B.S. Digital Marketing Technology

Are you interested in the digital side of marketing?
Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Careers and Salary Annual Employment Report
Delivery On Campus or Online

The future of digital marketing is rapidly changing and it has led to the creation of a new type of professional who understands marketing and the technology that drives a businesses marketing efforts. These professionals are sometimes called Marketing Technologists, but there are a number of other titles for people with these skills.

Marketing Technologists must be well versed in areas such as HTML5 / CSS3, web development, server applications, scripting, responsive design, usability, SEO, XML, analytics, social media, animation and multimedia. UW-Stout's Bachelors of Science degree in Digital Marketing Technology is designed to provide you with the skills and expertise necessary to thrive in the ever-changing digital world.

Inspiring Graduate: Holly Solomon

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The program's multi-disciplinary approach combines applied theory and hands-on learning to explain digital marketing strategies, tactics and tools, including the:

  • Creation of original content that employs marketing research to achieve organizational goals for digital distribution.
  • Development of web applications utilizing industry standard markup, protocols and languages.
  • Evaluation of processes related to user analysis, design, development, and implementation.
  • Use of data to support dynamic user interaction with digital content.
  • Design and implementation of information and navigation plans using the principles of information architecture.

Whether you are a recent high school graduate, two-year transfer student or looking to change careers, our highly flexible program will prepare you for a career as a marketing communications specialist, media planner, market research analyst, social media specialist, web developer, webmaster, multimedia developer, marketing strategist, SEO diagnostics consultant, e-commerce manager, creative developer or web traffic analyst.

Objectives & Outcomes

Upon the completion of the program, the student will attain the following outcomes:

  1. Create original content for digital distribution in a manner that employs marketing research to achieve organizational goals.

  2. Develop web applications utilizing industry standard markup, protocols, and languages.

  3. Demonstrate and employ the use of data to support dynamic user interaction with digital content.

  4. Write, assemble and or develop scripting artifacts that affect the behavior level of digital content.

  5. Design and implement information and navigation plans using the principles of information architecture.

  6. Analyze, implement and evaluate outward facing communication systems and their usage.

  7. Employ and evaluate processes related to user analysis, design, development, and implementation.

  8. Select, examine, implement and evaluate the use of enterprise systems and how they function toward achieving enterprise objectives.

  9. Distinguish between the functions of various digital communication channels and select solutions appropriate to the needs of the organization and the end users.

Career Opportunities

This multi-disciplinary degree focuses on the marketing technology. The program emphasizes the application of theory to practice and will require a cooperative work experience with an approved employer. The program's professional core (41 credits) draws from a number of academic disciplines including

  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Cross Media Graphics Management
  • Management 

Students will take elective courses from these disciplines and have added flexibility to develop a secondary area of vertical depth. Using those flexible credits to achieve a minor will be encouraged. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first B.S. degrees in Digital Marketing Technology offered in the United States.  

Employment

UW-Stout's Digital Marketing Technology program responds directly to the rapidly evolving needs of the marketing field in a digital world. Organizations demand a new set of marketing skills as they move from traditional to digital marketing strategies. Program graduates can find employment as:  

  • Marketing Managers
  • Search Marketing Strategists
  • Green Marketers
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • A host of new jobs that are emerging as a result of the changes taking place

Time to Degree

Full-time students averaging 15 credits per semester will be able to complete the degree in four years. Additionally, UW-Stout offers a number of courses during winter and summer breaks that students may take to meet their four-year graduation schedule. Articulation agreements with UW Colleges and other two-year schools may allow transfer students to complete the degree in as little as two years.

DMT Advisory Board

2018 DMT Advisory Board

  • Courtney Barvels, Process Engineering
    Olympus Group
  • Jordan Bauer, Digital Marketing Specialist
    Versique
  • Laurie Boettcher
    Chippewa Valley Technical College
  • Jamie Chavez, Professional in the Field
    Northwest Technical College
  • Kathleen Cochran, Professor, COM
    Business Department
  • Casey Cornell, Marketing Specialist
    Connexioions Loyalty
  • Garrett Denny, Marketing Manager
    WIN
  • Dan Derosier, Vice Presdient/Co-founder
    Three Deep Marketing
  • Matthew Gonnering, CEO 
    Widen
  • Dominic Gruetzmacher, Professional in the Field 
    Northwest Technical College,
  • Tom Kaneshige, Content Director, LOB 
    Penton
  • Stephaine Pronschinske, Ecommerce Marketing Coordinator
    Big Dot of Happiness
  • Ben Stroinski, Owner/Creative Director, Satellite Six,
    LLC
  • Tony Tellijohn, Managing Partner, Akton Interactive, President
    MNSearch
  • Rachel Vavricek 
    Freelance Digital Marketer 
  • Joe Wetzel, Professional in the Field
    Fox Valley Technical College
  • Craig Yolitz, Vice President, Operations and Account Management
    Thomas Reuters-Findlaw
  • Lind Young, Assistant Director, Admissions 
    Transfer and Articulation

DMT Leadership Representatives

  • Byron Anderson, Professor, Information and Communications Technology, CSTEMM, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department
  • Ara Anger, Student Services Specialist, UW-Stout Online
  • Christopher Bendel, Professor, CSTEMM, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
  • Kevin Tharp, Program Director, Digital Marketing Technology, CSTEM, Apparel and Communications Technology Department
  • Diane Christie, Professor, CSTEMM, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
  • Katherine Edenberg, Assistant Professor, CACHSS, English and Philosophy Department
  • Robert Fraher, Associate Professor, CACHSS, School of Art and Design
  • Terry Mason, Associate Professor, CSTEMM, Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Kevin McDonald, Professor, COM, Business Department
  • Julia Paur, Senior Marketing Specialist, University Advancement
  • Heidi Radeneck, Outreach Program Manager, UW-Stout Online
  • Steve Schlough, Professor, Information and Communication Technology, CSTEM, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department
  • Debbie Stanislawski, Professor, CEHHHS, SOE Instruction Department
  • Evan Sveum, Senior Lecturer, Information and Communication Technology, CSTEM, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department

After co-ops, digital marketing majors excited to begin careers

After a summer Cooperative Education Program experience, they can’t wait to earn their college diplomas and start their careers.
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Get Your Digital Marketing Technology Degree Online

Whether you aspire to work as a marketing, social media or web technologist this fully online bachelor’s degree offers you the flexibility to combine your professional competencies with communication skills.

Online Program Highlights

  • Courses delivered 100% online by full-time faculty
  • Consistent Fall, Spring, and Summer program course offerings
  • Support from Adult Student Services Coordinators and Distance Librarians

Our full-time tenured or tenure-track program faculty have worked to create an enhanced learning environment that provides you with multiple opportunities to plan, create, and produce content in written and interactive media.

Online Costs, Application and Transfer Information

Costs

  • $334 per undergraduate credit  — customized instruction rate 
    (pending approval)

Financial Aid
Students who are attending another institution, but are planning to receive their degree from UW-Stout, may be eligible to receive aid from UW‐Stout. In these cases, UW‐Stout is considered the Home Institution and the other campus is considered the Visiting Institution.

Application

To apply for the online Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Marketing Technology, you need to apply to UW-Stout.

Transfer Students

Note: When filling out the application form, be sure to make a note in the student comment section that you intend to apply to the "online program." 

 

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