How To Earn A Degree In Marketing Online As an expert in marketing, I occasionally receive questions from younger adults who would like information on how to earn a degree in marketing as well as the best way to pick an online school. I personally received my marketing degree online about 7 years ago, and I have helped a few of my friends obtain their online marketing degrees. In many ways, I am the right person to come to for advice on pursing a degree in marketing. Allow me to share a bit of what I tell those who come to me for advice about marketing courses online. When it comes to finding the right school for a degree in marketing, you first need to put together a list of potential colleges to attend. Use the internet to put together a list of the top 15 or 20 online colleges that you would like to attend. Make sure that every college has a good reputation, and that the marketing degrees are accredited. Once you have your list, you need to start narrowing down your selection. Start by calling these schools and asking about their tuition costs. While financial aid is always an option, you want to attend a school that fits within your budget. It is pointless to leave any colleges on your list that are outside your budget. Once you have removed some of these colleges due to tuition costs, then take a look at the location of these online schools and determine what you would prefer when it comes to location. Do you want an online school that is close to you? A school that you can potentially visit in person and ask questions? Or do you not care if the school is across the country? You should always take your needs into account when selecting the right school, and the location of the school is no exception. Finally, you want to pursue your degree in marketing from a school that has an experienced staff. With the power of the internet, you can search and find all sorts of information about your potential instructors as well as their teaching methods and their experience. Use this information to determine if these instructors would be a right fit for you. After you have completed this step, you should have a college or two that would be a good match for you, and you are well on your way to taking marketing courses online. Good luck!