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M.S. in Strategic Marketing


Spring 2024

Classes start on Mar. 13, 2024

Summer 2024

Classes start on May 6 and July 3, 2024

Fall 2024

Classes start on Aug. 28 and Oct. 23, 2024


  • Online

Credit Hours

  • 36 with up to 27 hours in transfer credits possible

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Elevate Your Marketing Influence With an M.S. in Strategic Marketing Online Degree

Pursuing an online M.S. in strategic marketing is not just about earning a degree- it’s a commitment to evolve as an effective marketing leader. Staying current with the latest marketing trends and strategies alongside proven industry practices helps you adapt to changes in your existing industry or open doors to new opportunities whether corporate, non-profit, entrepreneurial, and/or ministry sectors.

At Cornerstone University, our online strategic marketing degree offers unique benefits that integrate Christian principles into a cutting-edge curriculum designed for emerging marketing professionals. Why choose Cornerstone’s online program?

  • Gain industry expertise in consumer behavior, digital marketing, marketing analytics, budgeting, resource management, organizational leadership, applied sales & marketing.
  • Expert faculty will mentor and guide you with real-world marketing insights and best practices blended with Christ-centered values.
  • Flexibility for working professionals is essential, so courses are 100% online.
  • Affordability is a priority. Our program is one of the most affordable private, non-profit degrees in the region.
  • Start where you are. Transfer up to 75% in previous credits. No GRE or GMAT is required.

Expand Your Impact with an Accredited Masters in Strategic Marketing Online Degree from Cornerstone University

With over 80 years of experience in traditional and online higher education, Cornerstone University has prepared thousands of business professionals who serve with skill, character, and distinction in corporate, non-profit, entrepreneurial, and ministry roles. Our Master of Science in Strategic Marketing online degree is accredited by the respected Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Our distinguished business faculty offer industry experience in marketing, economics, finance, business management, organizational leadership, and other business foundations that support your learning success.

A Cornerstone marketing degree is distinctive through our commitment to provide an excellent academic real world marketing education taught from a Christian worldview. Our mission is to prepare bold, Christ-centered leaders who will solve tomorrow’s business challenges and grow in their faith and influence for a lifetime. What can you expect from a Cornerstone experience?

  • Leading business faculty with real-world experience who offer one-on-one student support and mentorship throughout your growth journey.
  • Networking through collaborative online learning environments and on campus business leadership event opportunities.
  • Accelerated admissions so you can start sooner.
  • Free student support resources, including writing and math.
  • A team of knowledgeable advisers to guide you from application to graduation!
  • Choose from over 75 in-demand degrees, certificates and concentrations to customize the learning you need to fit your career goals.

Admission Requirements

  • Application
  • A completed bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.7 GPA from an accredited institution
  • Official college and/or military transcripts
  • No GMAT required

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Of students work full time while pursuing a degree.


Projected growth of employment in the marketing industry by 2030 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022).


Each course is seven weeks.

Program Courses

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Organizational Decision-Making
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Budgeting & Financial Resource Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Marketing Ethics
  • Professional Sales Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Strategic Marketing Applied

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