Ads and advertising allow businesses to communicate with potential customers through the use of media of all forms including newspapers, online banners, or highway billboards. Students interested in learning how to effectively market a product or service can use these advertising skills in a wide range of settings, which makes this degree a popular and exciting career path.
Students pursuing a degree in advertising typically take classes in communication, psychology, semiotics, and multimedia studies. These classes can cover topics like product placement and subliminal messaging, which are key tenets of ads in the modern world.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that opportunities in advertising and marketing could grow by 10 percent in the next decade, with about 30,000 jobs created during that period.
The University of Texas at Austin offers 4 Advertising degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 335 Advertising students graduated with students earning 283 Bachelor's degrees, 44 Master's degrees, 5 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Miami Coral Gables, FL||16 : 1||17,811|
|University of Georgia Athens, GA||18 : 1||38,920|
|The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX||20 : 1||51,090|
|University of Florida Gainesville, FL||21 : 1||52,407|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL||22 : 1||51,605|
|University of Denver Denver, CO||17 : 1||12,931|
|Michigan State University East Lansing, MI||20 : 1||49,809|
|Syracuse University Syracuse, NY||20 : 1||22,850|
|University of Oregon Eugene, OR||20 : 1||22,517|
|University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia, SC||24 : 1||35,364|
|Washington State University Pullman, WA||25 : 1||31,607|
|University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE||19 : 1||25,390|
|Boston University Boston, MA||18 : 1||33,720|
|Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX||16 : 1||11,824|
|Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX||15 : 1||11,024|
|Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX||23 : 1||38,742|
|The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN||18 : 1||29,460|
|University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus Norman, OK||22 : 1||28,079|
|Temple University Philadelphia, PA||24 : 1||38,794|
|Pepperdine University Malibu, CA||22 : 1||8,824|