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 Certificate in Sales  and Certificate in Advertising  programs 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  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.

Qualified juniors and seniors have a chance to work on internships with local businesses, enroll in our study abroad programs in London and China, Prague and Budapest, and Barcelona/Madrid, 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.

Marketing and Real Estate Programs & Degrees

The Marketing and Real Estate Department offers six programs; Marketing (B.B.A.), Marketing (Minor), Real Estate (B.B.A.), Advertising Certificate, Sales Certificate, and a Sustainable Business Certificate. 


Contact Information

Dr. Salil Talpade, Chair

Tabitha Curson, Departmental Assistant

(678) 839-6318
(678) 839-5041

Miller Hall