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Master of Marketing Program at a Glance

A Master of Marketing degree from the Carlson School of Management can open the door to more pay, more choices, and a more meaningful career. As one of the nation’s top business schools, a Master of Marketing degree from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management will give you the education and experience that make you stand out.

  • #4 top Master of Marketing programs in North America - QS World University Business Masters Ranking (2023)
  • #18 top Master of Marketing programs in the World - QS World University Business Masters Ranking (2023)
  • $70k average starting salary for 2022 Master of Marketing graduates
  • 1:1 career support
  • GMAT/GRE - Test Optional

Earn your degree in just nine months.

With a Master of Marketing from the Carlson School of Management, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge of marketing, both academically and from a practical perspective. The Master of Marketing program is a cohort-based full-time, 32-credit, 9-month program.

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Start date
Fall (August)
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Work experience
No work experience required

Open doors to knowledge.

Consulting Enterprise

We have an entrepreneurship culture that you will be able to take advantage of through our Brand Enterprise course. 

Master of Marketing students spend a semester working in groups to consult on marketing and business challenges at leading companies such as Schwan's and Cambria.

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An Investment in Your Future

A Master of Marketing degree is one of the best investments you can make. Increase your earning power, expand your network, and connect with companies here in Minnesota and around the world.

  • $1,339 per credit for residents, and $1,687 per credit for non-residents. The cost of your education is determined by the number of credits you need to graduate. The graduation credit requirement is 32.
  • Merit-based scholarships are available


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Do something you love for a living

A Master of Marketing degree from the Carlson School can help turn what you love into a career. 

Graduates from the Carlson School’s Master of Marketing program have gone on to successful careers in a variety of industries with leading organizations, including U.S Bank, Best Buy, Polaris, and Culver’s.

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Average starting base salary for Carlson School marketing graduates.

Career Support

The Carlson Business Career Center (CBCC) at the Carlson School provides a range of services to assist students with all aspects of their career development.

employment rate

91% of 2022 Carlson School graduates accepted job offers within 6 months after graduation.

Why the Carlson School?

See what it's like to be a student at the Carlson School of Management in the Master of Marketing program.

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Application Deadlines

  • December 1
  • February 1
  • April 1 (final deadline for international applicants)*
  • June 1
  • July 15**

*After the April 1 deadline, applications from international applicants in the U.S. will be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact if you are interested in applying.

**After the final deadline, applications are accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact if you are interested in applying.

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The Master of Marketing program is perfect for anyone looking to explore the depths of Marketing, someone who is ready to learn how Marketing shapes the world, and someone who is looking to create memorable experiences that will last a lifetime.
– Nick Anunciacion
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I was drawn to the Master of Marketing program because of the Carlson School of Management’s reputation. I was surrounded by other driven individuals that pushed me to pursue more knowledge.
– Brittany Horn
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I was very interested in the courses the program offered. The accelerated program was a big deal to me. Having the opportunity to graduate with a high-class master's degree in only 9 months is pretty amazing.
– Michael Herauf

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