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Marketing MBA Degree Concentration

Graduate students looking to advance their skills in marketing and communications for career advancement purposes can benefit from pursuing an MBA degree in marketing at Drexel LeBow College of Business.

A marketing concentration as part of your MBA degree program prepares you to research and identify audience trends to develop successful business strategies. You’ll learn to think like a customer and lead with distinction in the dynamic marketing field.

A few of the topics covered in this concentration include:

  • Advertising
  • Brand Management/Strategy
  • Market Research
  • Online Marketing
  • Product Marketing/Management
  • Public Relations
  • Sales

Combining these skills with the vast network of professionals you will connect with during your time in the MBA program builds your network and gets you closer to steering your career in the right direction.

The MBA concentration in marketing is offered in person or online. Drexel LeBow also offers a Master of Science in Marketing.

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MBA in Marketing Career Options

An MBA with a concentration in marketing prepares you for a management position in the marketing field. Combining the wide range of skill sets that MBA courses supply with a special focus on marketing strategies and concepts equips our students with the knowledge they need to become leaders in their field.

Specializations and Industries with an MBA Concentration in Marketing

The marketing concentration can prepare you to work in a variety of roles, offering practical training in these key areas:

  • Communications
  • Market research
  • Market strategy

Job Titles with an MBA Concentration in Marketing

A concentration in marketing can prepare you to work in a variety of capacities in both national and international markets in positions such as:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Promotions Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Sales Manager

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How Long Does it Take to Get an MBA?

Part-Time MBA Program

Complete in 24 to 36 months

Full-Time MBA Program

Complete in 12, 15 or 18 months

Marketing Concentration Curriculum

Requirements and Coursework

Choose three courses (nine credits) from the concentration-specific courses below for a marketing specialization.

Course Title Credits
BLAW T680 Special Topics in BLAW 3
ECON 540 Intro to Econometrics and Data Analysis 3
ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
INTB 620 International Business Management 3
MGMT 655 Knowledge Management 3
MIS 624 Systems Analysis and Design 3
MIS 632 Database Analysis and Design for Business 3
MKTG 601 Marketing Strategy and Planning 3
MKTG 606 Customer Analytics 3
MKTG 607 Marketing Experiments 3
MKTG 622 Buyer Behavior Theory 3
MKTG 624 Channels of Distribution Management 3
MKTG 627 Digital Marketing 3
MKTG 630 Global Marketing 3
MKTG 634 Integrated Marketing Communications Management 3
MKTG 638 New Product Planning, Strategy, and Development 3
MKTG 646 Services Marketing 3
MKTG 650 Marketing Management Cases and Problems 3
MKTG 652 Marketing Information Management and Research 3
MKTG 654 Corporate Brand and Reputation Management 3
MKTG T680 Special Topics in MKTG 3
OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation 3
POM 610 Supply Chain Management I 3

View the full MBA degree requirements in the Drexel Catalog

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To learn more about Drexel LeBow’s MBA program, prospective students are encouraged to attend an information session or request additional information.

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