Marketing is the driving force of business and organizational success. When you add a concentration in marketing to your business administration major, you'll learn how to implement innovative marketing and business strategies that grow companies. Earning a marketing-focused business degree will help prepare you for a variety of careers in the dynamic, creative, results-oriented field of marketing.
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At Southern New Hampshire University, you'll take core courses that provide a well-rounded business administration foundation and dive deeper into specific disciplines to enhance your skill sets, preparing you for a variety of positions in marketing.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in business administration at SNHU include:
With your specialized business administration degree from SNHU, you’ll be in a great position to begin an internship or career in marketing. SNHU faculty, alumni and our career development staff can help connect you with experiential learning opportunities that prepare you to enter the business world.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports various employment opportunities in marketing are expected to increase by 10% through 2026.* In 2016, about 34% of advertising and promotions managers worked for advertising and PR agencies.*
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing curriculum provides students with the opportunity to concentrate on a specific area of business and the flexibility to tailor their degrees to meet their specific needs.
This course is designed to give students an understanding of the concepts involved in integrated marketing communication (IMC) which includes a focus on social media and the role they play in advertising, public relations, branding, and corporate communication strategies. This course focuses on the planning, research and creative skills needed to reach promotional objectives.
This course compares and contrasts secondary and primary research with emphasis on the latter. Students explore different types of primary research as well as the basic research methods. It focuses primarily on the survey.
This course explores the behavior that consumers display in searching, purchasing, using,evaluating and disposing of products.
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This course seeks to instill in students a complete understanding of the influence of merchandise planning and purchasing on retail profit. Students analyze profit and loss statement and demonstrate a complete understanding of the factors that influence the retailer's financial performance.
The overall objective of this course is to explore the role that sustainability plays in fashion merchandising managers' decision to buy from vendors. It explores production and commercialization decisions with respect to buying green. It exposes students to the influence of social responsibility on fashion retailers' decisions.
Effective merchandise management involves efficient decision making. Ordering, keeping and managing the right merchandise in terms of size and quantity are the key to a retailer's success. Retail merchandise management brings to light the vital relationship between the manufacturer and the retailer. Students explore various strategic techniques that influence profit including vendors-fashion retailers' negotiations over merchandise. Offered online and offered on campus only in Spring semester.
This course applies the qualitative and quantitative investigations approaches to fashion and fashion accessories. Students will analyze descriptive and inferential statistics to understand consumer taste for current and future trends in fashion.
Subject(s): MKT, or ADV within the range of course numbers 100-499
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
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