The Business of Fashion, MPS (Online)

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May 13, 2024
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The online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in The Business of Fashion degree program allows fashion professionals to deepen their existing knowledge and develop new skills. This flexible program lets you design your own degree by selecting courses that best meet your specific goals.

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The Business of Fashion Program Overview

The online MPS in the Business of Fashion program allows students to select coursework from among all of LIM’s graduate-level areas of study -- including marketing, merchandising, analytics, and supply chain -- to design their own degree according to their career goals and interests.

Graduates are prepared to leverage their enhanced skill sets to advance in their current role, embark on a new career trajectory, or launch an entrepreneurial endeavor.

This 30-credit program can be completed in one year.

Curriculum & Careers

Students who meet one of the following criteria are eligible to apply for the online Business of Fashion MPS degree program:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a fashion-related field plus two years of postgraduate corporate fashion industry experience
  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a non-fashion-related field plus five years of postgraduate corporate fashion industry experience

LIM’s online master’s degree programs feature 7-week accelerated courses.

The Business of Fashion curriculum allows you to create your own learning experience that aligns with your professional goals, choosing coursework from a variety of business areas, such as merchandising, marketing, supply chain, and consumer analytics.

Among the course offerings are:

  • Fashion Marketing Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Marketing Metrics
  • Strategic Digital Communications in the Fashion Industry
  • Sustainable Sourcing

Domestic online students can opt to complete LIM’s Career Success Track*, which consists of three required internship or career seminar courses in consecutive semesters.

*Additional tuition charge applies

Review Program Requirements & the Career Success Track

Gain real-world, resume-building experience and make industry connections by completing an internship as part of your master’s program.

Students in the online MPS in The Business of Fashion are required to either complete a 3-credit internship or take an advanced management course in their final semester.

Graduate Internships  Career Development Resources

With a master’s in fashion business degree, there are many career paths you can pursue, such as:

  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Operations
  • Production
  • Global Sales

Career Pathways  Life After LIM

Why Study The Business of Fashion with LIM

This fashion business graduate program is about meeting your individual needs and career goals. With coursework and class options in a variety of core business areas, you can curate your own academic experience, acquiring the specific tools you need to stay relevant in a rapidly evolving discipline or transition into a new area.

With strong connections to major industry players, faculty who are themselves industry professionals, and an alumni network that spans the business of fashion, LIM students enjoy an unmatched learning environment and have countless opportunities to make connections that matter.

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This online program enables students to "build their own master’s degree" and forge careers in a number of fashion-related fields.

LIM & the Fashion Industry

LIM College is exclusively focused on the business of fashion and lifestyle. We provide inside access to aspects of the fashion world that so many other schools simply cannot offer.

The quality of our business education is highly regarded throughout the industry. As a result, students at the Marcuse School of Graduate Studies have access to many top fashion business professionals and prominent companies via virtual events and career fairs, as well as a robust alumni network.

And by learning directly from industry-expert faculty who have high-level experience at some of the world’s best known fashion brands, LIM students get an insider’s view of the fashion business while establishing important professional contacts.

Student Life and Support Services

As an online learner, you will have numerous ways to establish meaningful connections with your classmates, professors, and LIM’s campus community.

All online students have dedicated academic advisors who provide support and help resolve any issues that arise.

And with abundant opportunities for professional development, comprehensive lifetime career counseling, networking, experience-based learning, and more, our students have the resources they need to feel confident in their career advancement preparation.

Explore student life and ways to get involved in the LIM community while earning your master’s degree online.

LIM Online

Life can be complicated. Maybe you have a family to care for, a full-time job, or are far from New York City.

Whatever your circumstances, our 100% online master’s degree program in the Business of Fashion meets your need for flexibility.

Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from wherever you are with accelerated coursework that fits your schedule.

Explore our online learning resources.

Our Industry Expert Faculty

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Earn an MPS in the Business of Fashion from LIM College

With a master’s degree in the Business of Fashion, you can strengthen your existing skills, close gaps in your professional knowledge, and develop new capabilities to help achieve your career goals.

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