• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Advertising students prepare for a lifelong career in advertising by becoming avid investigators and critics of national and international advertising, as well as advertising business practices. The four-year curriculum is based upon a strong foundation of core liberal arts and communication studies classes. After exploring the Advertising industry, its disciplines, and its place in society, students choose to pursue a course of study in either creative or marketing specializations.

Key facts:

The Communication - Advertising  programme from Marist College prepares students to conceptualize, create, and produce advertising for all media. There is actual hands-on experience with creating and producing advertising for newspaper, magazines, transit, TV, radio, and the Internet. Students have frequent contact with the advertising community locally and in New York City by way of agency visits, guest speakers, and internships. Advertising students are encouraged to enter national advertising competitions. At the end of this program, the student will have a portfolio of sample advertising work to show prospective employers.


The marketing emphasis course of study prepares students for careers in an Advertising agencies, working as an account executive, media buyer, or researcher. Students can also consider a career in manufacturing as a brand manager or sales representative. Students with this emphasis are encouraged to do a Minor course of study in areas such as business, foreign language, or psychology. Some students choose to go to Graduate School to pursue a Master of Business Administration. Junior and Seniors have the opportunity to complete internships locally, in New York City, Albany, and Boston.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early Decision: November 15th
      • Early Action: November 15th
      • Early Decision 2: February 1st
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Visual Storytelling 
  • Digital Toolbox
  • Public Presentations
  • Communication Research: Strategies and Methods 
  • Principles of Strategic Advertising
  • Research and Consumer Insights

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

    • Application: You can choose between the Marist Application (online or print), Common Application, or Coalition Application. 

    • Secondary school transcript(s)

    • SAT/ACT scores:  Marist is a test-optional school, but you can still submit your scores for consideration

    • Two Letters of Recommendation: one from a counselor and the other from a teacher

    • Personal essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

  • 1138 - 2480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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