Mike McCollough lecturing in his marketing course

Marketing, B.S.

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Moscow

College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS3161
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3161
Phone: (208) 885-6478
Toll free: (800) 960-3033
Email: cbe@uidaho.edu

Understanding Business and Consumers

In the marketing program, study how packaging, advertising, branding, social media and other factors influence consumer behaviors. Explore market research tools and learn how to use marketing tools such as product, price, place, and promotion to create effective marketing strategies. Through our nationally recognized Integrated Business Curriculum, gain practical knowledge and experience in marketing as well as in management, operations, finance and other business functions.


Fast Facts

  • College of Business and Economics is AACSB Accredited.
  • Hands-on learning programs give you a chance to practice classroom concepts in realistic business settings.
  • Faculty are nationally and internationally recognized.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Marketing/Creative director
  • Brand manager
  • Retail manager
  • Copywriter
  • Sales representative
  • Social media manager
  • Advertising account manager
  • Market research analyst
  • Product marketing manager
  • Entrepreneur/small business owner
  • Customer relations specialist
  • Public relations specialist
  • Communications coordinator
Salary

$67,360
to
$100,112

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Job Placement

A degree in marketing positions you for a variety of well-paying and challenging career opportunities. From large corporations to small nonprofits, qualified, creative marketing professionals are always in demand. Recent graduates have a reported starting annual salary of $43,000. Our graduates have been hired by major companies, including:

  • E. & J. Gallo Wines
  • Coldwater Creek
  • University of Idaho
  • Silverwood Theme Park
  • EntrePrises Climbing Walls
  • Enterprise Car Rental
  • Northwest River Supply
  • Micron Technology
  • Northwestern Mutual
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep Marketers are outgoing people. They are highly inquisitive and well versed in current trends and events. To be successful, you must master the art of persuasion, and also have the ability to research and analyze complex market data. If you’re interested in a career in marketing, you should be a natural leader, a creative thinker, an exceptional communicator, competitive, cooperative and persuasive. To prepare, take courses in high school that improve your communication and research skills.
Degree Roadmap A B.S. Business in Marketing has two options, and general marketing. This degree offers you an even more enhanced and customizable experience in the following areas:
Financial
Financial
Scholarships The College of Business and Economics has many scholarship opportunities for their students.  Learn more about the scholarship opportunities.  
Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning Students will have hands-on experiential learning opportunities to ensure your readiness for the real business world. These interactive programs give you practical experience and business know-how that will set you apart. Our signature programs include:
Clubs
  • American Marketing Association (AMA) Student Chapter: A national organization for students, academics and professionals. Join as early as your freshman year to learn about marketing career opportunities.
  • Mu Kappa Tau (MKT):  A national honor society that recognizes top marketing students who retain a 3.25 cumulative GPA. Membership provides many marketing career opportunities.
Internships Nearly half of CBE students gain relevant experience by completing an internship.  Find out more about CBE internship opportunities.