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Marketing (MS)

Marketing (MS)

​​Cultivate a dynamic career in marketing

In the master’s in Marketing program, you’ll deep-dive into hands-on marketing scenarios under the mentorship of faculty who are experts in the professional world. It prepares you for a successful career by giving you solid foundations in

  • Marketing strategy
  • Consumer trends and data analysis
  • Effective and ethical decision making
  • Business communications
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Study & work in the heart of Chicago’s business district

Marketing classes are held on the Loop Campus in downtown Chicago, within walking or commuting distance from the offices and corporate headquarters of hundreds of local and national businesses, including McDonald’s, Walgreens, Boeing and United Airlines.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 1 July 1
Winter November 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer May 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.

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Required Courses

You’ll take eight core marketing courses and four marketing electives.

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of reporting 2016 graduates were employed, continuing education, or not seeking employment within six months of graduating


DePaul was ranked among the country's 25 most innovative schools by U.S. News and World Report (2016)

Gain a new perspective from distinctive faculty

Courses are taught by leaders in the marketing field. Our faculty have developed cutting-edge ideas for hundreds of major businesses and brands like Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, Whirlpool and the American Medical Association. Experience hands-on learning through a cultural exchange with Symbiosis University in Pune, India, under the guidance of Associate Professor Zafar Iqbal, who is conducting innovative research on careers in the marketing field.

"Our class projects not only enabled us to simulate real-world data and scenarios, but also encouraged students from various backgrounds to work together. The variety of work and cultural backgrounds exposes DePaul students to intercultural communication, which is essential to the ever-evolving business world."

Anna (MS '17)
eCommerce/Digital Content Specialist, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Anna, DePaul Marketing MS alumna  

Alumni Network

Alumni of DePaul's MS in Marketing are employed at numerous major and boutique businesses, including Bosch, Ricoh, Arrow and more. As a graduate of the program, you join the program’s strong alumni network in Chicago and beyond.


Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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