M.S. in Marketing Admission

Admission is competitive. Students are encouraged to apply early. To apply, please fill out either the paper (PDF) or online application. Applications are not reviewed until the Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies receives all required materials. Students are notified of admission decision after materials have been received and evaluated.
Admission Requirements and Documents
  • Completed application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts of all previous college work received directly from each institution.
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is required. Pending approval, applicants may be able to waive the GMAT based on a 3.0 GPA from an AACSB-accredited four-year institution, relevant course work and three or more years of documented full-time, strategic marketing management experience or marketing supervisory experience within the past five years.
  • Two professional reference forms (PDF) from individuals who attest to the applicant's professional background and academic potential.
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement
  • Individual interviews are recommended but not required.
  • Work experience is recommended but not required. 
  • International applicants: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report.
Application Deadlines
Fall semester
  • June 1 for non-binding Early Action admission or July 15 for regular admission. After July 15 applications will be accepted based on space availability.   
Spring semester
  • Nov. 1 for non-binding Early Action admission or Dec. 15 for regular admission. After Dec. 15 applications will be accepted based on space availability.  
Applicants should send documents to:
The University of Tampa
Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box 102F
Tampa, FL 33606-1490