Master of Business Administration in Marketing Online

Combine advanced marketing credentials with broad-based business expertise.

Program Overview


Learn about our online marketing MBA

$11,850* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

The online MBA in Marketing is designed for professionals who are looking to move their careers forward and deepen their marketing expertise. You will gain a broad understanding of business principles with the added benefit of specific marketing proficiency.

This graduate degree is one of the most affordable, AACSB-accredited online programs in the U.S. You will gain the ability to add value to your current team or gain a broad foundation of business principles and highly specialized marketing proficiency.

Our online degree program enables you to prepare for high-level roles in industries such as law, healthcare, real estate, entertainment, technology and more. You will build skills in unique, high-demand focus areas including business analytics, business-to-business marketing strategy and international marketing. You’re in good hands with Pitt State MBA faculty, who are experienced marketing practitioners, and you will benefit from a network of professional peers.

If you are interested in an additional high-demand area like international business, human resources or accounting, you can expand your expertise even further by taking three more courses, which may impact time to completion. No foundation courses are required for this MBA program.

In this online, AACSB-accredited MBA program, you will:

  • Prepare for leadership roles through advanced analytical strategies for business and marketing decision-making
  • Solve real-time business challenges through applied case studies from local businesses
  • Gain a management-oriented approach to marketing analysis and planning that emphasizes the behavioral sciences, economics and marketing theory
  • Understand the emerging role of analytics in today's business environment with a focus on consumer data and marketing implications
  • Focus on the marketing of goods and services to businesses and organizations
  • Have opportunities to learn from and interact with alumni in prominent leadership roles, C-Suite leaders and business owners
  • Deepen your understanding of the customer and the primary revenue stream for companies
  • Learn from business and marketing professionals in a setting that encourages individual excellence and collaborative achievement
  • Benchmark your skills with MBA peers across the world by participating in a program assessment in your capstone course
  • Prepare for leadership roles through advanced analytical strategies for business and marketing decision-making
  • Solve real-time business challenges through applied case studies from local businesses
  • Gain a management-oriented approach to marketing analysis and planning that emphasizes the behavioral sciences, economics and marketing theory
  • Understand the emerging role of analytics in today's business environment with a focus on consumer data and marketing implications
  • Focus on the marketing of goods and services to businesses and organizations
  • Have opportunities to learn from and interact with alumni in prominent leadership roles, C-Suite leaders and business owners
  • Deepen your understanding of the customer and the primary revenue stream for companies
  • Learn from business and marketing professionals in a setting that encourages individual excellence and collaborative achievement
  • Benchmark your skills with MBA peers across the world by participating in a program assessment in your capstone course

Career opportunities for MBA in Marketing:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Sales Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Sales Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist

Accreditation

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The Gladys A. Kelce College of Business at Pittsburg State University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

$11,850* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Accreditation

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The Gladys A. Kelce College of Business at Pittsburg State University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition


Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go

Pittsburg State University offers affordable tuition prices. Tuition for the MBA online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.

*Pittsburg State University's tuition rates and fees are reviewed annually by the Kansas Board of Regents and subject to change prior to each new academic year.

Tuition breakdown:

$11,850* Total Tuition
$395 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$11,850* Total Tuition
$395 Per Credit Hour

Calendar


Our course schedule is designed for flexibility

This MBA program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Get started at PSU—choose the date that works for you.

Please note that all tuition payments are due at 8 a.m. on the day of the Tuition Deadline.

Now enrolling:

8/5/24 Apply Date
8/19/24 Class Starts
TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Summer6/3/245/20/245/27/245/29/245/31/247/19/24
Fall 18/19/248/5/248/12/248/14/248/16/2410/4/24
Fall 210/14/249/30/2410/7/2410/9/2410/11/2411/29/24

Now enrolling:

8/5/24 Apply Date
8/19/24 Class Starts

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Admissions


Follow our streamlined admission requirements

We value your experience. At least three years in a managerial role or a recent Bachelor of Business Administration gives you a foundation for success in the MBA online program from Pittsburg State University, meaning no prerequisites or leveling courses are required regardless of your undergraduate degree specialization. Please review these admission requirements so you can get started on your online MBA.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an earned master's or higher professional degree
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • No GMAT

Interested students may apply to the online MBA program via one of the following admission tracks:

  • Professional Experience
    • Submit a resume that demonstrates a minimum of 3 years of substantial, full-time managerial experience. Management experience is defined as managing people, financial resources or customer relationships beyond a basic supervisory level. This also includes military leadership, business owner-managers and entrepreneurs.
  • Recent Bachelor of Business Administration Graduate
    • Students who have recently earned an undergraduate business degree from a United States accredited university within the last three years prior to the admission decision are eligible to apply to the online MBA program.
    • Students who are in the last semester of their undergraduate business degree are welcome to apply and will be conditionally admitted until their complete official transcript has been received.
      • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree from a regionally accredited institution earned within the last three years.
      • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
      • With a 2.7-2.9 GPA, your application may be considered with additional support materials requested by the admissions committee.
      • Resume
** Prospective KCOB Graduate Assistants and Dual-Degree/Exchange students are not eligible to apply to the online MBA program.


Official Transcripts directly from all colleges/universities attended and other documents should be mailed to:

Pittsburg State University
Graduate and Continuing Studies
ATTN: Janet Miller
1701 South Broadway Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Official electronic transcripts can be emailed to Janet Miller at [email protected]

International Applicants must meet all standard admissions requirements as well as the following:

  • Provide official post-secondary transcript(s) from each college or university attended
  • Students with foreign transcripts must submit an original course-by-course evaluation by a NACES accredited evaluation agency (ex: WES or ECE)
  • English proficiency requirement
  • Students must meet one of the following language requirements:
    • TOEFL score of 550/79
    • IELTS overall band score of 6.5 with no band score below 5.5
    • PTE score of 53
    • Duolingo score of 110 with no section score below 100
    • For admission purposes, tests scores are valid for two years from the date of examination
  • English proficiency waivers/exemptions are available for students who meet the following:
    • Completion of 24 credit hours at an English-speaking institution/academic program (must be able to be verified by Pittsburg State University staff)
    • Students whose native language is English and who is a citizen of the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, English-speaking Canada, and some Caribbean islands.
  • $35 application fee (the same for all applicants, foreign and domestic)
  • A copy of your passport or government issued photo ID could be required to cross check your full, correct legal name

Pittsburg State University reserves the right to request that applicants provide supplemental application materials as needed (i.e., letter of recommendation).

Please note that enrollment in our online program requires unrestricted access to technology such as a computer or laptop, webcam, speakers and microphone. In addition, you will need reliable access to the internet. Extensive firewall limitations, particularly outside the US, may impede your ability to participate in required course activities.

The Pittsburg State online MBA program permits international students to apply and enroll when accepted while residing outside of the United States. The online MBA program is not qualified to admit students who wish to enter the United States through a student visa, nor does it qualify a student for work authorization in the United States, such as in Optional Practical Training (OPT) programs.

Courses


Read about our online MBA – Marketing courses

In order to remain in the program, the student must successfully complete (with an A/B grade) their first two online courses.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Focuses on the design, evaluation, and effective implementation of management control systems using a case-based format.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Tools of managerial economics, decision making under uncertainty, forecasting, regression analysis, and linear programming.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An in-depth study of leadership, organizational design and the interactions between individuals, groups and organizations. Emphasis will be given to an experiential exercise in leadership and team-building. Other topics include organizational behavior, motivation, HRM, and other management processes.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Concepts and methods for incorporating social responsiveness and public policy analysis into the strategic decision making of the firm.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Financial management of the firm, emphasizing financial planning, capital budgeting and cost of capital. Case method.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Management-oriented approach to marketing analysis and planning emphasizing the behavioral sciences, and economics and marketing theory.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The student assumes the role of a decision-maker exercising all management functions to implement policy based on effective management strategy. Case method or simulation. Prerequisites: FIN 836 Financial Strategy, MKTG 839 Marketing Strategy, and to have completed a total of 12 hours of graduate level courses.
You must take the following courses:
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a fundamental approach to understanding the emerging role of business analytics in today's business environment with a focus on consumer data and marketing implications. Topics include managerial statistical tools in descriptive and predictive analytics.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Focuses on the marketing of goods and services to businesses and organizations. Emphasis on the assessment of market opportunities and the development and evaluation of a business marketing strategy.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of specific advanced topics in international business.

“This program will make me a stronger leader and allow me to use those skills to get into management roles and director roles.”


Paulina Ksiazek

Online MBA Graduate

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