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Department of Marketing


Yvonne Galan
Administrative Assistant II
Office: BUSA 211
Dept. 956/665-5007
Fax. 956/665-2085

Chair of the Department

Mohammadali Zolfagharian (CV)

Mohammadali Zolfagharian

Assistant Professor
Office: BUSA 211B
Phone: 956/665-3389

UTPA’s Department of Marketing is an enviable place for students and professionals. Located at the heart of the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas, we empower students to materialize excellence in education and research in our natural laboratory-like settings. for marketing research and education. Once you arrive at our campus, you find yourself surrounded by a dynamic group of professionals including faculty and students. As a member of our marketing family, you will…

  • experience how our faculty and students work together and push the boundaries of the scientific understanding and the practice of marketing
  • master marketing knowledge and skills and leverage them to develop a successful personal career

Our distinguished faculty represents an impressively diverse set of backgrounds, ideas, and approaches. Together, they cover numerous areas of expertise as shown in our curriculum as well as their profiles. We are known for conducting provocative, cutting-edge research towards the scientific as well as pragmatic understanding of marketing. Please do let us know how we can help you reach your dreams.


BA in Marketing


Masters of Business Administration

PH.D. in Business Administration

Minor in Marketing