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.

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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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Financial Aid

Financial assistance can come in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.

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Invest in Your Success

Our 2019-2020 tuition and fees were 25% lower than the national average for private 4-year colleges.

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