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Master’s Degrees in General Sales & Marketing

570 Yearly Graduations
$76,750 Median Salary
$54,786 Median Debt
There are 12 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in sales and marketing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 12% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 81.1% of sales and marketing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Sales & Marketing Majors

In 2019-2020, 570 master's degrees were awarded to sales and marketing majors. This makes it the 18th most popular master's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in sales and marketing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,508
Basic Certificate 1,349
Associate Degree 733
Master’s Degree 570
Undergraduate Certificate 266
Graduate Certificate 46
Doctor’s Degree 1

Earnings of Sales & Marketing Majors With Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in sales and marketing is $76,750. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses. To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $76,025 to a high of $77,475.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in sales and marketing is $54,786. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit. The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $69,829 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $39,743.


The median monthly payment of a sales and marketing graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $639.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in sales and marketing. About 73.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 149
Women 421

The racial-ethnic distribution of sales and marketing master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 36
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 31
International Students 462
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

There are 12 colleges that offer a master’s degree in sales and marketing. Learn more about the most popular 12 below:

Sales & Marketing Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Sales & Marketing Operations 549
Merchandising & Buying Operations 13
Professional Sales 5
Other General Operations 2
Retailing & Retail Operations 1

Below are some popular majors that are similar to sales and marketing that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 121,330
Management Sciences & Methods 23,091
Accounting 19,027
Human Resource Management 9,112
Business & Commerce 8,782


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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