Looking for a great career that combines creativity and analytical thinking? A career in marketing could be just what you’re looking for. Not only is marketing a very fast-growing industry, but it’s also a career that poses many unique challenges and allows you to use a lot of different skills on the job. Our 4+1 BBA/MBA Marketing program helps you learn the skills you need to start building or enhancing a marketing career. Our classes are led by marketing professionals who have years of experience working in the industry.
Marketers provide the link between businesses that have goods and services to sell and customers who want to purchase them. The marketing process involves a variety of activities, including research, strategic planning, product development, sales management and marketing communications.
Students in this program participate in active learning and demonstrate an understanding of basic business principles using case studies, business simulations, computer technology, spreadsheets, written reports, problem analysis, professional presentations, ethical values, a global perspective and human relations skills through individual and team activities in class and in business situations.
This degree offers a solid background in the concepts of marketing and business. A marketing degree can lead to a career in such areas as marketing management, marketing research, personal selling and sales management, retail merchandising and management and promotional strategy and management.
The Baker College 4+1 BBA/MBA Marketing program is a 5-year, IACBE-accredited program consisting of 141 credit hours (36 hours of major courses and 54 hours of business requirements). Our curriculum includes 30 general education credit requirements, digital marketing and strategy in a global environment.
I chose Baker for the curriculum. They look at what you’re going to need and a lot of MBAs are general. ...I felt that a lot of the things that I was doing in school, I could directly translate into what I was doing in the hospital.
Assuming a student will choose the MBA Business Administration major, upon completing a BBA Marketing degree, he/she will need to complete additional courses to receive an MBA degree. Students will have the option of choosing another major upon admission into the MBA program. If so, the academic plan will change accordingly.
Once admitted, you will be allowed to take up to 15 MBA credit hours in your junior and senior years to fulfill the Business Elective courses requirements. The MBA credit hours will apply toward both the BBA marketing degree and MBA requirements. Please contact the Enrollment Department for admission criteria and submit applications to the Center for Graduate Studies upon completion of 60 credits toward your BBA marketing degree. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.
Our quality-focused, market-driven and rigorous program curricula will establish and enhance core business knowledge and the ability to anticipate and react to societal changes, as well as provide students with technological proficiency, the ability to make ethical decisions and the communication skills that embody the professional acumen graduates need to make positive contributions to their chosen fields.
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The College of Business at Baker College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs, please visit https://iacbe.org/memberpdf/BakerCollege.pdf.
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