College of Business > Academics > Department of Marketing > Combined Degree Program > Combined Marketing Degree
The combined Bachelor's + Master's degree programs allow students to complete 12 graduate credit hours while still undergraduates. These 12 graduate credit hours will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The Master of Science in Marketing is designed to provide hands-on marketing experience under the mentorship of faculty who are experts in the professional world. The program will provide you with a broad-based knowledge of marketing strategy, consumer trends and data analysis, effective and ethical decision making and business communications.
DePaul degree-seeking undergraduate students interested in earning a Master of Science in Marketing may apply to the Marketing (MS) combined program. Students may be able to obtain both degrees in an expedited period, typically in five years.
Students must formally apply and be admitted to the Department of Marketing before beginning their graduate coursework. Upon identifying themselves as a combined degree applicant, the GMAT/GRE requirement will be waived. Undergraduate students who meet the following criteria may apply to this program:
Students participating in this program will typically take the following three graduate level courses during their senior year:
Students who have taken MKT 376 as undergraduates may substitute a Marketing elective for MKT 576.
These three courses may double-count up to 12 credits towards both degree programs. The undergraduate degree will be awarded at the completion of all undergraduate work while the MS in Marketing will be awarded upon completion of the remaining graduate level work.
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