If you are an analytical and creative people person, Gateway’s Marketing associate degree can help you begin an in-demand career in the field of marketing. Good marketing is a crucial part of business success, so gaining skills in sales, digital marketing, social media and marketing research makes you an ideal candidate in many industries. With your degree, begin a fast-paced career in advertising, digital strategy, sales, social media management or marketing coordination.

  • Get career-ready with flexible learning options, including in-person, virtual via Zoom and fully online coursework, focused on identifying and researching target markets, determining customer needs and the creation, distribution and promotion of products and services.
  • Boost your resume and network by joining Gateway’s award-winning Collegiate DECA student club or studying abroad as part of Gateway’s International Education program.
  • Earn a certificate in Digital Marketing - Social MediaMarketing-Sales or Sports and Event Marketing and focus your career path based on your interests.
  • Graduate with a versatile skill set that could lead to a wide variety of careers, including brand specialist, digital marketing manager, marketing coordinator, PR specialist, sales representative, social media specialist or marketing analyst.
  • Earn your bachelor’s in Marketing by transferring your associate degree credits toward any of the 21 universities with which Gateway has Marketing articulation agreements and spend less on your education.
Program Credits



Elkhorn Campus, Kenosha Campus, Racine Campus, Online

Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $10,150
Books & Supplies: $4,732

Start Dates


Salary Outlook


Career Opportunities: Communications Specialist, Marketing Analyst, Sales Representative, Customer Service Agent, Marketing Communication Associate, Social Media Associate

Marketing Career Pathway

Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.