Marketing Education is designed to prepare you for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in marketing through:
- Classroom instruction.
- Experiential education.
- Student internships.
- Leadership and personal development by participating in leadership organizations.
Marketing Education Pathways
Below are the four Career Pathways in Marketing Education:
Career Chart and Key - The full list of occupations included in the Career Chart was defined by the Utah Department of Workforce Services and represents a large majority of the workers in Utah. Occupations were then organized into eight sections to suggest the Area of Study most related to preparing for those occupations.
Student Leadership Organization
DECA is a secondary education association of marketing students that promotes leadership development, service to the community, and vocational understanding. DECA is involved in:
- Service projects
- Leadership conferences
- Regional, state, and national competitions
- Leadership and employability skills
- Time management
- Effective communication
- Problem solving skills
Each course in marketing prepares you to advance toward higher education, as well as acquire immediate job skills. Students learn how to become productive employees and gain the academic skills to increase their earning potential while still in high school.
After high school, it is critical that you build on what you have already learned and obtain additional training, a certificate, or a degree at a post-secondary institution.
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards provide applicants with more than a 50 percent chance of receiving approximately $1,700 in tuition awards this year and possibly even more the next. Would you spend four hours compiling a portfolio to receive $1,700? That's the reality of students applying for the over 110 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.