Advertising Communication and Design

at St. Cloud Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 71
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Advertising is a communications tool. The advertising student studies all the various forms of advertising mediums while developing the design skills and creative talent necessary to sell ideas, concepts and products. Innovation, confidence, organizational skills, and strong leadership skills are developed throughout the curriculum with a substantial focus on communications � oral, written, and interpersonal. Faculty strategically build projects, assignments, and activities into the curriculum that include the latest trends, tools, techniques, and innovations to help prepare students for the job market. Advertising is an exciting career choice with unlimited opportunity for creativity and job advancement.

Students are encouraged to participate in the professional organizations and clubs, including Collegiate DECA, AAF (American Advertising Federation) and The Northway Group (a student run in-house advertising agency). These opportunities are designed to broaden students knowledge and experience and further develop skills taught in the classroom.

Program Locations

  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College 56303

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
  • Median wage:$37.33/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Insurance Sales Agents
  • Median wage:$28.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • College Communications Teachers
  • Median wage:$60,869/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Advertising Sales Agents
  • Median wage:$24.24/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
  • Median wage:$31.29/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Median wage:$49.93/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives of Technical or Scientific Products
  • Median wage:$45.37/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Sales Engineers
  • Median wage:$45.47/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
1540 Northway Drive Saint Cloud, MN 56303 Toll-Free: (800) 222-1009 Local: (320) 308-5089 TTY: (320) 308-5988