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Food Marketing, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, PA, | Online
Saint Joseph’s University’s Food Marketing MBA is designed for rising leaders in the food and related industries. A program with a 25-year tradition, Saint Joseph's offers the only graduate program of its kind available through an AACSB-accredited business school.


Students are joined by other professionals and accomplished faculty in dynamic and interactive classroom discussions. While other programs may favor a lecture-style format, food marketing MBA courses are offered in seminar style where students play an active role in the learning process.

The curriculum is structured to remain topical and relevant to shifts and trends in the food industry. The program is designed to prepare food industry professionals for senior management by providing in-depth expertise across functional areas such as finance, strategy, global marketing, sales, retailing, technology, and leadership.  There are also a number of international learning opportunities, study tours and visiting lecturers available to students interested in expanding their global perspective.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Marketing Management
  • Food Marketing Strategy
  • Market Segmentation and Target Marketing
  • Food Marketing Research
  • Food Consumer Behavior
  • Innovation & New Product Development
  • Legal Issues in Food Marketing
  • Food Advertising
  • Creating Effective Consumer & Trade Food Promotions
  • International Food Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Food Retailing Marketing
  • Retail Tour
  • Food Policy, Health & Wellness
  • Foodservice Marketing
  • Independent Study
  • Future Issues
  • Food Industry Summit

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Completed Graduate Online Application Form.
  • Personal Statement (around 500 words)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official sealed transcript(s) of undergraduate and/or graduate coursework.
  • Transcripts can be mailed to the address below, or sent electronically directly from the academic institution.
  • Mail transcripts to the attention of: Office of Graduate Operations
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  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Applicants will provide recommenders’ contact information within the online application. Letters of recommendation should be professional or academic.
  • $35 application fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1043 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1043 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1043 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1043 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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