Master of Science in Marketing (MSM)

Suffolk's innovative, STEM-designated Master of Science in Marketing (MSM) program has been specifically designed to help you thrive in this dynamic industry. This is a master’s program that combines marketing principles with emerging concepts and industry tech trends.

You'll master foundational expertise and can take applied courses in topics including market research, product management, digital analytics, and sales management. And thanks to our faculty’s emphasis on experiential learning, you’ll have access to local and global businesses seeking solutions to their strategic marketing challenges.

Suffolk's MSM is the only graduate marketing program offered in the heart of downtown Boston. Our campus is just steps away from resume-boosting internship, career, and networking opportunities at the city's myriad marketing and consulting companies.

MSM Concentrations

Develop your analytical skills further and gain the professional expertise that top firms demand by choosing one of the three concentrations within the Suffolk MSM program. Each of these help you gain the skills and knowledge to distinguish you from the pack with a future-focused skill set.

Product Management

Designed for students interested in the planning, forecasting, production, and marketing of a product.

Global Marketing

Gain insight into the process of planning, producing, placing, and promoting a company’s product in a worldwide market.

Market Research & Consumer Insights

Learn to design databases, retrieve data from business processes, visualize and analyze results, and communicate solutions.

4+1 Program

Our 4+1 programs are just as flexible, practice-oriented, and network-driven as our undergraduate programs, but you earn your advanced degree at an accelerated rate. If you’re a senior working towards an undergraduate business degree or a recent graduate, you may qualify to earn your Master of Science in Marketing (MSM) in as few as 9 months, or your MSM/MBA, or MSM/MSBA in as few as 16 months. Learn more about our 4+1 programs.

  • Have access to business leaders at top firms and companies during and after your studies, thanks to Suffolk’s accomplished faculty and extensive alumni networks
  • Take classes when they’re most convenient to your busy life, even in the evening or online
  • Finish your advanced degree sooner, and get more real-world experience to land that top job or internship while you’re at it

Cost of Graduate School at Suffolk

Tuition (2019-2020)
Full-Time, per semester
Cost Per Credit (2019-2020)
For Part-Time students

Application Deadlines

Semester Deadline
Fall March 15 (Priority), then rolling
Spring October 15 (Priority), then rolling

Learn more about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials:

Note: Students must have passed a university-level statistics course in the past five years or have equivalent industry experience. Students without a statistics course may submit GMAT or GRE scores for consideration.

Courses & Requirements

The MSM curriculum is purpose-built to ground you in cutting-edge concepts and immersive learning with industry leaders.

Advising and Other Resources

Your success matters. Our Graduate Student Services team supports you with advising services and can connect you to a broad range of resources, such as the Career Development Center or the Center for Learning and Academic Success. We also offer you value-added professional development workshops to bolster your experiential education.

"A lot has changed in marketing over the last few years. Suffolk's MS in Marketing degree is designed to help you stay ahead of the latest trends and tools in the industry. With client-based consulting projects and internships, you'll gain experience handling real-world marketing challenges for top companies in Boston. And best of all, you can choose courses and concentrations that are relevant to your career goals."
Elizabeth Wilson, PhD Director of MSM Program

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