What is the course all about?
The course is a 2 years program in the field of marketing. The candidates enrolled for the course can either have a Master of Science (MS) in Marketing or can also apply for a dual degree MBA-MS in marketing. Additionally, students get an elective degree in any of the chosen subjects from list availability.
  • The course takes 24-months to complete which is 36 credit hours.

  • 1. Undergraduate degree
    2. Baccalaureate degree from a U.S. accredited institution
    3. Online Application with USD 50 application fee
    4. Official transcripts
    5. Certificate of Finance
    6. Passport
    7. Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above
     
    English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English Proficiency test scores are mentioned below
    English Test
    Minimum Score Required
    IELTS
    Minimum 6.5
    TOEFL
    iBT 80 or PBT 575
    Pearson Treat of English Academic
    Minimum 53
    Cambridge Academic English
    176
  • 36 credit hours is required which includes one the subjects stated by university. Additionally, the course also has 12 hours of elective credit, which can be chosen according to interest of the candidates.However, for dual MBA-MS degree it requires 51 credit hours.

  • There are both online as well on-campus course available with the university.

  • Intake
    Start Date
    Application Deadline
    I-20 Request Deadline
    Begin Course Registration
     Fall 1, 2019
     August 19, 2019
     June 7, 2019
     June 21, 2019
     April 8, 2019
     Fall 2, 2019
     October 21, 2019
     August 9, 2019
     August 23, 2019
     April 8, 2019
     Spring 1, 2020
     January 6, 2020
     October 25, 2019
     November 8, 2019
     October 28, 2019
     Spring 2, 2020
     March 16, 2020
     January 8, 2020
     January 17, 2019
     October 28, 2019
     Summer 2020
     May 25, 2020
     March 16, 2020
     March 30, 2020
     March 5, 2020
  • Estimated Costs for the 2019-2020 Academic Year for Graduate International Students
    Location
    Tuition
    Living Expenses
    Health Insurance
    Total
     St. Louis
     $18,000
     $16,030
     $2,475
     $36,505
     Orlando 
     $15,120
     $18,800
     $2,475
     $36,395
     Irvine 
     $18,720
     $20,835
     $2,475
     $42,030
     
    Living Expenses include estimates for housing, food, personal care, entertainment, and books.
    Health Insurance is mandatory for all international students unless they have a government-sponsored health insurance.

Why study this course?

The ever-changing dynamics in the market has led to the demand of highly qualified team of marketing to manage the complex situation. The course aims at providing a candidate with appropriate understanding about business and marketing changes, which may arise in the future.

 

Is it worth doing MS marketing?

Unlike other courses, marketing requires lots of experience and understanding about the dynamics of the market and its pace in upcoming future. Hence, to understand the global market and trends going on it becomes very important for the candidates to have a knowledge and experience of the global market. Also, living in a different culture will lead to better survival instincts for candidates.

 

Who is the course for and how is it useful?

MS in marketing can be pursued by candidates with bachelors degree in marketing from a recognized university with good academic score. Additionally, candidates coming from a country, which do not have English as one of the official languages, must produce a certification of proficiency in the English language during the time of admission. The English proficiency includes reading, listening, speaking and writing ability of the candidate.

 

What is the scope and future of this course?

  • Job options

There are various jobs options for candidates, which includes media marketing, sales manager, retail management and product development.

  • Potential Employers

The potential employers for candidates with MS in marketing include supermarket joints, retailers, big multinational companies, pharmaceuticals and many more.

  • Is work experience required for persuading this course?

No such work experience is required for pursuing this curse, however, an additional skill, which is English proficiency, is required to be able to compete in the country and have a fair chance of survival.

What will I learn through the course?

The candidates will learn to apply different techniques and tools of concept and will be able to come up with a more sorted solution for the market. The candidates will also be able to handle different changes in the market and would be successfully able to predict the change in the market. Additionally, skills such as public speaking, personality development, and other soft skills will also be developed in the candidates.

 

FAQs

1. Is there any additional skill required for the course?

No, there is no need for any additional technical skills. Though having an additional will give candidates an advantage over others in the long run.

 

2. Is it possible to get a dual degree while pursuing this program?

Yes, an MBA-MS degree is available at 56 hours credit to students who are willing to put extra time and efforts in the field of marketing.

 

3. Is there any financial aid or Scholarship provided to the foreign students?

Yes definitely, the candidates applying for the course will be able to have some kind of financial help based on their academic record and other criteria on behalf of the university.

 

4. What are the subjects I need to study?

A candidate is required to study some fixed subjects such as finance, marketing promotional management, etc. additionally candidates are required to choose some subjects and are given specialization in these elective courses.