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Career Placement
  • 17 of "Fortune 100 best places to work" actively recruit marketing majors.
  • 21 of Fortune 100 companies recruit marketing graduates.
  • The most recent year’s marketing graduates reported an annual starting salary of $47,068. 
Major Related Experience
  • Over 70% of recent JMU Marketing graduates participated in an intercollegiate marketing competition or went on an Experiential Learning tour with the college.
  • Approximately 81% of the recent marketing graduates participated in one of more internships while at JMU.
  • Over 35% of the marketing majors had two or more internships while at JMU.
  • As of 2018, 31% of Marketing majors participated in a study abroad program.
  • 19 Full-time College of Business Faculty
  • Award winning faculty:
    • Professor Richard Tate (2017 Otto Brenner Memorial Award).  READ MORE
    • Dr. Val Larsen (2018 Kenneth R. Bartee Award for Teaching Innovation) and Dr. Theresa B. Clarke (2018 Accenture Professional Service Award) READ MORE
Department Recognitions
  • 2017 Global Winners AdWord Business Award, Google Online Marketing Challenge Read More
  • Ranked Top University for Professional Sales by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) Read More
  • Marketing majors Austin Peck and Maggie Carney won the Sales Management Case Competition, which is part of the International Collegiate Sales Competition at Florida State University. Read More
  • JMU's marketing program has been ranked 1 out of 8 in the state of Virginia.Read More

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