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Admission Possible: Business

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 | 3-4:30 p.m.

Put your skills to work with a Business degree from WCTC! Try out fun, interactive activities in in-demand careers including Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Marketing and Quality Management at this event in our Admission Possible series.

Degree Type

63-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code


Time to Degree

2 years

Start Date

August / January / June

How You'll Learn


8-Week Courses


Marketing plays a fundamental role in business by creating, communicating and delivering products or services. In this dynamic, hands-on program, gain a comprehensive understanding of business and marketing fundamentals. Develop skills in advertising, customer service, communication, sales and strategy. Explore the latest trends and technology in digital and experiential marketing.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: August 5, 2024

Spring 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: April 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

Summer 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: June 3, 2024

* Submit all checklist items by the application deadline. Apply early; deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any PC

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading, writing and math skills:
      • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
      • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
      • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
      • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Enrollment Counselor.


Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at

If you are a reliable, top-notch communicator, have good analytical skills, are creative and can work at a fast pace, a marketing career may be right for you. Those working in this field must focus on their audience to ensure the product or service they are promoting adds value to the client.

  • Inside Sales Representative
  • Business Development Representative
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Territory Business Manager

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

$46,900 – $100,000+ annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?


Innovative, application-based curriculum uses real companies for case studies and simulations. Students use cutting-edge technologies to create impactful presentations.


WCTC’s nationally-recognized Business Student Organization - Collegiate DECA provides opportunities for travel to professional business conferences, leadership events and case competitions.


The Marketing Emerging Leaders program provides unique learning experiences outside of the classroom with marketing leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Program Pathway

Earn certificates, technical diplomas and/or industry credentials along this pathway. Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses for higher wages and job advancement.

Marketing Pathway

Earn credit for prior learning for the college-level knowledge and skills that you've already acquired through advanced high school classes, previous ollege coursework, self-study, military training work or volunteer experience.

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Associate Degree
  • Marketing (this program)

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

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High School Dual Credit

Dual enrollment offers high school students an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields while earning college credits.

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Credit for Prior Learning

You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired through prior coursework, work experience and more.

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Transfer Opportunities After WCTC

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

College Program Name Credit Awards
Concordia University - WisconsinBS Marketing64
Lakeland UniversityBA Business Administration (Marketing or Cooperative Education)Junior standing, 20% tuition discount
Marian UniversityBS Marketingup to 66, 10% tuition discount
Marquette UniversityBS Marketingup to 63
Mount Mary UniversityBA Communications: Integrated Marketingfull program
Mount Mary UniversityBA Communications: Public Relationsfull program
College Program Name Credit Awards
Western Governors UniversityBS in Business Administration Accounting, Human Resource Management, Business Administration IT Management, Business Admin Management, Business Administration Marketing, Finance, Healthcare Admin, or Supply Chain & Operations Management60+


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