• Fashion Management Online MPS

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  • The online master’s in Fashion Management enables you to become a leader in the fashion business world while studying 100 percent online from anywhere in the world. In this one-year degree program, you learn to develop groundbreaking ideas and approaches for fashion businesses, start-ups, and fashion-related services. You benefit from the academic leadership, resources, and industry networks that have placed Parsons at the forefront of fashion education, gaining leading-edge skills in global and local manufacturing, ethical production, value chains, marketing, and merchandising.

    Program Highlights

    • Leading-Edge Online Learning

      Participate in online courses including synchronous sessions in which you engage with your professors and collaborate with fellow students. 

    • Future of Fashion Business

      Immerse yourself in the future-facing fashion industry and explore its intersections with technology, innovation, local and global leadership, entrepreneurship, and new business models. 

    • Creativity + Commerce

      Learn to reinvent fashion industry systems, create disruptive strategies for social media and e-commerce, and integrate sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion into fashion practices. 

    • Business Innovation

      Design new ways to streamline processes, explore methods for rapid innovation in retail, and develop strategies to influence consumer behavior. 

    • NYC Perspectives

      Benefit from courses, virtual site visits, and guest speakers deeply rooted in New York City’s global fashion scene, with the option to join the orientation seminar on campus.

    • Applicant Profile

      The program welcomes a cohort of self-driven students with fashion industry and business experience along with individuals from other backgrounds related to the creative, retail, and consumer goods industries. 

    • Degree Master of Professional Studies (MPS)
    • Format Full-time, online
    • Credits 30
    • Duration 1 year
  • Curriculum

    The dynamic Fashion Management curriculum is available 100% online, allowing you to access and complete coursework wherever you may be. There are numerous benefits of online learning, including small class sizes and a leading-edge online learning platform that facilitates close interaction with classmates, faculty, and industry leaders. All online students follow the same sequence of courses as on-campus students.

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  • Career Paths

    Graduates are prepared to develop new paradigms in the fashion world and devise groundbreaking, disruptive, compelling concepts enabling them to succeed in fashion-related careers including fashion styling and visual merchandising, product merchandising and production, fashion editorial content development, and brand management.

  • Parsons faculty represent a broad range of expertise and are acknowledged as leading practitioners and scholars in their fields.

  • This new online program shows Parsons’ commitment to accessibility, offering cutting edge fashion education from anywhere in the world.

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      Industry Engagement

      Connect to the organizations, businesses, and entrepreneurs driving global creativity and commerce. In classes, internships, and extracurricular projects, you gain marketable problem-solving skills in sectors ranging from government and nonprofits to tech and creative industries.

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