The Medill Professional Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications Program

A Powerful Resource to Propel Your Career

At Northwestern, you will expand your authority as a marketing professional, thanks to our faculty’s unparalleled leadership and your enriching new relationships and connections. You will enhance your expertise and develop your network, customizing your experience in a flexible, hybrid program. You will excel through coursework and opportunities that surpass your expectations and redefine your future.

Claim your place in Northwestern’s storied history and rise to new heights.

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Count on the strength of our numbers.

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Education for Lasting Success

Trailblazing IMC Excellence

Since we launched the IMC graduate program in 1991, Medill has been synonymous with marketing excellence and innovation. As the training ground for some of the world’s best storytellers, we provide in-depth, unsurpassed education that’s as strong as our reputation.

Connections Like These Don’t Happen Everywhere

As a Medill IMC student, you will be part of an exclusive, life-changing network of industry trailblazers, thought leaders and market influencers. Your shared passion for uncovering what makes people tick will inspire and define your career and change the face of marketing for generations.

Your Greatest Opportunity Is Within Reach

The peerless quality of a Northwestern education, with the expertise and opportunities it creates, can now fit into your life on a schedule that works with yours. Embrace this chance. It will change your life.

Medill IMC alumni have blazed trails to marketing leadership with these innovators:


Beyond Northwestern

Executive Future

The skills and connections you will gain will prepare you to step smoothly into the C-suite as chief marketing officer, chief brand officer, VP of consumer marketing, global head of brand and more.

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Ongoing Career Support

We are here for you beyond graduation day. You will have access to professional development resources, coaching, and interview training. Additionally, alums are able to take five free, additional courses in the five years after earning your degree.

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Medill Advantages

Dorothy Advincula
“This is not just about a degree or an achievement you put in a resume, but a lifelong investment in yourself that will pay for itself in dividends—through the people you meet, the projects you are better equipped to tackle, and the brand-new lens through which you will see the world.”
Dorothy A., IMC19
Senior VP, Audience Measurement and Insights at IPSOS
Christopher Isit
"The program has given me the confidence to seek out innovative strategies and develop areas of marketing that weren't done before. I have quickly leveraged class learning into career growth. Since beginning the program, I have received two big promotions and I’ve expanded my team."
Christopher I., IMC22
Senior Content Manager for Amazon
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Admissions Deadlines
Deposit Deadline
Winter 2023 Quarter
First Day of Class
Winter 2023 Quarter