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Marketing, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Perhaps you are interested in the puzzle of consumer behavior, want to succeed in the art of sales, or have a talent for messaging and promotion. St. Ambrose has a program to help you achieve your goals. Our expert faculty connect with you and use their marketing connections to provide a top-notch relevant education and practical experiences.


Foundation courses include accounting, macro- and microeconomics, finance, management principles, business ethics, and statistics. Marketing majors also take courses in consumer behavior, international marketing, research, and strategy. Electives include sales strategies, social media marketing, and sports marketing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Qualitative Reasoning in Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Strategic Management and Policy
  • Principles of Marketing
  • International Experiential Portfolio
  • Statistics for Business and Economics
  • Consumer Behavior
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Strategy

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

If you want a great education and an unforgettable college experience, apply for admission to St. Ambrose University.

When you apply, you'll also need to do the following:

  • Request that your high school send your academic transcripts to St. Ambrose.
  • Arrange to have your ACT or SAT test score sent to St. Ambrose. The ACT code is 1352, and the SAT code is 6617.
  • If you plan to live in our amazing residence halls, you'll need to complete a housing application (available after you are admitted). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Davenport

  • 820 - 1240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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