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“Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.” -Joe Chernov


Do you possess strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills? Are you a persuasive and creative problem-solver? With a Marketing degree from MSU Denver, you’ll be at the forefront of business. Marketing is a core business function, helping to shape and execute business strategy and drive overall success. 

Marketers are focused on creating value for customers and building long-term relationships. Marketers identify target markets, gather and analyze market and customer information, develop products and services, set pricing, determine how to effectively make products and services available to customers, and communicate the value proposition to customers. 

Every business or organization has a marketing function. Marketers work for product-manufacturing firms, service organizations, advertising and research agencies, consultancies, small businesses, nonprofits and government agencies. 

Portrait of MSU Denver Marketing graduate, Gerald Mota.
“Throughout my career, I have learned – regardless of the industry you’re in – that selling yourself is essential to building relationships. The sales program at MSU Denver has not only helped growth within my professional network, but also in building my own business.”

Gerald, Marketing Major

Financial Advisor at Northwestern Mutual

Career Prospects

Marketing is a profession that touches nearly every industry. Here are a few marketing-related disciplines you can pursue:
Advertising, brand or product management, channel management, digital marketing, services marketing, marketing research, media planning and buying, professional selling, social media, new product development, global and multicultural marketing, strategic marketing management, retailing and experiential marketing, distribution and supply chain management, and more.

"It is extremely important to relate to the students by being fully transparent with what our company does. Students get a better idea of the real time experience that I try and bring to the table when meeting with them in the classroom. Being engaged with them throughout the entire process is important, however even more important is continuing to be that mentor once they graduate. I hope they look to us a true resource well beyond their years at Metro State."

Brian Joyce

Director of Sales at KMGH-TV | KZCO-Azteca

Donald Chang_Marketing
He has been a Fulbright scholar and has published in numerous top Marketing journals including the International Marketing Review, Psychology and Marketing and the Journal of Global Marketing. His expertise lies in international marketing, marketing research and marketing strategy.

Donald Chang

Professor of Marketing

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