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180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$392 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Marketing – Online

Curriculum

With a focus on using consumer behavior, integrated marketing communications and relevant analytics to build and sustain brand loyalty, the online coursework in Oregon State’s marketing bachelor’s degree program will teach you all about the vital role marketing plays in the business enterprise.

You’ll not only learn the fundamental principles of marketing and market research, but you’ll also dive deep into the complex world of customer behavior and marketing strategy. The curriculum explores how human behavior impacts marketing decisions and how data can be leveraged to impact strategy.

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Degree requirements

A minimum of 180 quarter credits — at least 60 of which must be upper-division credits — are required to graduate with your marketing bachelor's degree, including:

Honors degree online

As an undergraduate degree-seeking student, you can apply to earn an honors degree online in your academic major. Earning this prestigious degree gives you the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research, complete a comprehensive thesis experience and engage in co-curricular activities.

Specializations

The program’s four marketing-themed specializations complement the curriculum’s foundational core business courses. Read more about each of the marketing specializations.

Sample course topics

  • Marketing strategy
  • Consumer behavior
  • Market research
  • Customer relationship management
  • Digital marketing
  • Influence and negotiation
  • Global marketing
  • Integrated communications

Additional program features

Accelerated Master's Platform

Get a jump-start on your MBA or M.S. in Business while working toward your undergraduate degree in marketing. Through Oregon State’s Accelerated Master’s Platform, current undergraduate marketing students can take graduate-level courses online that will be applied to their bachelor’s degree, and the credits earned will be transferred to the MBA or M.S. in Business programs. Students enrolled in Ecampus graduate courses will pay the graduate tuition and fees rate.

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits will need to be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Additional information about transferring credits is available through OSU’s Transfer Credit Central.

Connect with College of Business transfer advisors

Get your questions answered about pursuing a marketing degree online by contacting COB.Transfer@oregonstate.edu. If you have already completed your bachelor’s degree and are interested in enrolling in this program as a postbaccalaureate student, connect with Charlie Carr to learn more.

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you'll have the ability to add a minor to your bachelor's degree program. Oregon State offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine your marketing degree with a minor in organizational leadership, or merge your major studies with a public health minor to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.

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