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Award Types: AAS Degree
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 66 (AAS)

Do you thrive on creating solutions while working under pressure? At Southeast Tech, get to where you want to be in just two years with a Marketing degree. The adrenaline junkies of business, marketing professionals work in an exciting, multi-faceted career field. Able to work for nearly any industry, this profession is driven by deadlines, analysis, technology and creativity. If you enjoy working with different forms of media, analyzing data, multi-tasking, troubleshooting and creating solutions for business, marketing is definitely the career field for you! Flexibility is key to success in this field.

And at Southeast Tech, you can choose to complete your degree in one of two ways. Take it entirely online or traditional classroom style with Fridays off! 

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Interested in specializing? Check out these two emphasis options!

This degree is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program, meaning you can purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.



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Award Types: AAS Degree
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 66 (AAS)


Kim Weihe, MBA
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Kim has over 20 years of professional experience that includes sales, marketing and management for both nonprofit and corporate post-secondary institutions. She has worked extensively with nontraditional students as the director of evening courses and also as the director of a degree completion program where she advised and supported students returning to college to complete their degree.

She has taught at the post-secondary level for approximately 15 years and holds a post-secondary credential from the South Dakota Board of Education. As an instructor, Kim teaches many marketing and business classes such as Social Media, Selling, InDesign, and Business Law in both traditional and online formats.

Education: MBA, University of Sioux Falls; BS, Minnesota State University- Mankato
Brian Williams, MBA
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Brian has taught for Southeast Tech since 2004 and primarily teaches Marketing courses. Brian has over 25 years of professional experience in private sector and public sector management and marketing.

Education: MBA, University of Wyoming; BS, University of South Dakota
Bobbie Talcott, MED
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Bobbie began teaching at Southeast Tech in 1996, teaching classes in marketing, business communications, public relations, business law and works with students to find marketing internships.
She has a graduate degree in educational administration with an emphasis in career and technical education from South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota.

Bobbie has taught at the post-secondary level for approximately 21 years and holds a post-secondary credential from the South Dakota Board of Education. She is also a member of the SDSU honor society of Phi Kappa Phi.

She has also accrued extensive industry experience, having:  
• been employed as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Cedar Rapids, IA Chamber of Commerce
• been employed as the Marketing Director for Dakota Square in Minot, ND
• certified as a Lou Tice Management Trainer
• prepared students for business through Phi Beta Lambda as student advisor for Southeast Tech and served as the South Dakota State Advisor for PBL.

Bobbie’s professional mission statement is to educate students in all of her classes for employment opportunities and to develop classroom strategies that create and inspire an environment of lifelong learning.

Education: MEd, South Dakota State University; BS, Minot State University, Certified Trainer for Lou Tice Motivational Seminars, Certified Supervisory Management Trainer


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