Marketing & Sales Technology

The Associate of Applied Business degree in Marketing and Sales Technology equips students with the technical skills required to fill entry-level positions in distributive business areas such as retailing, wholesaling, and related services. The program also provides emphasis in advertising and fashion.

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Students who have successfully completed the requirements for the associate degree in Marketing and Sales Technology may:

  • Enter the workforce at entry-level positions in distributed business areas including retailing, sales, industrial distribution and fashion.
  • Enter a bachelor's degree program in Organizational Supervision. This program is designed specifically for students with an earned associate degree from an accredited institution or junior standing at The University of Akron.
  • Transfer (step up) to the College of Arts & Sciences for an additional two years of coursework leading to a bachelor's degree in Communication or Fashion Merchandising.

We offer the following educational pathways to our students:

Associate Degrees

Advertising (64-65 crs)

Fashion (64 crs)


Advertising (16 crs)

Marketing & Sales - General (21 crs)


Minor degrees will be awarded only at the time a student receives a baccalaureate degree and only if the overall GPA for the minor courses is at least a 2.0

Marketing & Sales (21 crs)