White Sox
  • Draftfcb
  • Laughlin Constable
  • Cramer Krasselt
  • Starcom
  • Walt Disney World
  • Entertainment Tonight
  • Hyatt Hotels

Additional resources for careers in advertising


You might like the advertising major if you

✓ have a creative imagination

✓ enjoy working with people

✓ are a strong communicator

What is the major in advertising?

Students in classJust do it. If that simple phrase conjures up the image of a pair of Nikes, thank an advertiser. Whether it's through traditional print or digital media like YouTube and Facebook, advertising majors learn to combine memorable copy, creative design and innovation to create the messages that move consumers to action.

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