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Haub School of Business – Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph’s Executive Food Marketing MBA Program Structure

The Saint Joseph’s Executive MBA in Food Marketing (EFMMBA) at Haub School of Business requires 24 courses for a total of 48 credits, although Foundation Courses may be waived based on prior coursework. Courses are taken one at a time, and each is taught either in the classroom over one weekend (Friday/Saturday) with pre- and post-assignments, or as month-long online courses with live evening sessions once per week. The EFMMBA can take from two to six years to complete.


Saint Joseph’s boasts the only food industry-focused graduate program of its kind through an AACSB-accredited business school. Students take five Foundation Courses, seven Core Courses, 11 Specialization Courses within six concentrations, and a Capstone Course.

Class Profile

The average Saint Joseph’s Executive Food Marketing MBA student has 10-14 years of industry experience. The average GPA of matriculated students is 3.2, and the average age of students is 34-38. The class is comprised of 34 percent male and 66 percent female students.

Career Statistics

Over 50 percent of Saint Joseph’s Executive MBA in Food Marketing students are promoted while enrolled in the program, and 40 percent of those are promoted more than twice.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The Saint Joseph’s Executive MBA in Food Marketing costs $2,698 per 2.0 credit course, with each credit worth $1,349. This rate of tuition covers all books, course materials, parking, student identification cards, executive coaching and meals on class days.


The Saint Joseph’s Executive MBA in Food Marketing requires all applicants to have completed at least four years of food industry experience. If a prospective student does not meet this experience level, he/she can take the GMAT and submit as score of 500 or above to waive the experience requirement. International students must receive a score of 80 on the TOEFL or a 550 on the written TOEFL, or a 6.5 overall on the IELTS, or 60 overall PTE score.

Applicants must submit a completed application form, an official transcript from accredited undergraduate—and if applicable, graduate—institutions, a personal statement, a business résumé, one or two letters of recommendation, and two business writing samples (optional). Applicants will participate in a structured personal interview. There is no application fee.

Admission to the Executive Food Marketing MBA is rolling, so prospective students may apply at any time.

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