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Digital Marketing and Design Online Master's Degree

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A Comprehensive Digital Marketing Master’s Degree

100% Online

1 – 2.5 Years

30 Credit Hours

$1,220 per Credit Hour

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Gain the Digital Marketing and Design Skills Necessary for Success

Learn how to combine digital marketing expertise with knowledge of marketing campaigns and user-centered design in our online master’s degree in digital marketing and design. We are a unique program that covers digital marketing and in-depth design principles, so you learn both the technical and creative elements of building effective marketing campaigns. Graduate in two and a half years with our part-time option or choose our full-time option to graduate in one year.

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Paulita Chartier
“I tremendously enjoyed my time at Brandeis. The classes were the right size, the instructors were inspiring. The course material was excellent and prepared me for the new world of digital marketing and communications.”
– Paulita Chartier, 2021
Digital Marketing and Design

In-Depth Digital Marketing and Design Curriculum

10 Courses

30 Total Credits

Our courses prepare you to develop and execute a digital marketing strategy that works across all marketing platforms. You’ll learn to build, design, manage and direct effective content and evaluate results in our interactive online classroom. Our instructors hold weekly office hours to ensure you get the attention you need.

Course Highlights

  • Multichannel Marketing Campaigns
  • Marketing and Customer Analytics
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
Curriculum Details

Start Your Journey to a Digital Marketing Degree

Application Deadline 06/11/2024

Start Date 07/10/2024

Start your application process with the support of the Brandeis team. During the application process, your enrollment counselor will answer questions, help you meet application deadlines and connect you with faculty in our digital marketing and design graduate program.

Online Application FormApply Now.
Official TranscriptsSend official transcript(s) from every college or university attended.
Prerequisite DegreesYou must have a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or equivalent.
Prerequisite Courses and Work ExperienceIn addition to the general admissions requirements, those applying to the digital marketing and design program should have completed at least two undergraduate-level marketing courses OR have two years of relevant work experience.
Additional requirements
  • Include an updated resume that outlines your current and recent work history.
  • A statement of goals: Contain at least 500 words, address why you are pursuing a graduate degree and describe how the program outcomes will help you achieve your professional and personal goals.
  • One letter of recommendation from a current or former supervisor, manager or employer who can assess your workplace performance: Add their information to the online application, and they’ll receive a link to upload the letter. You can submit multiple recommendation letters.

International Students

International students must satisfy additional admissions requirements to be admitted to our MS in Digital Marketing and Design.

English Proficiency Score
  • Internet-based TOEFL: 100
  • IELTS: 7

You are exempt from this if you meet one of the following conditions:

  1. Will complete, or have already completed, at least three full-time academic years of a bachelor’s degree program (ESL and online coursework not included) in a designated country.
  2. Have completed at least one full-time academic year of graduate study (online coursework not included) at the time the application is submitted in a designated country.
  3. Have worked full-time for at least three consecutive years, within the past four years, in a designated country.
  4. Have earned a bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut, the American University in Cairo, the American University of Paris, the American University of Puerto Rico, the American University of Rome or the American University of Sharjah.
Course Evaluation If you earned your degree outside the United States, you must submit your records (official transcripts/mark sheets) for a course-by-course evaluation by either Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) of Madison, Wisconsin, or World Education Services (WES) of New York, New York. Applicants are responsible for the evaluation fee.

Apply today to ensure you meet our key admission dates. Start your online application. If you have any questions, reach out to our admissions team at 781-352-4318.

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Finance Your Brandeis Experience

Calculate your cost for attending Brandeis Use our tuition calculator to help you estimate your total tuition costs.  

College is an investment. We are committed to providing accelerated higher educational experiences that offer a return on your investment. We guide each student through the financial aid process and offer tuition discounts and convenient payment plans for eligible students.

Cost per Credit Hour$1,220
Total Credit Hours30
Total Estimated Cost*$36,600
Additional Fees$500 enrollment deposit (paid when offer is accepted and goes toward cost of course)
Other Costs to Budget ForThe estimated tuition cost does not include factors like textbooks and supplies.

*Estimated cost is for the part-time MS in Digital Marketing and Design program.

Military Students

Brandeis welcomes active military, veterans and their spouses. We are a proud Yellow Ribbon School. Our military students and their families receive a 15% tuition discount. Speak with your enrollment counselor for more information.

Financial Aid Opportunities

With the help of our team, you’ll learn about financial aid eligibility so that you can make sound financial decisions while achieving your career goals. Your financial aid options may include federal loans provided through the FAFSA.

Tuition Details
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Pursue In-Demand Marketing Careers

Prepare for leadership roles in marketing, communications and media. Those who complete the program hold titles such as brand strategy account manager, content marketing manager, director of marketing, social media manager and digital marketing specialist.

Top Jobs for Digital Marketing Graduates

Vice President of Marketing $275,593 per year1

Director of Marketing $182,493 per year2

Where Our Graduates Work

  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • BCforward
  • BNY Mellon
  • Commonwealth Financial Network
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Handshake, LLC
  • Harvard Business School
  • Raindrop Marketing
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Wayfair

Program Outcome

Coursework focuses on SEO, digital strategy, multichannel marketing campaigns and conversion rate optimization. Dive deeper into your preferred focus with elective courses. You’ll learn modern-day marketing techniques to succeed in an evolving marketplace.

What You’ll Learn

Support from Digital Marketing and Design Experts

In the master’s in digital marketing and design program, the course content you cover is shaped by subject-matter experts. Our curriculum is taught by faculty who are active in the evolving field of digital marketing and design. Offering their real-world experiences, our instructors customize courses for online delivery. To get to know the instructors, visit our faculty page.

Steve Dupree

Steven Dupree

Faculty Spotlight

Steven Dupree, Program Chair of Digital Marketing and Design, Former VP of Marketing at SoFi and LogMeIn/GoTo

Steven Dupree, MBA, has more than a decade of experience helping startups across multiple industries—including SaaS (LogMeIn/GoTo) and FinTech (SoFi)—achieve $1B+ valuations through digital marketing and tactical customer acquisition. After receiving an MBA from Stanford University, Steven dabbled in venture capital before exiting to build companies again. He continues to invest in and advise promising entrepreneurs.

Faculty Spotlight

Meredith Fortney, Director of Talent Acquisition Programs at FanDuel

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Meredith Fortney, MBA, is the director of talent acquisition programs at FanDuel, where she heads the employer brand, talent marketing and campus recruiting efforts. In her 15+ years in the marketing field, she has honed her skills in the medical, education, retail and manufacturing fields. She is an active member in her local chapter of the American Marketing Association.

Meredith Fortney

Meredith Fortney

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  1., Vice Presidents of Marketing, on the internet at (visited June 30, 2023).
  2., Directors of Marketing, on the internet at (visited June 12, 2023).