Career Technical Education

Marketing, Sales, & Services

The three pathways in this sector are Marketing, Professional Sales, and Entrepreneurship/Self-Employment. All three emphasize training to meet the growing need for marketing professionals with skills in communication, small business, self-employment, advertising, marketing strategies, product and service management, and promotion and selling concepts. These pathways provide a firm foundation for advanced education, entry to a career, and success in the global marketplace. All industry sectors include entrepreneurship and marketing, and therefore students in the Marketing, Sales, and Services sector have a variety of career options.

Department & Programs Offered

Business (BUS)

  • Business A.S. Degree and Certificates of Achievement

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Journalism (JOURN)

  • Journalism A.S Degree and Certificates of Achievement

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Gerlinde Brady
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Leslie De Rose
CTE Coordinator
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Job Market

Typical Position / Salary Per Year*

  • Market Research Analyst
    $48,171
  • Marketing Manager
    $122,024
  • Meeting/Event Planner
    $45,037
  • Travel Agent
    $35,577
  • Reporter and Correspondent
    $36,360

  • Technical Writer
    $70,240
  • *Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Statistics for Santa Cruz County, 2014 First Quarter Wages.

    Occupational & Career Information
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