What Can You Do With a Major in Advertising?

Advertising major careers and jobs

What can you do with a major in advertising? You'll find most Marquette advertising graduates working as copywriters, graphic designers, web managers, marketing managers, media buyers, account executives and product managers in advertising agencies and the advertising departments of a variety of corporations and nonprofit organizations.

The major in advertising can prepare you for the following careers: 

  • Copywriter
  • Production coordinator
  • Art director
  • Event planner
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Creative director
  • Graphic designer
  • Account executive
  • Marketing manager
  • Communication consultant
  • Account coordinator
  • Program coordinator
  • Media buyer
  • Product manager
  • Program manager
  • Web designer
  • Campaign manager
  • Media planner
  • Sales representative
  • Research director

Jobs for advertising majors

It's a good time to be an advertising major. For example, jobs for advertising sales agents are expected to increase 27.7 percent by 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With a degree in advertising from Marquette, you’ll have all the tools you need to find the job of your dreams. Marquette advertising majors have recently landed jobs with the following employers:

  • BVK, Milwaukee
  • Chicago White Sox
  • Draftfcb
  • Laughlin Constable
  • Cramer Krasselt
  • Starcom
  • Walt Disney World
  • Entertainment Tonight
  • Hyatt Hotels

Additional resources for careers in advertising