The Carlson School marketing department is among the top-ranked institutions in the world for generating cutting-edge research. Students will engage with an innovative curriculum, and access opportunities to participate in case competitions, club events, and an unmatched experiential learning program that prepares them to transition into or accelerate successful careers in marketing.


Marketing Career Opportunities

The following are among a wide array of employers that hired a recent Carlson MBA student for marketing roles:


Alumni Network

Top companies from across the country and world recruit Carlson MBA's into Marketing functions.

SPOTLIGHT ALUMNI
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    Annie Young-Scrivner
    Executive Vice President, Starbucks

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    Tom Lamb
    Chief Marketing Officer, Lowe's

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    Dave Wagner
    VP of Marketing Partnerships, General Mills


Academics

Not only do students discover the latest marketing concepts and trends in the classroom, they get opportunities to apply new lessons to emerging issues in a real-world business environment.

FACULTY

Top-Ranked Marketing Faculty

Carlson MBA students engage with internationally renowned educators and researchers, and an innovative marketing curriculum that prepares them to thrive as managers and marketers. The Marketing department at the Carlson School ranks No. 3 in the world for research productivity and is the 5th most cited marketing department in the world.

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Popular MBA Courses

  • Brand Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Persuasion & Influence
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Buyer Behavior
  • Marketing Research
SPOTLIGHT FACULTY
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  • Kathleen Vohs
    Professor, Land 'O Lakes Chair in Marketing


Beyond the Classroom

The Carlson School offers a variety of clubs and organizations for students to explore marketing beyond the classroom and expand their networks.

FEATURED CLUB

Carlson Marketing Network

Marketing Network is dedicated to developing successful marketing professionals by providing opportunities that connect students to expertise at the Carlson School and in the broader business community.

SPOTLIGHT: CASE COMPETITIONS

Elite Eight Brand Management Case Competition

Hosted by the Carlson School, Elite Eight brings together top brand management students, professionals, and researchers from across the country for a three-day competition highlighting the challenges facing brand managers in today's competitive marketplace.

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