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McCombs School of Business – University of Texas at Austin - Master of Science in Marketing

McCombs School of Business MS Marketing Program Structure

The University of Texas Master of Science in Marketing (MSM) program at the McCombs School of Business is a 10-month STEM-certified degree, lasting from July through the following May. The three-term curriculum (summer, fall, and spring) features 37 credits worth of courses, with nine credits taken in the summer, and 14 in both the fall and spring terms, respectively. In total, students must complete 15 courses. However, up to six credits outside of the standard MSM curriculum can be completed on a space-available basis.


The summer and fall terms feature solely core courses, worth up to 23 credits, in total. The final spring term still features a majority of core courses (13 of the 15 total courses required to complete the program are core courses), with space open for two electives. A capstone project is completed in the spring term as well.

Class Profile

The University of Texas Master of Science in Marketing class features an even split of male and female students at 50 percent each. The vast majority of the class, 87 percent, come from the U.S., with 13 percent international students.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

For in-state residents, the University of Texas Master of Science in Marketing program tuition cost is $43,000. Out-of-state student costs are $48,000. Both of these cost estimates also include added fees.

All admitted applicants are automatically considered for available merit-based scholarship opportunities. Domestic students are eligible for both private and federal loans, while international students must fund their education out-of-pocket or with private loans.

There are no academic employment or full tuition waivers currently.


Along with an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, and demonstrated mathematical aptitude and communication skills, students must submit the following with a completed application.

• Official transcripts (in PDF form)
• GMAT/GRE scores
• TOEFL or IELTS scores (if necessary)
• Two personal essays and an optional video essay
• Two letters of recommendation, at least one from an academic reference suggested.
• A current resume
• $65 application fee for domestic applicants, or a $90 application fee for international applicants (both can be waived)

Strong candidates may be asked to conduct an interview as part of the admission process. No work experience is required in order to apply.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round One – Oct. 21, 2019
Round Two – Jan. 27, 2020 (final international applicant deadline)
Round Three – March 23, 2020
Final Round – May 4, 2020

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