B.S. Digital Marketing Technology

Are you interested in the digital side of marketing?
Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus

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 business's marketing efforts. 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.

Learn about digital technology, web development, responsive design, usability, SEO, analytics, social media and multimedia. / UW-Stout

Digital Marketing 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. 

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Program Overview

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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.

"Digital Marketing Technology is the future. You will be pushed, you will find success and you will be rewarded."

-- Abby Fawcett
B.S. Digital Marketing Technology

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Application and Transfer Information

Application

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

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.

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." 

 

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.

Program Advisory Committee

DMT Advisory Committee

SaraAngerCareer Development ManagerCareer Services
CamiBangerLecturerUW-Stout Hospitality & Technology Innovation
BryanBartsCareer Services DirectorUW-Stout
AllexxBolanderField Operations Program AnalystJohnson Controls
AbbyFawcettDigital Marketing ProfessionalThomas-Reuters 
MarkFentonProgram DirectorBusiness Administration Program, UW-Stout
Kristal GerdesDepartment ChairHRTM Programs, UW-Stout
KarenHagerSenior Marketing Manager ActivationBobcat Company
BethanyHenthornCo-op Edu & Internship Program ManagerUW-Stout
DarylMcNuttOwnerNew Moon Ski & Bike
PatMeuersVice President, Web Delivery-Digital SolutionsFindLaw (Thomson Reuters)
ChadMonsonVice President, eCommerce & Digital MarketingEcoWater Systems, LLC
DaleMordOwnerRogue Productions
JuanRamirezRegional RecruiterFastenal
LauraReisingerAssistant ProfessorUW-Stout Hospitality & Technology Innovation
GregRettlerEcommerce & Digital MarketingArmor Animal Health
Jonathan RobinsonQuality Assurance Tes EngineersJAMF
TonyTellijohnManaging Partner - PresidentAkton Interactive, MNSearch, Professional in the Field
KevinTharpProfessorDigital Marketing Technology Program, UW-Stout
KateTravisDigital MarketerCollegis Education
PamVaverProgram Director- DMTDigital Marketing Technology program- UW-Stout
ScottVaverSenior Lecturer- BusinessUW-Stout
DanielFreedmanDean- CSTEMMUW-Stout 

B.S. Digital Marketing Technology Online

Our 100% online program is ideal if you're committed to living or working away from campus.

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