Part time Master's Degree in Merchandising in New York in USA

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

A merchandising course teaches those in the fashion industry how to research and then reach their target markets through effective presentation of fashion products.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

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Master (MPS) in Visual Merchandising

LIM College
Campus Part time 3 semesters September 2017 USA New York

The first of its kind in the United States, the Master of Professional Studies in Visual Merchandising program (MPS VM) at LIM College offers advanced, specialized education geared towards eventually obtaining upper-management and executive-level positions. 

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Part time Masters in Merchandising in New York in USA. Visual merchandising is an indispensable part of any retail strategy. Over the last several years, the field has moved from the basement studio to the executive boardroom - where creative sensibilities must be linked to strong leadership and management skills. The first of its kind in the United States, the Master of Professional Studies in Visual Merchandising program (MPS VM) at LIM College offers advanced, specialized education geared towards eventually obtaining upper-management and executive-level positions. 

The MPS VM will give you a leg up as you pursue a career in this evolving field. You will learn the principles, philosophies and technologies of visual merchandising through exploration of the marketplace, hands-on classroom learning, and field experimentation, with an emphasis on the principles and practices of sustainable design. You will also develop leadership and managerial abilities, including human resource and project management skills. And you will do all this in the retail mecca that is New York City. Your education includes visits to some of the world’s most successful retailers to analyze displays and store environments and explore cutting-edge design and merchandising practices. If you are serious about a career in visual merchandising, we encourage you to further explore the MPS VM. Curriculum The MPS VM is a 30-credit master's degree program which can be completed over the course of three semesters in one calendar year. Your first 24 credits are core courses representing the most important, and industry-relevant facets of visual merchandising. The last six credits of the program allow you to synthesize your exploration of visual techniques with a three-credit capstone project. Additionally, you will be able to gain hands-on experience with a three-credit internship. Semester 1: MPSV 651 Visual Merchandising: The Communicator of the Brand MPSS 652 Sales and Consumer Behavior MPSV 653 Three-Dimensional Communication MPSV 654 Advanced Product Presentation Semester 2: MPSV 655 Digital Merchandising MPSV 656 Color Theory & Three-Dimensional Design MPSV 657 Advanced Store Design MPSV 658 Sustainable Design Semester 3: MPSV 659 Internship in Visual Merchandising MPSV 660 Capstone: Visual Merchandising [-]

Master (MPS) in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management

LIM College
Campus Part time 3 semesters September 2017 USA New York

The Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management is designed to give you a competitive edge in today’s retail, apparel, and merchandising markets. [+]

The Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management is designed to give you a competitive edge in today’s retail, apparel, and merchandising markets. This program is ideal if you seek a graduate degree program with an emphasis on career development in order to make a transition into the fashion industry. This is a convenient master's degree that will give you the tools to launch a career in the fashion industry. The MPS is designed to enhance your success within the fashion retail management industry. While pursuing this degree program: You will apply knowledge, analysis, strategy, and critical thinking skills necessary to make business decisions in the fashion industry. You will be able to function both independently and within teams by applying theoretical knowledge to practical solutions. You will learn to solve real-world problems within fashion management. Full-time students will complete the program, which includes an internship, in three semesters throughout one calendar year. Likewise, part-time students can complete the MPS in a longer timeframe. Merchandising Curriculum Graduate Program in Fashion Merchandising, Retail Visual Merchandising, Retail Branding MPS students will take 24 credits of core courses, a 3-credit capstone project utilizing skills developed throughout the program, and a 3-credit internship. The MPS in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management is open to applicants from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. Full-time students finish in one year, while part-time students may go through the program at a slower pace. In the MPS program you will receive practical and theoretical knowledge of fashion merchandising and retail management. This will allow you to generate the necessary skills to be competitive within the fashion industry. You will master the key concepts within retail fashion management in regards to merchandising, sales and consumer behavior, retailing (both store operations and leadership) and product management. Each MPS student will be able to comprehend how to apply mathematical, analytical, and logical aspects of retail strategy reflecting consumer behavior as it relates to fashion retail management. You will demonstrate intellectual and analytical understanding of merchandise mathematics related to planning, inventory, pricing, and merchandising; with the ability to interpret positive and negative reactions to sales reports and the necessary needed steps to improve company performance. Through your educational experience in the MPS program, you will develop career prospects in fashion merchandising and retail management, which will enable you to identify sound career choices. Each student will be able to comprehend the daily operations of the fashion business, through on-the-job work experiences (internship in the fashion industry & capstone project), and to identify major stakeholders and propose viable solutions to realistic and applied fashion management occupational settings. [-]