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Master the increasingly complex business of fashion.

In this 30-credit, one-year graduate degree program you'll gain both practical and theoretical knowledge in merchandising and retail, with an emphasis on consumer insights, product development, branding and promotion, and visual merchandising.

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Courses & Curriculum

  • Advanced Fashion Merchandising
  • Merchandise Buying & Planning
  • Metrics and Analytics
  • Fashion Retail Management
  • Technology in Fashion Merchandising
  • + Electives of your choice in Fashion Marketing and Global Fashion Supply Chain Management

Get invaluable experience – and make important connections – through internships with leading fashion companies. Here are just a few places where LIM students have interned.

  • Christian Louboutin
  • John Varvatos Enterprises
  • Kleinfeld Bridal
  • Max Mara USA
  • Michael Kors
  • Nike
  • Rebecca Minkoff
  • Thom Browne

Pursue or advance your career in a variety of fields, including:

  • Buying
  • Demand Planning
  • Product Merchandising
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Wholesale and Retail Operations
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Opportunities at LIM

Career Pathways

Advance or pursue your career in areas such as buying, demand planning, product merchandising, and more. Among the job titles for recent graduates of this program are: Director of Whole and Retail Operations, Production Manager, Sales Supervisor, Assistant Buyer, and Visual Production Coordinator.

Explore types of careers

Speaker Series

Working fashion professionals will come straight into your learning space.

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Internship Experiences

Get invaluable experience –and make important connections –through optional internship experiences. LIM's master's degree students have interned at companies such as Kenneth Cole Productions, Bottega Veneta, Authentic Brands Group, Marc Fisher Footwear, and more.

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The Career Success Track

All graduate students have the option to enroll in our “Career Success Track,” a selection of courses designed to help you identify and achieve your career goals.
 

Graduate Studies Faculty

John Keane

John Keane
  • Graduate Studies
  • John.Keane@limcollege.edu
  • Chair / Lecturer

Kenneth M. Kambara

Ken Kambara
  • Graduate Studies
  • Kenneth.Kambara@limcollege.edu
  • Associate Chair / Associate Professor

Patty Mitropoulos

  • Graduate Studies
  • Patty.Mitropoulos@limcollege.edu
  • Lecturer

Dr. Susan C. Baxter

Dr. Susan Baxter
  • Graduate Studies
  • Susan.Baxter@limcollege.edu
  • Associate Professor

Dr. Burak Ayata

Burak Ayata
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty / Senior Director - Logistics, Kuehne+Nagel

Tyler Simigran

Tyler Simigran
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty / Director of IT, Maria Tash

Beth Hochberg

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  • Graduate Studies
    Fashion Merchandising and Marketing
  • Adjunct Faculty / Former Global Supply Chain Manager - Accessories, Calvin Klein

Amanda Bryan

Amanda Bryan
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty / Senior Supply Chain Analyst, Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Treye Harrison

  • Graduate Studies
  • Director of Finance, Legal & Analytics, Oz Apothecary

Margaret Bishop

Margaret Bishop
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Howard Leifman

Howard Leifman
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Guy Adamo

Dr. Guy Adamo
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Gerard Becker

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Dionne Boyd

Dionne Boyd
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Ann Cunningham

Ann Cunningham
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Leo Giglio

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  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Heather Kirkwood

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Stanley Klatka

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  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Julie Patterson

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  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Todd Rickel

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Herbert Sherman

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Natalie Asmus

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Flora Brunetti

Flora Brunetti
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Kaufman Mallory

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Bridget Lavery Palmieri

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Camille Avent

Camille Avent
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Carla Carstens

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Glenda Elie

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  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Hope Freedman

Hope Freedman
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Bill Gaden

Bill Gaden
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Glenn Go

Glenn Go
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Lauren Johnson

Lauren Johnson
  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Nicole Ndzibah

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Shyam Nooredeen

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Nick Plakoris

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Phyllis Shapiro

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Nick Young

  • Graduate Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty

Tracy Kebatta

Tracy Kebatta
  • Graduate Studies
  • tracy.kebatta@limcollege.edu
  • Adjunct Faculty

David Abecassis

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  • Graduate Studies
  • david.abecassis@limcollege.edu
  • Adjunct Faculty / Senior Partner & Technical Director, Green Growers Alliance

Kristin Jordan

Kristin Jordan
  • Graduate Studies
  • kristin.jordan@limcollege.edu
  • Adjunct Faculty

Joseph Altieri

Joseph Altieri
  • Graduate Studies
  • joseph.altieri@limcollege.edu
  • Adjunct Faculty

Benjamin Czerwin

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  • Graduate Studies
  • benjamin.czerwin@limcollege.edu
  • Adjunct Faculty

Wei Hu

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  • Graduate Studies
  • wei.hu@limcollege.edu
  • Adjunct Faculty
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