Ave Maria University
In this exciting major, you will learn how to think strategically about brands and communication, study and adapt to consumer behavior, and position products to respond to their needs. This program will also prepare you to work with client organizations and their needs, and make ethical decisions from a Catholic foundation.
Careers: Advertising, Sales, Public Relations, Market Research
Our program unites the art of marketing with a commitment to truth in all matters. We uphold the responsibility of those within business generally and marketing in particular to value the dignity of the human person, the common good, subsidiarity and solidarity, as well as to respect ownership as stewardship.
Fast Fact: The median wage for marketing managers is $142K a year.
Welcome to the Marketing major! The distinctive character of this program is its commitment to marrying the art of marketing with a commitment to communicate truth in all matters. Within the context of a Catholic liberal arts university, it also upholds the responsibility of those within business generally and marketing in particular to value the dignity of the human person, the common good, subsidiarity and solidarity, as well as to respect ownership as stewardship. Marketing can be a significant vocation through which to serve humankind and the Church in the pursuit of truth. We look forward to having you be a part of it.
In addition to the core curriculum, marketing majors take the following courses:
Marketing is a high value major as a specialty within business. Students pursuing this major are eligible to pursue internship opportunities with profit or nonprofit organizations to assist organizations to better brand themselves and to build relationships with those they serve. Marketing is tailored for those seeking careers as entrepreneurs seeking to start up their own projects or organizations, for careers in fundraising and outreach within nonprofits, as well as for those seeking a vocation within more traditional business organizations.
Education: B.A., Communications, University of Michigan; M.S., Telecommunications, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications; J.D., Law, Syracuse University College of Law
Education: B.A., Political Science & Spanish, Wellesley College; M.B.A., Marketing, Washington University; M.S., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology; Ph.D. (candidate), Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology
Office: Henkels 2030
Phone: (239) 304-7128
Education: B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, University of South Carolina; M.A., Economics, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Economics, University of Notre Dame
Office: Prince 102
Phone: (239) 280-1611
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Education: B.S., Accounting, Bentley College; M.B.A, Finance, Columbia University Graduate School of Business; D.P.S., Finance & International Economics, Pace University
Office: Henkels 2020
Phone: (239) 304-7345
Education: B.S., Marketing, Florida State University; M.B.A., Business Administration, Saint Louis University; Ph.D., Marketing, University of Oregon
Office: Henkels 2046
Phone: (239) 280-1694
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The spiritual life on campus is the beating heart of Ave. Whether it’s attending Mass, receiving the sacraments, participating in retreats or getting spiritual direction, you’ll find the spiritual support you need from the priests and staff of Campus Ministry.
With AMU’s core curriculum, you’ll not only achieve breadth of knowledge, but also depth of knowledge. You’ll encounter the truth about God and His creation more completely through the dynamic interplay of all of the liberal arts, including theology and natural science.
Sunny skies, warm temperatures, a beautiful campus. What more could you want? How about a community-like atmosphere, quality instructors who care about your success, a wealth of spiritual activities, expert career guidance… and that’s only the beginning. Imagine your future at AMU. It all starts by filling out our free application today.