The Department of Marketing provides students with the knowledge and skills required to strategically identify and develop products and services that meet customer needs. Courses are designed to prepare students for the rigors and ambiguity of marketing leadership in the contemporary global economy by providing a high degree of skill in analysis, conceptual ability, planning and control of market activity.
- Bloomberg Businessweek ranked DePaul's marketing program 11th nationally among more than 100 schools and thousands of business majors surveyed in 2010.
- The Sales Education Foundation named DePaul University among the top universities for professional sales education in 2011 – the only university in Chicago to make the cut.
- DePaul ranked 14th nationally among institutions conferring undergraduate degrees in marketing on students of color in Diverse Issue in Higher Education's 2014 ranking.
Students learn from a faculty of scholars and business leaders who bring the real world of marketing into the classroom. DePaul's robust internship program and career services provide an opportunity for students to apply what they've learned and forge career connections. For example, paid internships are available at companies like Pepsi, Red Bull and Anheuser-Busch for students that have taken the course MKT 380 - Science of Retailing.
Undergraduate and graduate students have opportunities to better understand the global economy through DePaul's study abroad and international business seminars. A range of options are available, from marketing-focused programs lasting two to three weeks to term-long study in another country.