Whether one's career interest is more oriented toward the creative, the practical, or the quantitative, or is "people oriented", the marketing field offers career opportunities and Minnesota State University, Mankato offers a professional program in marketing that may be tailored to specific career interests.

Signature Experiences

United Prairie Bank Integrated Business Experience

College of Business | Marketing | Management | Finance

Gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies of business by participating in the Integrated Business Experience. You'll take what you're learning in the classroom and apply it to running an actual business.

Marketing Club

Marketing Club connects students to future employers and provide resources to better our future by attending company tours and bringing in speakers to talk about their industry experience, stories and advice.

New York Study Tour

College of Business | Marketing

From Wall Street and Broadway to behind the scenes business tours and meetings, this business focused study tour in New York city will give you hands-on experience and memories to last a life-time!

Belize Fair Trade Study Abroad

College of Business | Marketing | International Business | Management

Come experience Belize! Swim with the sharks, learn how the Mayans made chocolate, and take an evening hike in the jungle all while applying your business knowledge and skills!


 The marketing major prepares students for marketing positions in: 

  • Retail management 
  • Industrial and consumer sales 
  • Promotion 
  • Marketing research 
  • Marketing management 

A sample of marketing alumni job titles: 

  • Advertising sales representative 
  • Market analyst 
  • Advertising specialty sales 
  • Marketing manager 
  • Business researcher 
  • Purchasing agent 
  • Director of marketing 
  • Merchandiser 

Bachelor of Science in Marketing

Each year, thousands of goods and services are consumed in highly dissimilar markets. Understanding how and why these people consume, and making products available to them requires the services of educated marketing professionals who possess a bredth of skills and knowledge.

Minor in Marketing

For any major interested in the many aspects of marketing. A variety of marketing classes are available from which students select based on their interest area in marketing.

Professional Sales Certificate

The Professional Sales Certificate is designed for students seeking to develop the necessary skills to enter the sales industry.