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The 44 Best Affordable Master’s in Marketing Online

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An master’s in marketing online can bolster a rewarding career in an exciting, ever-evolving field. The downside? However, communications, public relations, and marketing degrees can cost a small fortune—the most expensive charge over $62,000! Clearly, it pays to get educated before you enroll!

GetEducated compared 101 master’s programs in marketing, communications, and public relations from 68 regionally accredited online schools to create this ranking. Below is our editorially independent list of the 44 Best Buys for an affordable master’s in marketing online. All degrees cost less than the national tuition average for this subject area.

Average Cost (In-state): $24,587.92
Least Expensive: East Carolina University ~$7,477.80
Most Expensive: Syracuse University ~$62,370.00

Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest master’s in marketing online. The online marketing degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Master’s in Marketing Online

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
East Carolina University
(NC)
$7,477.80
$26,814.60
In-State
Out-of-State
2
Eastern New Mexico University
(NM)
$8,587.50
$16,020.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3
Arkansas State University
(AR)
$8,820.00
All Students
4
Missouri State University
(MO)
$9,824.00
All Students
5
Montana State University-Billings
(MT)
$10,339.20
$17,288.40
In-State
Out-of-State
6
University of Central Missouri
(MO)
$10,950.75
All Students
7
The University of Alabama
(AL)
$11,250.00
All Students
8
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(AR)
$12,639.00
All Students
9
Texas Tech University
(TX)
$12,893.00
All Students
10
Stephen F. Austin State University
(TX)
$13,326.00
$17,646.00
In-State
Out-of-State
11
Purdue University
(IN)
$13,500.00
$22,500.00
In-State
Out-of-State
12
Ball State University
(IN)
$13,938.00
$20,571.00
In-State
Out-of-State
13
South Dakota State University
(SD)
$14,216.00
All Students
14
Troy University
(AL)
$14,880.00
All Students
15
University of Iowa
(IA)
$15,000.00
All Students
16
The University of Alabama
(AL)
$15,125.00
All Students
17
Ohio University
(OH)
$16,230.00
$16,800.00
In-State
Out-of-State
18
National University
(CA)
$16,948.00
$8,929.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
19
Northern Arizona University
(AZ)
$17,072.00
All Students
20
Concordia University-Saint Paul
(MN)
$17,100.00
$12,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
21
Ashland University
(OH)
$17,460.00
All Students
22
Washington State University
(WA)
$17,550.00
All Students
23
Sam Houston State University
(TX)
$17,685.00
$32,625.00
In-State
Out-of-State
24
Southern Utah University
(UT)
$17,874.00
All Students
25
Austin Peay State University
(TN)
$18,851.30
$26,127.30
In-State
Out-of-State
26
Park University
(MO)
$19,764.00
$14,688.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
27
Mississippi College
(MS)
$19,824.00
All Students
28
Michigan State University
(MI)
$20,152.50
All Students
29
Murray State University
(KY)
$20,160.00
All Students
30
West Virginia University
(WV)
$20,196.00
All Students
31
Liberty University
(VA)
$20,440.00
$10,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
32
California Baptist University
(CA)
$20,560.00
All Students
33
East Tennessee State University
(TN)
$20,628.00
$28,872.00
In-State
Out-of-State
34
University of Michigan-Flint
(MI)
$21,101.50
All Students
35
Bellevue University
(NE)
$21,240.00
All Students
36
Lasell College
(MA)
$21,760.00
All Students
37
Point Park University
(PA)
$21,780.00
All Students
38
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
(PA)
$21,817.80
$25,464.60
In-State
Out-of-State
39
Regent University
(VA)
$22,710.00
All Students
40
Southern New Hampshire University
(NH)
$22,722.00
$17,070.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
41
Marist College
(NY)
$24,000.00
All Students
41
Walden University
(MN)
$24,000.00
$20,535.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
43
Stevenson University
(MD)
$24,120.00
All Students
44
St. Bonaventure University
(NY)
$24,189.00
All Students
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Florida International University
(FL)
$25,000.00
All Students
Regis University
(CO)
$25,550.00
All Students
Concordia College – New York
(NY)
$25,775.00
All Students
Spring Arbor University
(MI)
$26,145.00
All Students
Franklin University
(OH)
$26,445.00
All Students
Webster University
(MO)
$28,155.00
$16,995.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Gonzaga University
(WA)
$28,200.00
All Students
Eastern Michigan University
(MI)
$28,640.00
All Students
The University of Texas at Dallas
(TX)
$28,712.00
$53,384.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Queens University of Charlotte
(NC)
$28,800.00
All Students
Rider University
(NJ)
$28,970.00
All Students
West Virginia University
(WV)
$29,040.00
All Students
Bay Path University
(MA)
$29,340.00
All Students
Walden University
(MN)
$29,400.00
$25,125.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Northeastern University
(MA)
$30,195.00
All Students
Saint Joseph’s University
(PA)
$30,890.00
All Students
University of Florida
(FL)
$32,773.00
All Students
Golden Gate University
(CA)
$33,935.00
All Students
Quinnipiac University
(CT)
$34,120.00
All Students
Northwestern University
(IL)
$34,672.00
All Students
Boston University
(MA)
$37,100.00
All Students
Indiana University Online
(IN)
$39,900.00
All Students
Johns Hopkins University
(MD)
$41,820.00
All Students
Bentley University
(MA)
$44,450.00
All Students
Golden Gate University
Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications
(CA)
$46,200.00
All Students
American University
(DC)
$49,420.00
All Students
Drexel University
(PA)
$55,260.00
All Students
University of Southern California
(CA)
$57,600.00
All Students
Syracuse University
(NY)
$62,370.00
All Students

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Accreditation Note: To qualify for a ranking, a program must be regionally accredited. Additional programmatic accreditation is noted in the rank table.

15 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
17 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
18 Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
21 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2017 review of regionally accredited master’s in marketing online programs. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online master’s degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.

The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

Editorial Note: Online schools do NOT pay to be included in any GetEducated online degree ranking. These rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a master’s degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public. If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion.

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