Accelerated Associate's Degree in Marketing

Your future Marketing Career is one of the most dynamic fields in business today. Every organization, whether large or small, needs marketing to effectively create, distribute, price and promote products and services. The field of marketing continues to grow and provide unique career opportunities. Gain valuable knowledge and experience as you tackle real world business problems and learn the strategies necessary to help business grow and thrive.

Designed to fit busy lives, Madison College's Accelerated Marketing program will simplify your schedule and make the most of your time! You will be able to complete a marketing course every 6 weeks allowing you to earn your degree by taking one course at a time and attending school just one evening per week.

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Schedule of Classes

Students entering the Accelerated Marketing program will complete 3 marketing classes (9 credits) per semester and 1 marketing class (3 credits) each in interim and summer term while attending school one night per week.  These marketing classes will continue to "roll out" in a prescribed order until completed. Students will also be required to take 2 marketing classes online or outside the cycle (Ecommerce in Marketing and Marketing Technology Applications) on their own time.  Related study requirements and electives may be taken at any time, and most are offered in the accelerated format.

Marketing Curriculum (PDF)

Cycle 10 Fall 2014 Accelerated Marketing Revised Schedule (PDF, 92KB)

Cycle 11 Fall 2015 Accelerated Marketing Schedule (PDF, 139KB)

Marketing Related Study Req and Approved Electives Spring 2015 (PDF, 295KB)

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Requirements for Admission

  • High school diploma, HSED or GED with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or equivalent or Completed COMPASS or College transcript showing an Associate's, Bachelor's or higher from an institution other than Madison College.
  • Completion of the Orientation to Online and Accelerated Learning
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of full-time work experience is strongly recommended.

Also, please be sure you are familiar with the Accelerated Standards and Expectations (PDF).


The Accelerated Marketing program is available at the Truax campus.  This program runs year-round with new cycles beginning each fall.

If you need assistance, you may contact:

Holly Mercier, Lead Instructor, Marketing-Accelerated
Phone: 608-246-6558