Set yourself up for more in 9 months



Full-Time; On-campus

9 months


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Build upon knowledge you already have and start your career in one of the fastest growing fields today with Carlson School's Master of Marketing program.

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Designed to advance your career

Learn in-demand marketing skills from globally ranked professors, and apply your knowledge to solve challenges for real-world companies all semester long. Earn your master's in just nine months and set yourself up for more pay, more choices, and the beginnings of a more rewarding career.


U.S. based Master of Science in Marketing program, QS Business Master's Ranking (2023)

Knowledge to create business value

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  • #16 Master in Finance in the United States, 
    QS World University Ranking (2022)

  • 100% of 2019 and 2020 grads received job offers within 180 days of graduation

  • 10 or 16 months to complete
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"The Master of Marketing program is perfect for anyone looking to explore the depth of marketing, someone who is ready to learn how marketing shapes the world, and someone who is looking to create memorable experiences that will last a lifetime.."

- Nick Anunciacion, '22 MKTG, Global Content Marketing Specialist, Miraclon Corporation

Set yourself up for more in nine months

College juniors and seniors– or recent grad– a master’s in marketing can prepare you for a fun, rewarding career where you can make a difference. Apply today!

Application Deadlines:

  • December 1
  • February 1
  • April 1- final deadline for international applicants
  • June 1
  • July 15
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of Carlson School graduates are hired within 90 days of graduation


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Find fulfilling, rewarding work

What is marketing?

One of today's fastest-growing and broadest fields, marketing is all about communicating, connecting people, and inspiring action.

Why get a master's in marketing?

In just 9 months, give yourself more career choices. There's also a shortage of talent in the field, which makes it a great place to start your career.

What are some careers in marketing?

Marketing ranges from the creative to analytical. 
Some examples are: 

  • website designers
  • promoting music acts
  • social media management
  • market research
  • and much, much more!

The Carlson School advantage

1:1 faculty support

Real-world client experience

Global perspective via an international experience

International network of esteemed alumni

Lifetime career support & coaching

The Carlson School of Management shares a commitment to imagination, engagement, and ambition. Our approach connects students to unique experiential learning opportunities, dynamic international education programs, and a vibrant network of businesses throughout the state and beyond.