Associate in Applied Science in Marketing Design Specialist
Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

​The online Associate in Applied Science in Marketing Design Specialist degree program from Dakota County Technical College provides students with general marketing knowledge and skills including strategic planning, consumer buying behavior, event planning, sales, e-marketing, public relations, advertising, promotions, global marketing, product and service development, logistics, marketing research, and basic graphic design. Graduates are prepared to:

  • ​Design visual communications materials for marketing efforts
  • ​Determine strategies to reach their markets
  • ​Organize events
  • ​Plan advertising and promotional campaigns
  • ​Establish strong web presence for their organizations
  • ​Research to assist in market planning


Some courses may be hybrid or include on-campus components.

  • High school transcripts or GED certificate
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

The following states have not authorized DCTC to offer distance education to their residents:  Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missou