School and Ranking Information
Most of the schools in or within ten miles of Santa Ana, CA, that provide marketing degree or certificate programs are private nonprofit or for-profit institutions. Based on school type, ranking and student population, the following college is considered a top school in Santa Ana for marketing programs:
- Winner: Santa Ana College is the largest and only public institution located in the city to provide marketing programs. The college offers a 2-year degree and a 1-year certificate in marketing. These programs are found in the school's business division.
School Info Chart
|Category||Santa Ana College|
|Ranking||#12 among top 100 national associate degree producers for Hispanic students by Community College Week (2013)*|
|Location||Santa Ana, California|
|School Type||2-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $1,142 (in state); $5,174 (out-of-state)**|
|Marketing Programs Offered||Certificate and associate's degree|
|Marketing Certificates and Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013||8**|
|Most Popular Marketing Level in 2012-2013||Certificate (5 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2010 Entering Class||23%**|
|Noteworthy||Fourth-oldest junior college founded in California*|
Sources: *Santa Ana College; **NCES College Navigator
Santa Ana College
- Online and on-campus formats available
- Integrates general business and marketing practices and principles
- Public Service Institute of the college's business division offers seminars in management, communication and self-improvement
Santa Ana College is a 2-year public college in the Rancho Santiago Community College District. The school's business division offers programs in international business and management, including human resource management and management for the entertainment industry, as well as marketing. Students can earn a certificate or an Associate of Arts in Contemporary Marketing.
The Associate of Arts in Contemporary Marketing program offers concentrations in 21st century marketing, advertising and distribution, international marketing or sales. Depending on the concentration selected, students could take courses in consumer behavior, international market research, distribution processes, pricing and promotions, public relations and marketing trends. A capstone course allows for hands-on training in simulated business settings.
The Certificate in Contemporary Marketing program contains all of the same coursework without the associate's-level general education requirements. Students can also pursue a Professional Selling or Advertising Certificate.