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Advance your career with an A.S. in Sales & Marketing

CCU's Associate of Science in Marketing and Sales is a two-year degree program that will provide you with an introduction to the fields of marketing and sales. Marketing begins by understanding consumer behavior and discovering customers’ needs, then developing marketing strategies and tactics to satisfy those needs.

The marketing courses at CCU will give you the knowledge and communication skills you need to succeed in a variety of sales and marketing-related entry-level positions, including career opportunities in sales representatives, sales managers, marketing associates, professional selling, retail management, and more.

Program Focus

Marketing principles; consumer behavior; and advertising, promotion, and public relations

Every organization in today's competitive business environment — whether a large corporation, medium-size firm, small business, international nonprofit, or government agency — needs to be able to successfully market to their target audience or customer.

At CCU, our A.S. in Sales and Marketing Degree will help you learn the holistic value of marketing through market research, marketing communications, marketing management, and the development of an actionable marketing plan, including merchandising and pricing, all taught from a Christian perspective.

    • 60 credit hours (15 in major core)
    • Courses are taken one at a time and are typically completed in five-week blocks
    • CCU's generous transfer credit policies help you accelerate your degree
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • Admissions for Adult Undergraduate and Degree Completion Students

    For adult students interested in beginning or completing their undergraduate degree, the College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University offers a variety of flexible educational opportunities. These include bachelor's degree programs that open new doors for your career, associate degree programs to help you build a strong foundation, and certificate programs to give you that extra edge.

    Admission Requirements

    • Complete the adult undergraduate application online.
    • Provide your enrollment counselor with a copy of your state-issued driver's license or a state-issued identification card. This ID must include your photo and be within the expiration date. If you are an international student, visit our international student admissions page for more information or contact your enrollment counselor with any questions.
    • Submit proof of your high school graduation or completion. This must be your high school transcript with graduation date, a copy of your high school diploma, or a copy of your high school equivalent certificate (GED).

    Submit Related Application Materials To:

    To submit application-related materials that were not already submitted through the online application, email them to or mail to:

    Colorado Christian University
    Attn: Registrar's Office/Transcripts
    8787 W. Alameda Ave.
    Lakewood, CO 80226

    Admission to Licensure Programs

    Admission to a licensure program in the College of Adult and Graduate Studies does not guarantee licensure at the completion of the program. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure they meet all licensure requirements, which often includes a background check.

    For students who may wish to seek licensure, CCU has provided professional licensure disclosures to aid students in determining specific state requirements for professional licensure. Each state makes the final determination if an individual is eligible to sit for licensure based on the rules and regulations of that state at the time a student applies for licensure.

    Admission Timelines

    Colorado Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers accelerated degree completion programs for adult students. Courses are typically offered in five-week blocks. You can enter CCU at the beginning of any adult studies course. This gives you the flexibility to start at virtually any time during the year. CCU operates on a standard semester time frame. Semesters include spring, summer, and fall.

    Non-degree Seeking Students

    If you wish to take courses in Colorado Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies without working toward a degree, you must apply for a Non-Degree Seeking program on CCU's Adult Undergraduate Admission Application. Please see the Non-Degree Seeking Students website for details

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      If you have questions, contact an Enrollment Counselor by calling 303-963-3311. Our experienced, professional enrollment counselors are here to guide you as you consider going back to college and are equipped to serve the enrollment needs of adult students.

    • I'm ready to apply.

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Complete an associate degree in Marketing and Sales in two years or less!

The 60-hour associate degree in Marketing and Sales can be completed in less than two years, even without any prior coursework. However, you can complete your study faster if you already have college, military, or technical credits. Find out how many transfer credits you may be able to receive!

What can you do with an associate degree in Marketing and Sales?

The Marketing and Sales associate degree will prepare you for entry-level careers in sales and marketing, such as direct marketing, business-to-business marketing, and digital marketing, including email and social media marketing. You'll understand the principles of marketing and develop critical-thinking skills that work both the left and right sides of your brain, improving your ability to think creatively and strategically.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employment for advertising, promotions, and marketing managers will grow 10% from 2021-2031.

In addition, the associate degree program will provide the fundamentals and a solid foundation for further career advancement in areas like business communication and entrepreneurship if you continue to complete your bachelor's degree in a related field. All 60 credit hours of courses from the Marketing and Sales associate degree may be applied to the Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Sales at CCU.

Flexible options and benefits for adult learners

  • The marketing program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
  • Class format: 100% online.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also marketing professionals.
  • Students take one class at a time, in five-week blocks.

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State Exclusions for Online Students

Colorado Christian University is required by the U.S. Department of Education to be in compliance with state laws regarding where we can offer distance and/or online education. The College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University offers courses to online students in all states with some exceptions for specific academic programs.

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