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Prospective students often have questions about the design of Master of Science in Marketing program. The two most common questions are about the program length and the difference between the MS Marketing program and an MBA program.

Program Length
The Master of Science in Marketing program will be offering a new program length:

  • 10.5 Month Program: Updated program begins June 2020.

Differences Between the MS Marketing Program and the MBA Program
Students who are considering a graduate degree in business often ask about differences between our program and the MBA program. The differences include:

  • Focus: The MS Marketing program is specifically designed for students with undergraduate degrees from a variety of majors who wish to concentrate their studies on marketing. The MBA program’s emphasis is on a wider range of business courses (such as finance and accounting).
  • Credit hour requirements: The MBA program requires students to take 48 credit hours regardless of their undergraduate major. The MS Marketing program is 36 hours.
  • Work experience: The MBA program requires students to have at least two years of work experience after earning an undergraduate degree. The MS Marketing program does not have this requirement, although relevant internship experience is recommended.