The marketing certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as part of the Marketing M.S. or stackable MBA. Whether you enroll in the marketing certificate on its own or stack it as part of the MBA or M.S., you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
The top-ranked Master of Science in marketing program at Saint Joseph's University provides students with the tools, theory and practical knowledge necessary for career advancement in marketing. A Marketing M.S. from Saint Joseph’s University will help advance your marketing career. You can complete the program in 1-2 years, online or on campus.
What is a Marketing M.S.?
As a student in Saint Joseph's University's master's in marketing program, you’ll cover topics such as:
- Consumer Behavior
- Marketing and Consumer Trends
- Marketing Analytics
- Marketing Research
You will have the opportunity to take what you learn and apply it to real-world experiences. The core curriculum is designed to develop essential marketing competencies, while the focus on analytics will help you collect and evaluate data to optimize your marketing campaigns.
Saint Joseph's Marketing M.S. program has also been recognized in U.S. News & World Report's 2022 rankings for graduate programs, placing it as one of the top 20 marketing graduate programs in the nation.
What Can You Do with a Marketing M.S.?
Whether you plan to pursue advertising and promotion, entertainment, music, sports marketing or a wide array of other sectors, Saint Joseph's University will provide the foundation necessary to enhance your marketing career. Graduates have gone on to pursue marketing jobs in the following roles:
- Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
- Advertising executive
- Brand manager
- Content creator
- Digital marketing manager
- Director of marketing analytics
Additionally, the Master of Science in marketing program at Saint Joseph’s University now offers a unique curriculum option through the marketing analytics track. Engage in real-time learning and help your organization make data-informed marketing decisions.
How Will a Marketing M.S. from Saint Joseph's University Enhance Your Career?
Throughout the program, you’ll have opportunities to interact with business leaders, work on live case studies and learn from top-notch faculty who are experts in the marketing field.
THE PHILADELPHIA ADVANTAGE
Earning your degree from a university with deep roots and connections to the nation’s sixth-largest city, Philadelphia, means you’ll have access to a valuable network. Home to many advertising, marketing and digital agencies and several of the nation’s Fortune 500 companies, there’s no shortage of opportunity here.
In addition to giving you a marketable skill set, Saint Joseph’s also provides specialized career counseling services for graduate business students. Whether you are just starting a marketing career or are looking to pivot into a new industry, we can help you with your next career move.
At a Glance
Full-Time: 1- 1.5 years
Part-time: 2 years (on average).
All students have the flexibility of 6 years to complete their degrees.
|Format||On Campus or Online (Depending on specialization)|
On campus: most classes are offered in 15-week sessions, with each class meeting one night per week.
Online: classes are normally offered in 8-week accelerated sessions, with most classes meeting “live” online one night per week.
|Profile of a Fellow Student|
While many of our students hold positions in the marketing area of their organization, we welcome students from all academic and professional backgrounds. No work experience is required to begin the program.
|Tuition||$1,140 per credit (2021-2022)|
For Master of Science in Marketing students specializing in International Marketing, this specialization culminates with a study tour course to complete your international business education. This course is a specially designed tour to varying locations which offers students a unique opportunity to study international marketing and develop a better understanding of the global marketing environment.
In addition to the normal tuition charge for the three-credit study tour course, students will also be charged a travel fee. This travel fee averages $4,000.
|Housing||SJU has on and off-campus housing options for adult and graduate students|
|Veterans||SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand the benefits available to you, and will support you during your educational career at SJU.|
|Career Development Center||The Career Development Center offers a host of resources including resume review, interview prep, on-campus career fairs and interviews, workshops and networking events.|
|Graduate Assistantships||Graduate assistantships offer tuition remission and stipend. Positions are available, but highly competitive. Once you apply, please note that all offices manage their hiring individually and will contact individual candidates if interested.|
*note - discounts cannot be combined.