48 months
639 USD/credit 28755 USD/year
639 USD/credit 28755 USD/year
218 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
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The Advertising Management degree from Portland State University stands out for its strategic, results-oriented approach. 

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As one of the few U.S. advertising degrees housed within a business school, our advertising management program connects the dots between advertising tactics and big-picture objectives. You’ll learn to use all forms of advertising—from traditional broadcast and print to digital, mobile, and social media — to solve business problems and achieve long-range goals. 

In addition, the Advertising Management degree from Portland State University gives you exceptional opportunities to work and learn in Portland’s high-impact advertising industry. You’ll acquire hands-on advertising management experience that showcases your creativity and gets your advertising career off to a fast start.


Advertising job opportunities are growing rapidly, particularly in digital media. PSU’s advertising management program has an outstanding reputation among employers. Recruiters and hiring executives regularly scout our campus, participate in campus programs, and conduct on-campus interviews. You can find advertising career opportunities in areas such as:

  • Digital advertising
  • Content strategy
  • Account management
  • Communications strategy
  • Content development and production
  • Media buying
  • Creative direction
  • Brand development
  • Graphic design

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advertising
  • Consumer Behavior and Customer Satisfaction
  • Media Strategy
  • Creative Strategy
  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Marketing Research
  • Account Management
  • Portfolio Workshop
  • FIR Advertising Agency Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    28755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 218 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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