BA Advertising Degree Online - Careers

Rewarding Careers in Advertising

You'll be prepared for a variety of careers when you earn your advertising degree online at SNHU. Employment opportunities in advertising include, but are not limited to:

  • Account management
  • Copywriting
  • Print production
  • Technical writing
  • Art direction
  • Advertising sales
  • Media planning
  • Market research
  • Direct marketing
  • Design, art and production
  • Research

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations and sales managers is expected to increase by 14 percent nationally through 2020, while employment in the advertising and public relations services industry is projected to grow 21 percent during the same period, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The BLS reports that most entry-level professional and managerial positions in advertising and public relations services require a bachelor's degree.

Employers who have hired SNHU students and graduates include Anthem Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, Fidelity Investments, bGG Advertising, WMUR-TV and Reebok.

Visit our Career Development Center online to learn more about advertising employment opportunities.

Advertising Career Resources

The advertising field has a wide variety of employment opportunities from account management to creative development. Opportunities exhibit in both large and small organizations. Use the links below to learn more about advertising careers.

Advertising Careers

Career OneStop
Site maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration and provides a wealth of information regarding occupations, required skills, earnings and qualifications of many positions appropriate for someone with a Advertising degree.

Occupational Employment Handbook
Maintained by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, this source provides position descriptions, job growth estimates and earnings information.

Professional Associations

American Association of Advertising Agencies
Professional association focusing on the broad field of advertising focusing on trends, industry developments, regulatory issues and professional development.

American Advertising Federation
The nation’s oldest advertising trade association represents 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. The AAF has a national network of 200 ad clubs located in ad communities across the country.

American Marketing Association
A professional association for individuals and organizations who are leading the practice, teaching and development of marketing worldwide. The website contains a wealth of information regarding marketing and advertising, including career development and a resource library


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