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A Guide to Your USF Online Education

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Earn Your MBA in Marketing Degree Online from the University of Saint Francis

With a marketing concentration, you’ll learn to lead the creation of promotional campaigns that impact consumers for good. In just 12 months, you can deepen your expertise in analyzing consumer trends to develop initiatives that break through the noise.

Plus, an MBA from the University of Saint Francis puts a premium on quality and affordability. For less than $20,000, you can earn an MBA that produces graduates who rank among the top 5% in the nationwide Peregrine test.

Founded in 1890, the University of Saint Francis has always been guided by Franciscan values. We believe our MBA in Marketing graduates can profoundly impact their workplace by respecting each person’s unique dignity and building a trustful community of employees.

We’ve structured the MBA in Marketing program to help you balance life and school obligations. USF’s online Virtual Campus has up to six start dates during the year, and courses are offered in short eight-week sessions.

Graduates of the MBA in Marketing program are prepared to:

  • Confidently make strategic decisions to solve complex marketing questions
  • Deeply comprehend consumer behavior to address needs through marketing
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research to aid in decision-making
  • Create marketing plans for companies that strive for continual improvement

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Why Choose USF for Your Online MBA in Marketing?

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Complete in One Year

12 months when attending full-time (2 classes at a time)

24 months as a part-time student (1 class at a time)

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Specialized Accreditation

ACBSP: Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

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Values-Based Curriculum

Coursework applies ethical principles to marketing, promotes creative problem-solving and champions a positive consumer experience.

$525 per credit

(2019–2020 academic year)

Save time—and money—through transfer credits and financial aid.

Find out what you're eligible for.
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Potential Careers

  • Advertising manager
  • Market research analyst
  • Marketing manager
  • Promotions manager
  • Public relations and fundraising manager

National Median Salary

Advertising, Promotions and Marketing Managers

$129,380

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Projected New Jobs

Advertising, Promotions and Marketing Managers

23,800

Projected growth from 2016–2026
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019


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Meet Your Program Director

Dr. Cliff Buttram

With 20 years’ experience as a military police officer and more than a dozen years in post-secondary educational leadership, Dr. Cliff Buttram brings decisive leadership and mission-oriented organization to his position as MBA program chair. Students appreciate his ability to deliver powerful advice in diverse situational challenges, as well as his skill in strengthening their commitment and will to succeed.


MBA in Marketing Program at a Glance

Concentration Courses

In addition to USF’s core MBA curriculum, you’ll take the following concentration courses:

  • Brand Management
  • Consumer Behavior Management
  • Marketing Intelligence

Support Services at the University of Saint Francis Help Online Students Like You

Dedicated Success Coach

Each online student at the University of Saint Francis is assigned an experienced success coach. Your coach can assist you with resources to complete class projects, help you get in touch with instructors and staff, and connect you with career services.

SmarThinking Tutoring Service

Need a little extra help? SmarThinking is accessible online and offers video tutorials 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Live tutoring or writing sessions are available for any degree program every Sunday through Thursday.

USF Mentoring Program

Find and connect with a USF alumni and receive one-on-one mentoring in your career or program. Create your profile, get matched, schedule meeting times, and attend training workshops. The program is free and completely online.

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I get personal attention at Saint Francis because the class sizes are so small. You can just set up a meeting with your teacher or talk to them right away.”

—Jacob Cannady, USF Student

Gain the Skills Needed to Succeed in the Business World

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