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  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) Degree in Marketing

    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Marketing

    Although the field of marketing covers a lot of ground in today’s world of business, it also offers plenty of specialized career options, from product and brand management, to market research and customer analytics. That’s why Drexel University’s BSBA degree online in marketing is designed to help you find your professional path. In fact, you will benefit from coursework in a wide range of functional areas, including advertising, research, branding and communications, society and culture, finance, business consulting, and management simulation. Plus, you will study with professors from Drexel’s highly regarded LeBow College of Business who have decades of experience in the marketing and business arenas. For marketing veterans and newcomers, alike, the program offers a dynamic curriculum featuring applicable marketing principals while simultaneously fostering creativity.

    What Kinds of Jobs Can You Get With a degree in Marketing?

    Graduates from Drexel’s BSBA online marketing degree program emerge workforce-ready for careers in a variety of organizations, including manufacturing firms, wholesaling companies, retail stores, service organizations, colleges and universities, sports teams, banking and financial institutions, and hospitals. In fact, in today’s complex, digitally-centric marketplace, the need for qualified marketing experts spans just about every industry.

    Job titles within the marketing field include:

    • Advertising Account Executive
    • Advertising Sales Agent
    • Digital Marketing Specialist or Manager
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Marketing Coordinator or Marketing Manager
    • Media Buyer
    • Email Marketing Specialist
    • Social Media Manager

    Additionally, courses in professional personal selling, marketing for new ventures and even marketing insights, among others, are designed to shape marketable professionals in an ever-changing world.

    What Salary Will I Earn in Business Administration Marketing?

    Upon degree completion, Drexel Dragons command a competitive business administration marketing salary, commensurate with their level of education, relevant experience and the industry in which they are applying.

    Job Title

    Median Annual Wage*

    Marketing Manager

    $131,180

    Public Relations Manager

    $120,420

    Advertising Manager

    $100,810

    Market Research Analyst

    $62,560

    Marketing Specialist

    $62,560

    *Data from allbusinessschools.com

    How Long Does It Take to Get a Degree in Marketing?

    As with many bachelor degrees, Drexel’s online BSBA with a major in marketing requires a total of 180 credit hours. However, students can move at their own pace, and depending on the number of transfer credits, complete the marketing degree online in 2.5 to 6.5 years.

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    Courses

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    You can transfer up to 120 quarter credits (equivalent to 80 semester credits) from any accredited institution of higher learning as long as the grade is a C or better and was earned within the past 10 years. The maximum number of transferable business courses is 32 quarter credits (8 courses).

    General Education Requirements  
    ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric I 3.0
    ENGL 102 Composition and Rhetoric II 3.0
    ENGL 103 Composition and Rhetoric III 3.0
    MATH 171 Introduction to Analysis A 3.0
    MATH 172 Introduction to Analysis B 3.0
    MATH 173 Introduction to Analysis C 3.0
    PSY 101 General Psychology I 3.0
    COM 270 Business Communication 3.0
    PHIL 105 Critical Reasoning 3.0
    English Literature Elective (ENGL 200 - 399) 3.0
    Fine Arts Elective 3.0
    History Elective 4.0
    Science Courses (Select 2) 6.0
    BIO 161 General Biology I
    CHEM 111 General Chemistry I
    General Education Electives 21.0 
    Select seven general education electives, with a minimum of one course in each of the following three categories. Take the remaining 12.0 credits from any of the topics listed under Additional General Education Electives.  
    Society and Culture  
    Communication, English, Fine Arts, International Area Studies, Language or Philosophy 3.0
    Social Science  
    Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology 3.0
    Science  
    Computer Science, Information Systems, Science 3.0
    Additional General Education Electives  
    Twelve credits must be earned by taking 4 courses from the following topics: Communication, English, Fine Arts, International Area Studies, Language, Philosophy, Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Science 12.0
    Business Administration Courses  
    ACCT 115 Financial Accounting Foundations 4.0
    ACCT 116 Managerial Accounting Foundations 4.0
    BLAW 201 Business Law I 4.0
    BUSN 111 Foundations of Business 4.0
    ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 4.0
    ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.0
    FIN 301 Introduction to Finance 4.0
    INTB 200 International Business 4.0
    MGMT 260 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 4.0
    MGMT 370 Business Consulting 4.0
    MGMT 450 Strategy and Competitive Advantage 4.0
    MIS 200 Management Information Systems 4.0
    MKTG 201 Introduction to Marketing Management 4.0
    OPM 200 Operations Management 4.0
    ORGB 300 Organizational Behavior 4.0
    STAT 201 Introduction to Business Statistics 4.0
    Marketing Major
    32.0
    MKTG 326 Marketing Insights 4.0
    MKTG 356 Consumer Behavior 4.0
    MKTG 380 Seminar in Marketing Strategy 4.0
    Select five from the following:  
    MKTG 322 Advertising & Integrated Marketing Communications 4.0
    MKTG 344 Professional Personal Selling 4.0
    MKTG 347 New Product Development 4.0
    MKTG 348 Services Marketing 4.0
    MKTG 357 Global Marketing 4.0
    MKTG 364 Marketing for New Ventures 4.0
    Free Electives 19.0
    Total Credits 180.0

    Admissions Criteria

    • Transfer Students
      • A minimum of 24 previous college semester credits (36 quarter credits) with a grade of C or better from a regionally accredited institution
      • GPA of 2.5 or above
    • First-Year Students
      • Between 0 – 23 previous college semester credits from a regionally accredited institution
      • Must have earned high school diploma or GED a minimum of 2 years ago

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
      • Transfer Students
        • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
      • First-Year Students
        • Official high school transcripts
        • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
        • Personal Essay
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2021-2022 is $452 per credit. (A 52% tuition savings off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $941 per credit)

    Per credit tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year will be charged at $441/quarter credit for the fall 2021 quarter; and $452/quarter credit for the winter, spring, and summer 2022 quarters.

    • The 52% tuition savings applies only to new students starting in the Fall 2021 Term and cannot be combined with any other tuition benefits available through Drexel University.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • These rates apply only to fully online courses. Hybrid or on-campus courses may have different rates.
      • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
      • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2020-2021 Academic Year

    Term

    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2020

    September 21, 2020

    December 5, 2020

    December 7, 2020

    December 12, 2020

    Winter 2021

    January 11, 2021

    March 13, 2021

    March 15, 2021

    March 20, 2021

    Spring 2021

    March 29, 2021

    June 5, 2021

    June 7, 2021

    June 12, 2021

    Summer 2021

    June 21, 2021

    August 28, 2021

    August 30, 2021

    September 4, 2021

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