Welcome to the Department of Marketing and Real Estate at the University of West Georgia.
Our Marketing degree prepares students for a wide range of careers in Marketing, including Brand/Product Management; Sales Promotion; Sales Management; Personal Selling; Advertising; Public Relations; Retailing; Direct Marketing; International Marketing; and Marketing Research .
Our Real Estate degree prepares students for careers in all aspects of Commercial and Residential Real Estate, including Sales and Marketing; Appraising; Brokerage; Mortgage Banking; and Investment Analysis.
We also offer a Certificate in Sales and a Certificate in Advertising program which can be completed by business or non-business majors along with classes for their degree programs. These certificates can significantly enhance the chances of securing a job and succeeding in any sales or advertising related field.
A Marketing Minor or a Real Estate Minor (15 credit hours) is recommended for non-business majors interested in these fields of study. A double major is recommended for business majors interested in more than one area within business.
Working with the College of Education, two Master of Education Degrees are offered in Business Education. These degrees prepare students for careers in teaching, instructional service and leadership positions in secondary education, and for business positions requiring business/teaching backgrounds
Qualified juniors and seniors have a chance to work on internships with local businesses, enroll in our study abroad programs in London and China, and to join the local student chapter of the American Marketing Association (The Marketing Club). Our department is strongly committed to the university's philosophy of educational excellence in a personal environment, and our highly qualified faculty makes every effort to ensure the success of our students.