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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Fashion studies are well suited for those who want to learn about the design of different types of attire. History may additionally be covered in certain programs. Studying fashion can allow individuals to experience a variety of opportunities in the industry.

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Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months

The Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising program investigates the role of the fashion stylist—one who selects the clothing for fashion editorials, advertisements, music videos, etc.—alongside the role of the visual merchandiser, one who creates three-dimensional fashion displays to provide customers with fresh in-store experiences. [+]

Best Masters in Fashion in USA 2017. Look. Select. Combine. The Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising program investigates the role of the fashion stylist—one who selects the clothing for fashion editorials, advertisements, music videos, etc.—alongside the role of the visual merchandiser, one who creates three-dimensional fashion displays to provide customers with fresh in-store experiences. The program proposes merging these two roles to create a new professional profile: that of the “visual fashion brand communicator,” who directs the visual communication of a fashion brand. As you study to become a visual fashion brand communicator, you will learn to convey a brand’s identity and values through visual storytelling tools and create a compelling visual language for the brand. You’ll analyze visual merchandising strategies—window displays, floor plans—for showrooms, concept stores, monobrand stores, and department stores. During your year at Domus Academy, you will develop your own theoretical, analytical, and practical approach toward issues related to a specific segment of the fashion styling and visual merchandising field. And you’ll gain direct experience working with top professionals and prestigious brands. Audience The program is designed for candidates with a first-level degree in fashion design, design, photography, architecture, communication, or other related disciplines. It is also aimed at young professionals who work in the fields of industrial design and journalism, and at those who work in the media offices of fashion, fashion styling, or visual merchandising companies. Owners of fashion studios and companies may also enroll to improve their skills in fashion styling and... [-]

Master in Fashion Management

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months

The Master in Fashion Management is a multi-disciplinary program for dynamic individuals who wish to enhance both their creative and managerial skills within the world of fashion. Through a combination of theory and hands-on practice, the program turns students into professionals who understand the language and rules of the fashion system, and who have expertise in brand management and communications. [+]

Analyze. Strategize. Manifest. The Master in Fashion Management is a multi-disciplinary program for dynamic individuals who wish to enhance both their creative and managerial skills within the world of fashion. Through a combination of theory and hands-on practice, the program turns students into professionals who understand the language and rules of the fashion system, and who have expertise in brand management and communications. You’ll learn by working directly with fashion industry managers and creative professionals. You’ll gain the skills to generate proposals; guide the creative process; and oversee production, distribution, and marketing. You’ll define your own analytic approach and language of expression, and develop advanced research projects on a range of topics and ideas. Audience The program is designed for candidates who have a first-level degree in business, design, liberal arts, or the human sciences, and who wish to acquire skills to begin a career in the fashion business. Outcome During this degree program, students will: Acquire in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of fashion production by integrating and supervising each step of creating a fashion collection Investigate marketing, distribution, and communication strategies for fashion retailing Explore approaches to fashion buying, budget management, and fair negotiations Program The program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the course leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship. The program consists of four main modules, each of which includes a two-week course and six-week workshop. The modules are followed by a two-month internship period and... [-]

Master in Fashion Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months

The Master in Fashion Design program brings students into direct contact with the fashion design industry in Italy and abroad. You’ll have the rare and exciting opportunity to develop your own original, compelling fashion collection under the guidance of industry professionals. [+]

Best Masters in Fashion in USA 2017. Dream. Express. Make. The Master in Fashion Design program brings students into direct contact with the fashion design industry in Italy and abroad. You’ll have the rare and exciting opportunity to develop your own original, compelling fashion collection under the guidance of industry professionals. Through both theoretical studies and project experiences, you will develop an individual mode of expression, explore the cultural factors that influence fashion trends, learn the ins and outs of production, and create innovative solutions. Besides honing the “problem solving” skills that every fashion designer needs, you will also develop a “problem defining” approach: the ability to determine the true parameters of each challenge. As you learn to follow your intuition and promote your aesthetic vision within those parameters, you will cultivate more awareness of the reasons behind your own fashion design choices, and those of others. Audience The program is designed for candidates with a first-level degree in fashion design, accessories design, or other related disciplines, who wish to develop their professional skills and make connections within the fashion industry. Outcome During this degree program, students will: Complete a self-driven research project on fashion design, using professional-level methods and communication techniques Develop innovative designs for garments and create a fashion collection, built on their knowledge of techniques and materials Program The program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the course leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship. The program... [-]

Master of Business of Fashion

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newmarket

The Rutgers Business School Master of Science in Business of Fashion is a cutting-edge program that will prepare you for a thrilling business career in the fashion industry. Bridging the gap between creative passion and business acumen, our program will provide you with the knowledge you need to position yourself to be a key player in the industry—all in a location that is just minutes away from the fashion center of the world, New York City. [+]

The Rutgers Business School Master of Science in Business of Fashion is a cutting-edge program that will prepare you for a thrilling business career in the fashion industry. Bridging the gap between creative passion and business acumen, our program will provide you with the knowledge you need to position yourself to be a key player in the industry—all in a location that is just minutes away from the fashion center of the world, New York City. As a student in our program, you will engage in a rigorous and relevant curriculum and have access to renowned, world-class faculty and industry professionals. Whether you are ready to break into a business career in the industry, are a creative design entrepreneur, or an industry veteran, the Master of Science in Business of Fashion will prepare you to be a leader in the field. [-]

Master (MPS) in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management

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

Global Fashion Supply Chain Management is a response to the evolution of the global supply chain in the fashion industry. Students in this program gain the knowledge of supply chain management so they can be competitive candidates for industry management positions. Graduates from this program are equipped with the skills to fill positions in the areas of operations management, supply chain analytics, procurement and logistics. [+]

Best Masters in Fashion in USA 2017. Global Fashion Supply Chain Management is a response to the evolution of the global supply chain in the fashion industry. Students in this program gain the knowledge of supply chain management so they can be competitive candidates for industry management positions. Graduates from this program are equipped with the skills to fill positions in the areas of operations management, supply chain analytics, procurement and logistics. A TRUE FASHION PROFESSIONAL Fashion is a global industry. Inspiration from North America can spark designs in Europe that are produced in Asia and delivered to customers all over the world. As we become increasingly dependent on a global supply chain, advanced knowledge in this emerging area will position you for world-wide success. Our MPS in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management gives you the skills you’ll need to lead a career in supply chain management and analytics, importing, distribution, or logistics. Curriculum FOUNDATION TOTAL CREDITS: 30 SEMESTER 1 MPSS 600 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS MPSS 601 - THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FASHION AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN MPSS 602 - LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT MPSS 603 - GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SEMESTER 2 MPSS 604 - STRATEGIC SOURCING SOLUTIONS MPSS 605 - PROJECT AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT MPSS 606 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FROM AN E-COMMERCE PERSPECTIVE MPSS 607 - SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS SEMESTER 3 MPSS 608 - INNOVATION AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT MPSS 609 - CAPSTONE COURSE: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY PROJECT [-]

Master in Luxury and Fashion Management

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

SCAD offers the world’s first M.A. and M.F.A. degree programs in luxury and fashion management. This specialized field will prepare you for a challenging career in a fast-paced, constantly evolving industry. Our program covers trendspotting, media strategy, PR management, organizational structures, supply chain management, communication and fashion events, ensuring that our graduates are ready to hit the ground running. [+]

The art of luxury and fashion management SCAD offers the world’s first M.A. and M.F.A. degree programs in luxury and fashion management. This specialized field will prepare you for a challenging career in a fast-paced, constantly evolving industry. Our program covers trendspotting, media strategy, PR management, organizational structures, supply chain management, communication and fashion events, ensuring that our graduates are ready to hit the ground running. M.A. in luxury and fashion management Available at: - Atlanta - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. FASH 503 Forecasting and Business Trends* LXFM 501 Professional Concepts and Theories for the Fashion Industry* LXFM 502 Fashion Marketing and Advertising Principles* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art BUSI 710 Financial Reporting and Analysis FASH 721 Computer-enhanced Fashion Design FASH 763 Fashion Promotion FASH 782 Fashion Theory LXFM 720 Supply Chain Management Strategies LXFM 730 Marketing of Luxury Goods LXFM 749 Luxury and Fashion Management M.A. Final Project — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in luxury and fashion management Available at: - Atlanta - Hong Kong - Savannah London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. FASH 503 Forecasting and Business Trends* LXFM 501 Professional Concepts and Theories for the Fashion Industry* LXFM 502 Fashion Marketing and Advertising Principles* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art ARTH 702 Art Criticism BUSI 710 Financial... [-]

Master in Jewelry

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Savannah

With a degree from SCAD, you can take on every facet of the jewelry design industry. We have the largest jewelry program in the U.S., with a 13,562-square-foot facility where cutting-edge technology is at your fingertips. [+]

Best Masters in Fashion in USA 2017. Capitalize on your passion for jewelry With a degree from SCAD, you can take on every facet of the jewelry design industry. We have the largest jewelry program in the U.S., with a 13,562-square-foot facility where cutting-edge technology is at your fingertips. Through professional partnerships with big brands like The Limited, Michael Kors Watches and Fossil, you’ll get first-hand experience as a jewelry designer to develop your resume and stock your portfolio even before graduation, preparing you to thrive in today's creative economy. M.A. in jewelry Available at: - Savannah MTJW 502 Contemporary Processes in Studio Practice* SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art MTJW 702 History of Jewelry as Source MTJW 705 Contextual Study I: Technical Research MTJW 708 Contextual Study II: Concept Development MTJW 724 Contemporary Issues in Jewelry MTJW 731 Multiples: Objects for Adornment MTJW 739 Theory and Criticism for Jewelry MTJW 749 Jewelry M.A. Final Project — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in jewelry Available at: - Savannah MTJW 502 Contemporary Processes in Studio Practice* SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art ARTH 702 Art Criticism MTJW 702 History of Jewelry as Source MTJW 705 Contextual Study I: Technical Research MTJW 708 Contextual Study II: Concept Development MTJW 724 Contemporary Issues in Jewelry MTJW 731 Multiples: Objects for Adornment MTJW 739 Theory and... [-]

Master in Fibers

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Savannah

The SCAD fibers department is the largest of its kind in the U.S., with a comprehensive curriculum and large, inspiring facilities stocked with top-of-the-line tools and resources. As a student at SCAD, you will join the elite ranks of fibers students who regularly win major awards at professional competitions and scholarships. [+]

Interweaving creativity and success The SCAD fibers department is the largest of its kind in the U.S., with a comprehensive curriculum and large, inspiring facilities stocked with top-of-the-line tools and resources. As a student at SCAD, you will join the elite ranks of fibers students who regularly win major awards at professional competitions and scholarships. Follow in the footsteps of our successful fibers alumni, who have gone on to land incredible jobs for leading companies like Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Martha Stewart Living, Diane von Furstenberg, Lilly Pulitzer, Macy's and more. M.A. in fibers Available at: - Savannah FIBR 502 Materiality and Meaning in Fibers* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art FIBR 704 Surfaces and Structures FIBR 707 Fabric History as Source FIBR 716 Fiber and Fabric Exploration FIBR 724 Digital Surface Design Studio I: From Concept to Client Presentation† FIBR 728 Structural Materials and Processes† FIBR 745 Studio Issues in Fibers I: Research and Development FIBR 748 Professional Practices in Fibers FIBR 749 Fibers M.A. Final Project — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in fibers Available at: - Savannah FIBR 502 Materiality and Meaning in Fibers* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art ARTH 702 Art Criticism FIBR 704 Surfaces and Structures FIBR 707 Fabric History as Source FIBR 716 Fiber and Fabric Exploration FIBR 738 Contemporary Theory in Fibers FIBR 745 Studio... [-]

Master in Fashion

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

SCAD students are flawlessly prepped for leadership in the dynamic and ultra-competitive global fashion industry. Our rigorous curriculum is structured around principles of design, unbounded creativity and state-of-the-art technology. [+]

Best Masters in Fashion in USA 2017. Join the ever-evolving world of fashion SCAD students are flawlessly prepped for leadership in the dynamic and ultra-competitive global fashion industry. Our rigorous curriculum is structured around principles of design, unbounded creativity and state-of-the-art technology. The SCAD fashion program has deep industry connections, and top fashion trendsetters visit and work with students frequently. With the tutelage of award-winning, experienced faculty and visiting mentors, you will master the full spectrum of fashion — from the conceptual to the commercial. M.A. in fashion Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. FASH 501 Fashion Design and Development* FASH 502 Fashion and Accessory Sketching and Illustration* FASH 503 Forecasting and Business Trends* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art FASH 710 Fashion Materials and Structures FASH 713 Drawing and Illustration for the Fashion Designer FASH 715 Multimedia Communication for Fashion FASH 716 Fashion Studio I: Directed Design Innovation FASH 721 Computer-enhanced Fashion Design FASH 725 Fashion Studio II: Exploring Multifaceted Design Aesthetics FASH 749 Fashion M.A. Final Project — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in fashion Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. FASH 501 Fashion Design and Development* FASH 502 Fashion and Accessory Sketching and Illustration* FASH 503 Forecasting and Business... [-]

Master in Accessory Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Savannah

London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. [+]

Fashion your future as an accessory designer As the only university in the world to offer an M.F.A. in accessory design and the first in the U.S. to offer an M.A. in the discipline, we’re used to setting the bar at SCAD. We pride ourselves on an accessory design department that provides students with coveted internships, high-end tools and celebrated faculty who are at the peak of the profession. As a student at SCAD, you’ll also benefit from red-carpet events that bring the biggest names in the industry, as well as opportunities to learn directly from the stars of accessory design. M.A. in accessory design Available at: - Savannah London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. ACCE 501 Accessory Design and Development* FASH 502 Fashion and Accessory Sketching and Illustration* FASH 503 Forecasting and Business Trends* ACCE 711 Methodologies in Accessory Design ACCE 715 Presentation Methods I: Portfolio Development ACCE 720 Presentation Methods II: Marketing a Personal Aesthetic ACCE 725 Computer-aided Design for Accessories ACCE 730 Accessory Studio I: Collection Conceptualization ACCE 740 Accessory Studio II: Production Planning and Execution ACCE 749 Accessory Design M.A. Final Project ARTH 701 Contemporary Art — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* MFA in Accessory Design London-based The Business of Fashion has ranked the SCAD graduate fashion programs as No. 1 overall in the United States. ACCE 501 Accessory Design and Development* FASH 502 Fashion and Accessory... [-]

Master (MPS) in Visual Merchandising

LIM College
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 USA New York + 1 more

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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Best Masters in Fashion in USA 2017. 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... [-]

Master (MPS) in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management

LIM College
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 USA New York + 1 more

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... [-]

Master (MPS) in Fashion Marketing

LIM College
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 USA New York + 1 more

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Fashion Marketing is a 30-credit graduate program. Each course has been designed to give you current marketing and business trends in order to gain a competitive edge in today’s fashion marketing sectors. [+]

Best Masters in Fashion in USA 2017. Fashion Marketing investigates the relationships between the business of the fashion industry and consumers including the development, promotion, advertising, and retailing aspects of this global industry. Fashion Marketing works by using current trends in fashion to analyze, develop, and implement sales strategies across multiple mediums. Successful fashion marketers understand that recognizing consumer trends, strong branding, and a desirable product image are all essential elements to building an effective and meaningful campaign. The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Fashion Marketing is a 30-credit graduate program. Each course has been designed to give you current marketing and business trends in order to gain a competitive edge in today’s fashion marketing sectors. The first 24 credits are core courses which culminate in a three-credit capstone project utilizing the skills developed throughout the program. All students must also take a three-credit internship. You can complete the program in three semesters throughout one calendar year if you choose to go full-time. If you are seeking a career change into the fashion business, the MPS in Fashion Marketing is a tool to help facilitate that change. The overall goals of the MPS in Fashion Marketing are: To provide an exceptional educational program designed to enhance your success within the Fashion Marketing industry To provide an experiential, as well as academically sound educational experience that will enable you to compete in the evolving global fashion industries To be a source of innovative interdisciplinary learning that utilizes: exceptional faculty with... [-]

Master in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing

Fashion Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

The Master’s in Professional Studies, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management, is the only program of its kind. A think tank of innovative leadership, the program provides advanced [+]

Master in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing

 

The Master’s in Professional Studies, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management, is the only program of its kind. A think tank of innovative leadership, the program provides advanced education for emerging executives, fostering both creative and analytical business skills. Students obtain a global perspective through field studies in multiple overseas markets. Through academic and experiential learning and an Executive Mentor program, the curriculum facilitates the development of empathic leaders with the objective of shepherding brands that are global corporate citizens with products that delight and inspire the consumer.This two-year program just reached a major milestone: its 10th anniversary. With 200 successful graduates, the program is designed for individuals working in cosmetics, fragrances, and beauty-related areas who have been recommended by their employers because of their strong management potential.The capstone project (final thesis) reflects the partnership between industry and the classroom. Working in teams, graduating students develop an innovative, in-depth, interdisciplinary approach to a strategic topic determined by the faculty. They present their results to a panel of faculty and industry experts at an industry-sponsored event. In addition, students present their research to industry associations such as The Fragrance Foundation, retailers such as Macy’s, and executives at companies like L’Oreal and Johnson & Johnson.... [-]