Infographic: What Can You Really Do with That New Marketing Degree?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. students earned 36,095 degrees in marketing between 2009 and 2010.

So what is a bright, young college grad with a marketing degree supposed to do in such a crowded, competitive, talent-rich business environment today?

Gwen Teckel of says the possibilities are numerous.

“The job outlook in marketing is also strong,” Teckel writes on the The Degree 360 blog. “According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: for example, market research analysts and marketing specialists are number 17 on the list of occupations with the highest projected growth from 2010 to 2020.”

A new infographic from OnlineDegrees examines popular careers and major employers as well as some thriving industries and “hot locations” for marketing pursuits. You can check it out below.