Major in Advertising

A degree in advertising from the Greenlee School will prepare you for a career in business and industry or for graduate education. You'll find career opportunities in professions requiring applied communication expertise as you develop skills in copy writing, media planning, multimedia production advertising creative and strategic communication and study the latest advertising trends and industry practices. Upon graduation, you'll be qualified for positions in the creative and account sides of advertising within businesses, agencies and media. The capstone professional internship experience, coupled with coursework that focuses heavily on writing, research and professional abilities provide opportunities for students to practice and refine their skills.

Greenlee School advertising students have interned at Flynn Wright, MARC USA, Hearst Digital, Gannett Digital, Leo Burnett Worldwide and many other agencies, businesses and media outlets.

All Greenlee majors are required to pass a grammar test prior to enrolling in JL MC 201: Reporting and Writing for the Mass Media. Learn more about the Poynter Institute Exam (PIE).

Minor in Advertising