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Master of Business Administration


Online & On Campus
Classes Start March 5 and May 8. Reserve your seat today!
Classes Start Six Times Per Year For Ultimate Flexibility

an advanced degree that will make you highly marketable

32-36 Credit, 14-Month Program

In the global economy, marketing has a huge impact. Businesses exist to supply products and services to customers, and to what extent they succeed depends largely on their marketing. Tiffin University’s MBA with a concentration in Marketing will provide you the knowledge and skills needed to succeed and advance in your marketing career. You’ll immerse in current and emergent topics, such as strategic brand and global marketing, as well as information systems and field analysis. You’ll acquire the marketing competencies you need to make a significant impact in your organization.

The MBA with a Marketing concentration enables you to build upon the solid foundation from the core coursework for the MBA degree, while advancing your knowledge in marketing products and services. You’ll explore the practices and techniques commonly used to increase exposure and market positions. You’ll acquire knowledge of marketing areas such as information systems, strategic brand management, global marketing management, and marketing field analysis. You’ll also be exposed to marketing in an international arena.

peregrine results

On a standardized test called the Peregrine Exam, which is also given at other universities, Tiffin University Marketing students scored on average 17.47 percentage points higher as compared with students from ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs) schools, and 20.94 percentage points higher when compared with students from AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) schools.

Professional marketing Training
  • Advanced your skills and knowledge of general marketing topics.
  • Faculty are knowledgeable experts who bring years of professional marketing experience.
  • An advanced marketing degree can help qualify you for management and executive positions.
  • Complete course work and submit assignments, as well as collaborate and engage with professors and classmates – all online.
  • Access courses from anywhere in the world.
  • 7-week courses help you balance your education and personal life.
  • Finish your program in as few as 15 months.
  • No GMAT is required.
  • The TU School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

In the MBA marketing concentration, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from marketing faculty who bring vast knowledge and experience from the real world of marketing. Our professors have worked with companies such as: Anheuser-Busch, Ralston-Purina, Heston Corporation, Eastman-Kodak, Husqvarna, Stihl Corporation, Adolph Coors, Maybelline Cosmetics, Bruce Hardwood Floors, Armstrong Worldwide and more.

Our professional faculty bring a wide range of experience, including analyzing marketing trends, developing marketing budgets, managing merchandising programs, creating sales promotions, implementing  point-of-purchase display programs, designing store interiors, producing marketing collateral and more. The sharing of these professional experiences will bring your study of marketing to life, as you’ll learn the latest marketing theory, but you’ll also learn how these concepts are applied in the real work of marketing.

As part of a professionally oriented marketing program, you’ll acquire current, relevant knowledge of the field and career-ready skills, including:

  • Branding
  • Competitive analysis and research
  • Data interpretation and digital analytics
  • Data mining
  • Digital marketing strategies
  • Global marketing
  • Integrated marketing
  • Leadership skills
  • Market-driven strategies
  • Media marketing planning
  • New market development
  • Search engine optimization
  • Segmentation and targeting strategies

On Campus – Offered in two terms per semester starting in January, May, August and October

Online – Offered in two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October

Core MBA courses are offered online or on campus; remaining concentration courses are offered exclusively online.


Information Systems for Marketing (MKT 526) – This course provides students with the key concepts and tools to turn raw data and information into useful marketing intelligence. Students will examine new and existing technologies for data mining and market information access to assist in strategic decision-making. The course will provide an understanding of the role of integrated marketing communications in the overall marketing program and its contribution to marketing strategy.

Strategic Brand Management (MKT 623) – Course will address the strategic importance of branding and will focus on the design and implementation of marketing programs and activities to build, measure and manage brand equity. It addresses 3 important questions: (1) How do you build brand equity? (2) How can brand equity be measured? (3) How do you capitalize on brand equity to expand your business?

Global Marketing Management (MKT 627) – This course will focus on the application of marketing principles in the globalized markets of the 21st Century. The combination of global free trade philosophies with local market conditions present an array of opportunities and concerns that need to be understood and managed throughout the world. The course will emphasize the global nature of these decisions and their impact on the management of products, services, brands and new market development.

Marketing Field Analysis (MKT 631) – The objective of this course is to develop analytical skills in the formulation and implementation of market driven strategies for selected products and/or services. Students will create a portfolio of their MBA Marketing activities in addition to any professional experience.

Pursuing a marketing concentration can serve as a foundation for career advancement. The variety of marketing skills and knowledge developed through the marketing concentration will help qualify you for promotions and for management and executive positions.

  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Brand Manager
  • Business Development Representative
  • e-Commerce
  • Marketing Account Executive
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Marketing Communications Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Marketing Sales Representative
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Media Buyer
  • Operations Manager
  • Press Secretary
  • Product Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Media Manager
where tu grads have worked
  • Building Performance Institute
  • Createc Corporation
  • Findlay & Co.
  • First Insurance Group Inc.
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Kent State University
what is marketing?

Marketing refers to the actions an organization takes to attract an audience to its products or services and encompasses advertising, public relations, media, sales management, eCommerce and marketing research. Marketing is typically present in all stages of business and aims to deliver standalone value for prospective customers and consumers though content, with the goal of demonstrating product value, strengthening brand loyalty and increasing sales and revenue.

what is an mba in marketing?

An MBA in marketing explores the practices and techniques commonly used to increase exposure and market positions. Students will acquire knowledge of marketing areas such as information systems, strategic brand management, global marketing management, and marketing field analysis, and will be exposed to marketing in an international arena.

what can i do with an mba in marketing?

With an MBA in marketing, you will be qualified for a variety of positions, including advertising and public relations, brand manager, business development, e-Commerce, marketing account executive, marketing analyst, marketing assistant, marketing communications manager, marketing director, marketing manager, marketing research analyst, marketing sales representative, marketing specialist, media buyer, operations manager, press secretary,  product manager, sales manager, sales representative, social media manager and more.

MBA Marketing Program Requirements


“Dr. Kellie McGilvray is one of my favorite professors and has guided me in numerous ways throughout my undergraduate program. She truly helped me to fall in love with Marketing and made me feel secure in my choice with getting my education at TU. So I thank her, but I also have appreciated every professor I have had because I have learned something from all of them.”

Lindsay Weiser
MBA in Marketing
Class of 2022