If you’re a strategic thinker and a creative problem-solver, then advancing in a career in marketing could be a good choice for you. Marketing is a diverse field that involves in-demand skills desired by top employers, large and small. It’s also a growing field, particularly in the digital realm. Successful marketers will be analytical, creative and know how to leverage technology. The University of Wisconsin–Madison is ranked #9 in the U.S. for undergraduate marketing programs by U.S.News & World Report, 2021.
The Business Administration–Marketing program provides a robust foundation in business. From the highly ranked Wisconsin School of Business, you will gain valuable skills in communication, collaboration, creativity, relationship building and planning. You will learn to implement strategies related to product, place/distribution, price and promotion; analyze market segments and generate effective plans; leverage relevant sources to determine and support marketing actions; and apply analytical rigor to decisions.
Graduates pursue a variety of careers in marketing, including brand/product management, marketing research/analytics, sales management, advertising, business-to-business marketing, digital and social media, consulting, and supply chain management. You could be a product manager, social media strategist or market research analyst, among other dynamic jobs.
To be considered for UW–Madison Online you must be a transfer student. A transfer student is anyone who has attended another college or university after graduating from high school and wishes to enroll in an undergraduate degree program at UW–Madison.
In order to be eligible for transfer admission for UW–Madison Online, you must have completed at least 12 transferable semester hours of college-level work. AP, A-Level, IB, and CLEP cannot be used toward the 12 transferable credit requirement.
Freshman applicants are not eligible for admission to UW–Madison Online. A freshman includes anyone who is currently a student in high school or who has not taken college coursework since graduating from high school. See Ready to Be a Badger.