Master of Science in Marketing Analytics
Maryland Smith’s Master of Science in Marketing Analytics (MSMA) program teaches you how to interpret massive amounts of consumer data to help businesses engage with the right audiences and launch cost-effective campaigns that work. Our MSMA students come from diverse academic backgrounds and are curious problem-solvers who use their statistical, programming and IT skills to help businesses improve their marketing.
Why Get a Smith MS Marketing Analytics Degree?
Maryland Smith’s MSMA program positions you to excel in business roles requiring knowledge in strategic marketing and back-end data analysis. Our program fulfills the growing need for experts who understand both ends of this spectrum and can communicate data-backed solutions that resonate with consumers.
Our MSMA students pursue competitive and exciting opportunities in their fields after graduating. Their experiences at Maryland Smith help them to expand their network, solidify their career goals and prepare them to perform their job responsibilities a step above the rest.
“We analyzed the data of a supermarket chain and predicted what kind of prices work best for the supermarket. The work we do feels like it has real meaning and that makes it so much more interesting.”
Alexander Binder, MSMA ’20
BS Business, Economics and Social Science
Market Data Insights Analyst, Apple
“In the past, I only knew marketing in terms of idea generation. By using analytics, I can find objective marketing results that help me reach my goals and reduce uncertainty in decision making.”
Harriet Peng, MSMA ’19
BA International Business
Data Scientist, CNN
“Our marketing faculty teach us complex techniques so it's easy to understand. They really care about how much we learn and are open to our feedback.”
Tanisha Sabhaney, MSMA ’20
BA Economics and Entrepreneurship
MS Marketing Analytics at a Glance
Available as a Plus 1 Program
If you're a current University of Maryland freshman, sophomore or junior, you can pursue your MS Marketing Analytics degree through the Plus 1 program. You’ll save time and thousands of dollars on graduate tuition though this accelerated business master’s program.
Apply and Receive Admissions Benefits
Maryland Advantage can make it easier for applicants who have completed their undergraduate and/or graduate degree in the United States to transition into the business master’s program by helping them save money on tuition, skip graduate entrance exams and get personalized career counseling before starting their program.
Acquire Valuable Skills
Our Master of Science in Marketing Analytics (MSMA) students use their statistical, programming and IT skills to analyze consumer data for real businesses. Your learning experiences in the program will be interactive and relevant, helping you stand out when pursuing opportunities.
Key Topics Explored:
- Advanced marketing analytics
- Artificial intelligence
- Consumer analysis
- CRM & privacy analytics
- Digital Analytics
- Machine learning
- Market forecasting
- Market-based management
- Pricing and retail analytics
- Text mining
Analytics Tools You’ll Use:
Learn from Expert Faculty
Your professors are savvy, well-connected leaders whose research has changed the world of marketing analytics. They will push you to take your skills to the next level and offer valuable guidance as you navigate your coursework and career
Allen J. Krowe Teaching award recipient and Distinguished Scholar Teacher.
Consulted and led executive courses for major companies suchas Northrop Grumman, Frito-Lay and Fannie Mae.
Expert in marketing modeling and applying statistical, machine learning and AI methods to marketing data.
Conducts extensive research on consumer bargaining power and political elections.
Expert in digital platform strategy, multi-channel marketing and competitive marketing strategies using empirical models.
University of Maryland Distinguished University Professor.
Consulted for more than 40 top companies globally, including Deloitte, Unilever and Procter & Gamble.
Recipient of eight lifetime achievement and numerous other industry awards.
Expert in marketing analytics, eye-tracking and visual marketing.
Where Your Degree Can Take You
Sources: Maryland Smith’s Office of Career Services, Digital Analytics Association, GMAC, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Picture Yourself in These Job Roles
“The program is very focused on the application of concepts in industry. It gave me the right blend of business knowledge, understanding data and programming. These are the three things recruiters look for.”
BE Mechanical Engineering
MS Marketing Analytics ’15
Business Intelligence Engineer, Amazon
Businesses who have Hired our MS Marketing Analytics Grads
Boost Your Professional Skills
Maryland Smith’s Office of Career Services (OCS) can help you bridge the gap between being a student and an employed professional. You’ll have one-on-one access to a career coach who will provide you with personalized tips on how to articulate your strengths when interacting with your future employer.
Connect With Your Classmates
You’ll have plenty of opportunities to make connections at Smith and engage in exciting social activities through the Smith Masters Student Association. You can join a marketing analytics-related club or others that provide you with general connections and skills.
MSMA Advisory Council
Advisory Councils keep us actively engaged with industry leaders and experts, who bring their real-world experience to help shape what students learn, match classroom lessons to real-world needs, and widen the pipeline for internship and job opportunities.