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Marketing

Explores the stages of successfully developing and introducing a product to the public, while engaging students with practice in all sectors of the economy.

MC’s marketing degree is designed for students seeking in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of modern marketing.

To build students' marketing toolset, professors implement a comprehensive business curriculum that nurtures critical thinking skills, encourages teamwork and provides a global perspective of marketing. 

Marketing students gain practical experience through internship opportunities and coursework involving hands-on projects. By conducting real marketing research, developing actual advertising campaigns, and running a business through computer simulation, students learn practical, real-world skills which prepare them for real-world success.

High-Tech Facilities

Mississippi College’s School of Business is located in Self Hall, a state-of-the-art learning facility. Recently updated with a multi-million dollar renovation, Self Hall features building-wide wireless internet and up-to-the-minute stock tickers displayed throughout the building. Classrooms offer stadium-style seating and high-tech learning tools. Labs are equipped with up-to-date computer technology and specialized software for business applications.

Group Projects and Hands-On Practice

Sometimes the best way to learn is by doing. MC School of Business students gain experience through real-world problem-solving, collaborating on in-class projects and addressing challenges modeled after real business cases.

Collaborations with Corporate Partners

The School of Business partners with local, national and international businesses to provide benefits to our community and valuable learning opportunities to students like you. These organizations include State Farm Insurance, Regions Bank, M & F Bank, Trustmark Bank, KPMG LLP, Horne LLP, Bancorp South, Bank of Brookhaven, BKD LLP and many more. Students benefit from great opportunities for informational interviews, career services, networking events and desirable internships.

Classrooms Across the World

In today’s business environment, travel experience and an international outlook are important. Build on your business training with a global outlook at MC. Mississippi College offers study abroad programs in Costa Rica, France, London, Austria, Seoul, and Spain. You can take classes and earn credit while strengthening your language skills and broadening your cultural horizons.

Marketing

As a marketing major, you’ll take courses in topics such as:

  • Market research
  • Consumer behavior
  • Marketing communications
  • Marketing strategy
  • Retail & e-commerce
  • Advertising & promotion
  • Sales techniques

As a marketing major, you can pursue an additional career track in Advertising and Promotion, Healthcare Marketing, or Entrepreneurship by completing an additional 12 hours of credit in your chosen area of concentration.

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Find the Internship for You

Marketing majors at MC are competitive candidates for internships, giving students great opportunities to build their resumes and their business skills. Recently, students have interned at: 

  • Celia Barrett Design, LLC
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Mangia Bene (a local restaurant)
  • Banana Republic
  • The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Community Programs
  • The Mississippi Development Authority
  • Baptist Health Systems
  • Lindy Fishing Tackle
  • Home of Grace (a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program)
  • Plastic and Hand Surgery Associates
  • Jackson Academy

Take the next step

We’d love to connect with you to help you begin your journey to becoming a
Mississippi College graduate. Visit campus, request info, or apply today.