Welcome! The Department of Marketing serves one of the largest student bodies on the OSU campus and is home to experienced and dedicated professors, who have a national reputation for scholarship and teaching excellence. We are also the home of the Center for Social and Service Marketing.
Marketing is an exciting career. As a marketing major you join one of the most popular majors at OSU and at most universities. The reasons for this popularity are many. There are many job opportunities for marketing majors. It has been estimated that marketing and marketing related jobs constitute about 30 percent of all U.S. jobs. Marketing careers provide a wide variety of activities, significant responsibility and tremendous opportunities to interact professionally with other people. A marketing career is often considered one of the best training grounds to the top level of corporations.
The faculty and the university provide the foundation for learning in the classroom. However, the degree of learning and professional development that you achieve is up to you. Take advantage of every opportunity to excel. Work hard in your classes. Get involved in significant extracurricular activities. If you work part-time, try to find jobs that will enhance your understanding of marketing. If any of the marketing faculty can be of assistance to you in your professional development please stop by and visit with us.