Department of Marketing

Building the Brand Behind Business. 

The LSU Department of Marketing has a focused approach — maintaining a foundational curriculum meant to adapt to evolving industry challenges. We believe marketing is a critical part of any business plan that seeks to generate growth organically and create sustainable value by better understanding the needs of target markets and effectively delivering the appropriate products and services. Our students enjoy the practical application of marketing principles through participation in competitions and case studies outside the classroom and exploring relevant industry issues within the classroom, all leading to graduates ready to lead in their chosen careers.



Become a Marketing Pro. Learn how to analyze customer needs, execute product/service design, devise a branding strategy, establish pricing, develop promotional strategies, and create distribution systems while maintaining a competitive advantage.

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The Department of Marketing faculty draw on behavioral, economic, psychological, and administrative theory to examine the current and future needs and wants of a customer. The Behavioral Research Lab is a state-of-the-art facility that provides our faculty with the means to conduct cutting-edge, technology-based marketing research.

Marketing Research

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Our faculty are elite researchers who combine current theories and methods with hands-on learning and projects in their courses. They publish articles in top academic journals, write textbooks, and participate actively in the marketing profession, resulting in a well-rounded education from theoretical and real-world perspectives.


A Top Sales Program in the Nation

The Professional Sales Institute is dedicated to research, sharing sales expertise, and developing sales leaders.

PSI supports students’ academic and professional development through in-class instruction, sales-focused events, interactive projects, sales competitions, networking opportunities, and career search. 

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Cutting-Edge, Technology-Based Marketing Research

Behavioral Research Lab

This state-of-the-art facility is equipped with multimedia research equipment, physiological measurement devices, and eye tracking equipment, enabling the college's faculty to conduct innovative behavioral-based research.

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Marketing News

The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is proud to announce the 2023 Hall of Distinction inductees--Kip Knight and Joaneane Smith. In addition, this year's Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient is Jacques Bourque.

The E. J. Ourso College of Business welcomes seven new faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year.

In recognition of their academic accomplishments, the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business announces undergraduate scholarship recipients for the 2023-2024 academic year.


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Department of Marketing

2100 Business Education Complex
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