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Marketing Management, Master in Business Administration

36 Credits
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Queens Campus, Rome Campus


The objective of the graduate marketing program is to develop professional marketing executives by equipping current and prospective practitioners with a broad, integrated understanding of the role of marketing within a business firm, the economy, society and the world. Emphasis is placed on creating sensitivity to the rapidly changing demands of a marketing manager’s environment. The role of marketing in the strategic interpretation and management of demand has become more crucial to the profitable operation and growth of business firms. A broad offering of courses, covering in depth a substantial range of marketing functions and activities, provides the student with a number of alternatives in this specialization.

The Department of Marketing recommends that students majoring in marketing join the American Marketing Association and subscribe to its professional publications. The curriculum focuses on the role of the marketing executive. This curriculum emphasizes organization, planning, evaluation and control of all aspects of the firm’s marketing activities. The student is exposed to new product development, management of advertising, distribution and sales administration. In addition, the student is expected to become familiar with the assembly of marketing data, analysis and quantitative marketing models. The student, in assuming the role of the marketing manager, is subjected to typical marketing problems that require solutions.

Department Faculty

Please see a list of our Marketing faculty.


All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. Applicants to the M.S. in Accounting program must have been an undergraduate business major.

In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended
  • Official Graduate Management Admission test (GMAT) scores, taken within the last five years*
  • Typewritten statement of professional goals
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English

*Students applying to the M.S. in Management of Risk, M.S. in Enterprise Risk Management and M.S. in Investment Management programs may submit the official results from either the GMAT or the GRE. The GRE is not accepted for admission to any other graduate program within the Tobin College of Business.

**Applicants to the M.S. in Taxation program who have passed the CPA exam are permitted to waive the GMAT requirement.

For additional information, please contact:

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
111C Bent Hall
Queens, NY 11439


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