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LIM College

MPS Program

New York, NY

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Overview

LIM College -- Where Business Meets Fashion

LIM College is exclusively dedicated to preparing students for the "business of fashion" and rewarding careers in every aspect of the fashion industry. Graduates can choose Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree programs in "Fashion Marketing," "Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management," and "Global Fashion Supply Chain Management," as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Located in the heart of New York City -- with three academic buildings in Midtown Manhattan and a residence hall on the Upper East Side -- LIM offers a unique blend of hands-on experience and strong academics in the fashion capital of the world.

Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Marketing

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Fashion Marketing is a 30-credit program designed to help students facilitate career changes into market research, advertising, public relations, brand management, or social media within the fashion business. Courses provide students with knowledge about current marketing and business trends, which they can apply to gain a competitive edge in their careers. The MPS in Fashion Marketing culminates in a three-credit Capstone project that requires students to use skills developed throughout the program. An optional internship -- in which students can gain valuable real-world experience -- is also offered. This program is also available online.

Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management is ideal for those who seek a master's degree program with an emphasis on career development, in order to make a transition into the fashion industry. This 30-credit graduate degree program is designed to give students the tools to launch a career in the business of fashion. Courses provide specialized knowledge in retail, apparel, and merchandising. The MPS in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management culminates in a three-credit Capstone project that requires students to use skills developed throughout the program. An optional internship -- in which students can gain valuable real-world experience -- is also offered. This program is also available online.

Master of Professional Studies in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management is a response to the evolution of the global supply chain management in the fashion industry. The supply chain is charged with the responsibility of sourcing and producing goods, delivering to distribution channels, optimizing customer demand and providing profitable operating performance. This 30-credit master's degree program is comprised of courses covering the technical and management aspects of the business, taught from a fashion perspective. The MPS in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management culminates in a three-credit Capstone project that requires students to use skills developed throughout the program. An optional internship -- in which students can gain valuable real-world experience -- is also offered.

Faculty

LIM College prides itself on its outstanding faculty members. LIM's faculty includes published authors, nationally known experts, in-demand speakers, and experienced professionals in every aspect of the business of fashion. From marketing gurus to experts in visual merchandising, LIM faculty members are industry insiders who know what it takes to succeed in the business world.

Location

A whole world of fashion is at the College's doorstep. LIM College is situated in three academic buildings in Midtown Manhattan -- on East 53rd Street, East 45th Street, and Fifth Avenue -- with a residence hall on the Upper East Side.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Fashion merchandising and retail management
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Global fashion supply chain management
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Business of fashion
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Fashion marketing

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

285
Applied
203
Accepted
114
Enrolled
71%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Student Body

161
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (3%)
Female (96%)

Location & Contact

Address 12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY  10022-5268
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Baxter
Dean of Graduate Studies
Email: graduatestudies@limcollege.edu
Phone: 212-752-1530