2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    Jan 30, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)

MS in Marketing

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This program is not currently accepting new students.


Featuring coursework grounded in established theory and current best practices, the MS in Marketing program examines a variety of traditional and digital tools and platforms and how they integrate into the marketing mix. Students explore customer understanding—the foundation for marketing planning and execution—and the importance of relationship marketing in customer retention. Other topics include the role of persuasion and storytelling in developing content, the creative process, leveraging the power of social media, and brand and product management. Students also examine marketing analytics as a way to inform strategic decision making. The program offers myriad hands-on project opportunities and culminates in the development of a strategic marketing plan.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MS in Marketing program will be prepared to:

  1. Formulate statements of marketing opportunities to facilitate dialogue among stakeholders.
  2. Make ethically and socially responsible decisions.
  3. Collaborate with others from diverse perspectives in a business environment.
  4. Apply current trends to analyze marketing problems.
  5. Communicate professionally with stakeholders.
  6. Evaluate marketing decisions in a business environment.

Degree Requirements

  • 30 semester credits

Note on Accreditation

At the master’s level, Walden University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA), MS in Accounting, and MS in Finance are the only programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The MS in Marketing program is not accredited by the ACBSP. Please visit our Accreditation  page to see the list of Walden accreditations.

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