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The Marketing area at the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business has a long tradition of leadership in doctoral education. The school’s marketing PhD graduates are among the nation's best in terms of the impact of their research on the profession, according to a study by Academic Assessment Services. Purdue graduates were one of only five sets of alumni to be ranked in the top 15 on each of five separate measures of influence.

In their doctoral coursework, marketing PhD students learn theoretical models and their empirical applications related to consumer behavior, organization buying behavior, pricing, product design, advertising, promotion, sales force, distribution, new product planning, marketing planning, and strategy decisions

The objective of the program is to educate cutting-edge future researchers who will contribute to the advancement of marketing and management science. We appreciate that marketing is both an art and a science and will prepare you for a career in academia, marketing consulting, marketing research/analytics, UX/UI design, business development and more.

Most Trusted

 Public University In the U.S.

Morning Consult, 2022

Best Value School

In the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education, 2022

Most Innovative School in the U.S.
Top 10

For Five Years Running

US News and World Report, 2023

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