Master of Business Administration in Marketing Online

Combine advanced marketing credentials with broad-based business expertise.

Program Overview


Learn about our MBA in Marketing

$11,250* 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 dynamic MBA in Marketing online—one of the most affordable AACSB-accredited online programs in the U.S.—gives you the ability to add value to your current team or gain a broad foundation of business principles and highly specialized marketing proficiency.

Our MBA in Marketing enables you to prepare for high-level roles in such industries 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
  • 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

Potential positions for graduates include:

  • 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).

$11,250* 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:

$11,250* Total Tuition
$375 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$11,250* Total Tuition
$375 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 8:00 a.m. on the day of the Tuition Deadline.

Now enrolling:

2/27/23 Apply Date
3/13/23 Class Starts
TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Spring 23/13/232/27/233/6/233/8/233/10/234/28/23
Summer6/5/235/22/235/29/235/31/236/2/237/21/23
Fall 18/21/238/7/238/14/238/16/238/18/2310/6/23
Fall 210/16/2310/2/2310/9/2310/11/2310/13/2312/1/23

Now enrolling:

2/27/23 Apply Date
3/13/23 Class Starts

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Admissions


Follow our streamlined admission requirements

We value your experience. At least three years in a managerial role 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
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • No GMAT

Admission Requirements:

The following criteria are used for admission to the MBA online program:

  • 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
  • Resume that demonstrates a minimum of three years of significant, full-time managerial experience
  • This is defined as experience managing people, financial resources or customer relationships beyond a basic supervisory level. Roles that would typically qualify include those in which applicants have administrative responsibility for hiring/firing and training staff, fiscal/budget management, account management, project management, and/or contract negotiations. This also includes business owner-managers and entrepreneurs.
  • Additionally, applicants who possess professional licensure are encouraged to apply. Examples include PMP, CPA, CFA, CMA, AIA, CSA, CDMP, PE, FMP, CME and CPCU.
  • Applicants who possess previous or current military experience in a leadership capacity are encouraged to apply as well.
  • Resume must be uploaded during the application. If resume is not received with the application, then you will have to reapply.

Transcripts 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].

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
Credit Hours: 3
Focuses on the design, evaluation, and effective implementation of management control systems using a case-based format.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Tools of managerial economics, decision making under uncertainty, forecasting, regression analysis, and linear programming.
Duration: 7 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
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
Credit Hours: 3
Financial management of the firm, emphasizing financial planning, capital budgeting and cost of capital. Case method.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Management-oriented approach to marketing analysis and planning emphasizing the behavioral sciences, and economics and marketing theory.
Duration: 7 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
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
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
Credit Hours: 3
Study of specific advanced topics in international business.
Pittstate Faculty Steve Horner

"Read and listen to daily reports of economic and business activity such as 'What's News' in The Wall Street Journal, local and regional newspapers, PBS NewsHour, and CNN."

Dr. Stephen V. Horner

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