Post University

AS in Marketing

Individuals who are interested in the fields of product planning, advertising, sales promotion, and consumer relations should consider the Associate of Science in Marketing program at Post University Online. Read here to learn more about the Associate of Science in Marketing program.

Official Program Name:

Associate of Science in Marketing

School Offering Program:

Post University Online

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to this Post University's Associate of Science in Marketing program must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Complete at least 16 college preparatory program credits

Program Description:

Post University Online's Associate of Science in Marketing program introduces students to the basic principles of marketing, including product development, distribution, pricing, and promotion; retail operations, including budgeting, sales, unit control, and store image; and the psychology of selling and sales strategies. Students can also study fundamental topics of management, such as motivation, leadership, organizational behavior, and strategic planning. The program also discusses business law, including tort laws, such as bodily injury, property damage, and harm to reputation; intellectual property, copyright, trademark, and patent laws; contract laws, the Uniform Commercial Code, sales contracts, workers' compensation, and employment contracts; and partnership laws, corporate laws, and bankruptcy laws. Additional coursework covers financial accounting, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and statistics.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid Available:

Students could be able to qualify for financial aid in the form of grants and loans. Contact Post University Online's Office of Student Finance for more information.

Required Courses for an Associate of Science in Marketing:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Post University Online to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Marketing Major, Core, and Concentration (30 credits)

  • ACC 111: Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • BUS 204: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BUS 205: Business Law II (3 credits)
  • ECO 201: Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • ECO 202: Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • MGT 105: Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • MKT 101: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • MKT 201: Retailing (3 credits)
  • MKT 203: Sales and Techniques of Selling (3 credits)
  • MAT 220: Statistics (3 credits)

General Education Requirements (30 credits)

Common Core

  • ENG 110: College Reading & Writing (3 credits)
  • ENG 120: College Writing II (3 credits)
  • COM 107: Introduction to Communications (3 credits)
  • CIS 112: Introduction to Computing (3 credits)

Liberal Arts

  • Students choose two liberal arts electives (6 credits)

Math

  • MAT 120: College Algebra (3 credits)

Science

  • Students choose one science elective (3 credits)

Unrestricted Electives

  • Students choose one elective (3 credits)

Career and Self-Awareness (3 credits)

  • CSS 101: Learning Across the Lifespan (3 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

The Associate of Science in Marketing is a solid first step into the marketing and advertising fields. Graduates of the program may wish to prepare for more challenging roles by pursuing a related bachelor's degree. Earning a bachelor's degree can give students a competitive edge over those who do not, and offer advanced training in marketing research, Internet marketing, marketing management, and consumer behavior. Examples of related bachelor's degrees include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Advertising
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Career Paths:

The Associate of Science in Marketing program can help students prepare for entry-level opportunities in service, retail, wholesale, and manufacturing businesses. Whether marketing financial services, cleaning services, tennis shoes, or light bulbs, graduates of the program could seek positions such as:

  • Retail Store Assistant Manager
  • Sales Representative, Retail
  • Sales Representative, Wholesale
  • Sales Representative, Manufacturing
  • Account Representative, Advertising

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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