New Program Prepares You for Career in Fashion Management
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We R Bridging Creative Passion and Business Acumen
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Master of Science in Business of Fashion

NEW masters program is the only one of its kind in NYC metro area

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. 


Now accepting applications for Spring 2018

*Full-time and part-time students can apply for Spring 2018 admissions.


At a Glance: Master of Science in Business of Fashion

Total Credits & Courses 30 credits; 10 courses
Total time to complete program

Full Time students can enter in the Fall semester and elect to either join the lockstep program (2 semesters, 5.3 courses per term) or the Full-Flex Option, Fall, Spring and Fall (13,13, and 4 credits respectively). The Full-Flex option allows students to explore internships or other jobs over the summer before graduation.*

Part-time students are eligible to take a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 credits per semester.  Part-time students can work at their own pace around busy schedules with MSBF classes offered on nights and weekends.

Course selection each semester will be specified by the director for all students on an individual basis.

GRE or GMAT Waivers are granted only in extreme cases, and are at the discretion of the director. A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience and/or very specific advanced terminal degrees are necessary, but not a sufficient condition.
Minimum Requirements Bachelor’s degree required. Those with undergraduate degrees in business, fine arts, design, economics, IT, computer science, communications and other creative arts or quantitative fields are encouraged to apply. 
Sample Course Offerings

Courses in the MSBF program rotate from the following non-exhaustive menu of courses:

Advanced Topics in Finance 
Procurement and Global Sourcing
Supply Chain Strategy and Disruption Management
Management Skills
Small Business Finance
The Branding of Fashion
Project Management
Fashion Law and Supply Chain Compliance
Capstone Production and Design Courses
Digital Marketing
Marketing Research