MS in Marketing

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    “All my experiences at Carey helped me to not only secure the job I got after graduation, but also develop my mental capabilities to adapt to new environments and challenges.” JY Tian | Alumnus | MS in Marketing

Test, apply and master breakthrough marketing ideas—ahead of the industry. The MS in Marketing harnesses the research firepower of one of the most respected universities in the world while connecting multiple disciplines.



36 credits, 1 year (full-time) / 2 years (part-time)


$66,500 (full-time) / $1,330 per credit (part-time)


$100 Application Fee

$500 Matriculation Fee (Full-Time)

$250 Matriculation Fee (Part-Time)

Full-Time Part-Time

Inside Look Into MS in Marketing

Program Features

The MS in Marketing program will prepare you to excel in a digital, global, and start-up environment. In our program you will:

  • Analyze primary and secondary data, build customer datasets, conduct advanced analytics
  • Integrate digital platforms and social media into marketing and communication plans
  • Manage brand audits, assess brand equity, and develop branding strategies
  • Detect relevant trends and patterns that can improve marketing performance
  • Identify appropriate use and design of qualitative and quantitative research methods to gain customer insights
  • Explore competitive economics and strategic intelligence during the marketing planning process
  • Assess market viability for innovative products and services
  • Identify market entry and exit strategies for new and maturing products/services
  • Integrate theories of consumer psychology to understand customer decision-making and behavior

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Sample Curriculum

The 36-credit MS in Marketing program is offered full-time at the Carey Business School’s Baltimore campus. The part-time program is available at both our Baltimore and Washington, D.C. campuses.

The curriculum includes the following courses, but course sequence and availability of specific electives may vary. Consult with an academic adviser to ensure you take courses in the approved sequence.

Descriptions for the following courses can be found by using the JHU Student Information System Course Search.

Business Foundations (14 credits)

  • BU.510.601 Statistical Analysis
  • BU.120.601 Business Communication
  • BU.132.601 Business Law
  • BU.131.601 Business Leadership and Human Values
  • BU.520.601 Decision Models
  • BU.410.620 Marketing Management
  • BU.210.620 Accounting and Financial Reporting

Functional Core (6 credits)

  • BU.420.710 Consumer Behavior
  • BU.450.710 Marketing Strategy
  • BU.410.601 Marketing Research

Marketing Electives (16 credits)

  • BU.420.730 Behavioral Analysis for Marketing Decisions
  • BU.430.710 Branding and Marketing Communications
  • BU.460.710 Business-to-Business Marketing
  • BU.420.720 Customer Relationship Management
  • BU.460.700 Digital Marketing and Social Media
  • BU.460.730 New Product Development
  • BU.430.740 Sales Force and Channels of Distribution
  • BU.450.750 Strategic Market Intelligence
  • BU.430.720 Competitive Pricing Analysis
  • BU.510.650 Data Analytics
  • BU.450.730 Design Leadership
  • BU.450.630 Field Experiments
  • BU. 450.760 Marketing Analytics

Students who complete this program between May 2017 and August 2017 are eligible to continue their studies in a complementary new area with Carey's Second Degree Option. More information is available on the Second Degree Option page

Tuition & Fees

For Academic Year 2017-2018

  Tuition Application FEE Matriculation Fee Registration Per Semester Graduation Fee
Full-Time $66,500 (for entire 12-month program) $100 $500 $0 $0
Part-Time $1,330 per credit $100 $250 $0 $0

All fees are nonrefundable. 

  • Late Registration Fee: $250
  • Late Payment Fee: $250
  • Returned Check Fee: $35
  • Payment Plan Termination Fee: $75
  • Delinquent Account Collection Fee: 25% of the outstanding debt

Learn more about the financial assistance available to students.

Life (and Career) After Graduation

Our Career Development team is committed to providing opportunities for you to build professional skills and competencies that are essential for success in the career search. 

Graduates of the MS in Marketing degree program have gone on to start or advance their careers across numerous industry sectors, including technology, manufacturing, media/entertainment, real estate, and health care. Employers have included:

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Cisco Systems
  • General Motors
  • KPMG
  • NBC
  • Pfizer
  • Verizon Wireless 

The most recent MS in Marketing career data is available here

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Emmett Torney

Emmett Torney is a full-time student pursing a Master of Science degree in Marketing from Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins.