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Marketing Requires Art & Science

Build digital media skills, learn to interpret vital data, and gain practical experience interning with national brands.

Robert P. Stiller School of Business 
Study Abroad
On-Campus Employment Opportunities
Pathway to Advanced Degrees 
Freeman Foundation Grant 

Well-told stories power markets. Be a storyteller.

Today’s world is full of digital content, so how do companies stay above the noise? Stories. People don’t remember statistics and data — they remember emotions and experiences that create a connection between them and a company’s products.

To increase engagement, and ultimately grow revenue, successful marketing teams use narratives backed by data to engage their audience and drive conversions.

What is Marketing?

Marketing studies explore the process of creating and delivering value to reach target audiences. From sales to product development, marketing is a key aspect of business that impacts all aspects of an organization. As a marketing student, you’ll dive into developing omni-channel media fluency, master marketing strategy, gain the know-how to make data-driven decisions, and assess the legal and ethical implications of strategic marketing plans.

Why Study Marketing at Champlain College?

We believe hands-on learning is the best way to prepare you for your future career. You’ll start taking marketing courses in your first semester—in fact, you’ll hold industry-standard certifications before your sophomore year. It is this early learning that makes our Marketing students highly sought interns; employers know you’ll hit the ground running.

You’ll work with real clients each year and interning with innovative Vermont businesses like Ben & Jerry’s, Burton Snowboards, NewBreed Marketing, and many more. By the time you graduate, your résumé will be full of professional experiences that will make you stand out from the job applicant crowd.

Work in the Global Marketplace

Champlain’s Marketing curriculum is designed to encourage a semester studying abroad. You’ll even have opportunities to take internships in other countries, fully immersing yourself in the local culture by experiencing the workplace.

Through an exclusive grant from the Freeman Foundation, our Marketing students have a chance to complete a summer internship in Asia at very little personal cost. The two primary destinations for students are Shanghai, China, and Kyoto, Japan, though you’ll find additional opportunities in various other cities and countries.

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Different by Design

Get Hands-On

You’ll work closely with/intern for real, innovative Vermont businesses like Ben & Jerry’s and Burton.

Built-In Certifications

Industry-standard credentials like HubSpot and Google Analytics are built right into your classes – you’ll graduate ahead of the curve.

Work With Clients

You’ll take on real client work in your sophomore year, learning vital skills such as how to create strategies, conduct research, develop social content, write marketing copy, and more.


of Marketing majors in the Class of 2023 were employed within six months of graduation. That’s success you can see.


According to, marketing professionals earn competitive salaries, reflecting the high demand for their specialized skills.


Projected growth of overall employment of market research analysts from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Sample Courses in the Marketing Major

Our Marketing curriculum is designed for students who are excited to learn the latest industry trends, tech, and practices in a dynamic and constantly evolving field. You’ll develop a foundation of knowledge and experience that will translate to any industry, and be prepared for the marketing jobs of tomorrow. Check out some of the engaging and hands-on courses in our program.

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Sarah Ramsey Strong Scholarship

The Sarah Ramsey ’12 Strong Scholarship is open to all students at the Stiller School of Business who wish to expand their professional and international experiences through study abroad or an overseas internship program during their junior or senior year.
The fund was established through gifts from family and friends in memory of Sarah Ramsey.

About the Scholarship

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Career Success

Marketing students graduate ahead of the curve with industry-standard certifications and experiences. 92% of Marketing majors in the Class of 2023 were employed within six months of graduation.

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By the time you graduate, you will …

  • Demonstrate mastery in marketing strategy by applying market research data, consumer behavior theory, and in-depth analysis to create a strong foundation for the development of a brand that resonates with stakeholders.
  • Exhibit multi-channel media fluency, applying communication skills including oral, written, visual, digital, and technological to successfully engage multiple stakeholders.
  • Intentionally utilize an ethical, analytic, data-driven approach to continuously improve marketing approaches.
  • Carefully evaluate and assess not only the legal but also the ethical implications of strategic marketing campaigns, as well as their own individual actions and decisions.
  • Stay up to date in relevant marketing disciplines through formal and informal learning opportunities; continuous observation, investigation, and exploration; and an appreciation for the rapidly changing nature of the field.

You’ll Find a Career In…

  • Digital Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Content Management
  • Directing Communications
  • Channel Marketing
  • Marketing Management

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