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Advertising Schools Help You Market Yourself

Some people have a knack for putting effective words with meaningful pictures to get their message across. If that describes you, you could shine in the field of advertising management. Training and classes from one of many accredited advertising schools can help you earn a certificate, diploma, or degree that will jump-start a rewarding career.

An advertising manager works either in-house (for that firm) or in an advertising agency (for many different clients). Advertising managers oversee all advertising and promotion activities. They supervise account executives who work directly with clients, creative employees who put together words and pictures to create an effective message, and media buyers who decide where and when to place the ads.

Advertising Classes Can Lead to a Lucrative Degree

In 2006, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that there were 47,000 advertising managers in the U.S. From 2006 through 2016, growth in this career field is expected to be slower than average--at approximately 6 percent, it will bring the total number of advertising jobs to about 50,000.

Although advertising job growth is slow, the median annual earnings of advertising managers in 2008 were $80,220, according to the BLS. There's lots of competition for lucrative full-time advertising management jobs. Applicants with an appropriate college degree, high creativity, and strong communication and computer skills are in highest demand.

To set yourself up for success in advertising, your best bet is to pursue a bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, art, or journalism. Your training and courses will likely include marketing, research, sales, communication, visual arts, and Web design. Businesses large and small are going global thanks to the Internet and other advances in communication, so learning a key foreign language will also be helpful. Other advertising workers, such as account executives and media buyers, may require only courses leading to a certificate or diploma.

Whatever area of expertise you choose, advertising school will be your first step on the road to success.

Advertising Schools

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The Art Institutes system of schools
With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.
Advertising (AS), Advertising (BS), Advertising (BFA) and more.
  • Decatur: One West Court Square Suite 110 Decatur, GA 30030
  • San Francisco: 1170 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Minneapolis: 15 South 9th Street Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Academy Of Art University
Academy of Art University, founded in 1929 by artists for artists, is the nation's largest accredited, private art and design university with over 18,000 students.
Bachelor-Advertising, Associate - Advertising, Coursework-Advertising and more.
  • San Francisco: 79 New Montgomery Street San Francisco, CA 94105

Liberty University
With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.
Master of Science in Marketing - Digital Marketing and Advertising, MS in Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media, DBA in Marketing and more.
  • Lynchburg: 1971 University Boulevard Lynchburg, VA 24502

Berkeley College
The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.
AAS, Marketing Communications, BS, Marketing Communications, BBA, Marketing Communications and more.
  • Brooklyn: 255 Duffield Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Paramus: 64 East Midland Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652
  • Little Falls: 44 Rifle Camp Road Little Falls, NJ 07424
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Heald College
Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.
Sales and Marketing, and more.
  • Honolulu: 1500 Kapiolani Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96814
  • Hayward: 25500 Industrial Boulevard Hayward, CA 94545

Strayer University
Continue your education with Strayer University.
AA: Marketing, MSM: Marketing Management Concentration, BBA: Marketing and more.
  • Columbus: 6003 Veterans Parkway Suite 100 Columbus, GA 31909
  • Raleigh: 3421 Olympia Drive Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Tampa: 4902 Eisenhower Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33634
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University of Phoenix
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
B.S. in Business/Marketing, BS in Business/Marketing, M.B.A. - Marketing and more.
  • Online: Online, WI
  • San Diego: 3870 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 310 San Diego, CA 92123
  • Pleasant Grove: 2174 West Grove Parkway Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
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Brandman University
Take a new step in your education with Brandman University.
BBA in Business Administration (Marketing), MBA in Business Administration (Marketing), and more.
  • Victorville: 13911 Park Ave Suite 100 Victorville, CA 92392
  • Roseville: 3001 Lava Ridge Court Suite 250 Roseville, CA 95661
  • San Diego: 7460 Mission Valley Rd. San Diego, CA 92108
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Western International University
Try your first two online courses for only $200 each with our Start Smart (SM) Offer.
Bachelor of Science in Business / Minor in Marketing, and more.
  • : , CA
  • Phoenix: 9215 N Black Canyon Highway Phoenix, AZ 85021

Remington College
Get hands-on training with Remington College.
BS in Business Administration - Marketing (Online), and more.
  • : , LA

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