Unleash your creativity and captivate audiences with a marketing degree from Loras College. With a Loras Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing, you’ll learn high-impact strategies to promote brands, understand consumers, and drive business success. Channel your inner genius to capture attention. Analyze data to unlock insights.

Build compelling brand stories and experiences. Be the force that transforms brands and revenues. With diverse career paths from advertising to analytics and public relations, you’ll find your niche. Make your mark with a marketing degree that empowers you to think big, get creative, and steer strategy. The future of business is in your hands!

Explore Internships & Careers

Internship opportunities offer real-world experiences. You can complete internships for academic credit or non-credit. Many students choose to complete both.

  • McGraw Hill
  • Crescent Electric
  • Dubuque Chamber of Commerce
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Nike
  • Leo Burnett
  • Cottingham & Butler, Kunkel & Associates
  • Kunkel & Associates

You will be prepared for a variety of interesting careers:

  • Marketing Analyst
  • Business Development Representative
  • Sales Representative
  • Account Executive
  • Merchandising
  • Social Media Specialist

Course Highlights

Consumer Behavior

Provides the student with a usable, managerial understanding of consumer behavior, particularly as it relates to sales, marketing, advertising and promotion management. Consumers are studied in four ways: as individuals, as decision-makers, as members of a group, and as members of a culture.

Principles of Marketing

A managerial approach that integrates the theory and concepts a marketing manager must comprehend in order to make effective decisions. Special attention is given to the areas of product, place, promotion and pricing.

Marketing Ethics

Make effective and morally acceptable marketing decisions, especially in the areas of product, place, pricing, and promotion, and the moral issues related to them. Students will consider the following questions: how can a marketer identify ethical issues? How can a marketer apply different ethical theories to a marketing decision? What should a marketer do when faced with a moral dilemma?

Master of Science in Applied Analytics

Pair your marketing degree with our Master of Science in Applied Analytics. In as little as one year, you can complete your master’s degree and apply the latest methods and technologies in gathering, reporting, and analyzing data.

Clubs & Orgs

We have a variety of opportunities for you to get involved from the moment you set foot on campus.

Integrated Communications Club
Marketing Club
Phi Beta Lambda-Business Club
PR Club
Finance Club

Straight Talk from a Duhawk

The faculty were absolutely amazing. I really enjoyed all my professors. They all made me feel welcome at Loras College. They also all guided me to success.

— Darby (’21)

Meet Your Professors

Angella Donovan DBA

Angella Donovan  DBA

Assistant Professor of Marketing

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