Master of Science in Business of Fashion

Master of Science in Business of Fashion

The only program of its kind in NYC Metro area

Spring 2020 Applications Now Open

Application Deadline: November 30, 2019

Start your journey with RBS by applying today. Learn more about our application process.

Connecting creativity and business

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.

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.

Program Highlights

  • 30 credits; 10 courses
  • Pursue full-time or part-time study
  • Finish in as little as 2 semesters
  • Selection of evening and weekend courses
  • Fashion-focused business curriculum
  • Courses taught in Jersey City, a few train stops from Manhattan

A business program fashioned for you.

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.

A Fashion-Forward Curriculum

The only program of its kind in the New York metro area, our Master of Science in Business of Fashion combines the best in business, finance, marketing and supply chain management education with a focus on fashion and beauty industries. 

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.

View of Manhattan from Jersey City

The Fashion Institute of Technology and Rutgers Business School

Rutgers Masters of Science in Business of Fashion has partnered with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) to offer special advantages for FIT students and faculty. Students can take advantage of a fast-track admissions process, while faculty have an opportunity to earn a master’s degree while maintaining their positions at FIT.

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You can attend the program as a full-time or part-time student. Follow the link to view the full breakdown for tuition & fees.

Full-Time (12 credits or more) Tuition Per Semester Fees Per Semester
NJ Residents $13,852.00 $1,423.00-$1,434.20
Out of State Residents $24,048.00 $1,423.00-$1,434.20
Part-Time (11 credits or less) Tuition Per Credit Fees
NJ Residents $1,155.00 Varies per credit
Out of State Residents $2,004.00 Varies per credit


Learn more about the admissions criteria for the Master of Science in Business of Fashion program.


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Student Voices

Hear what our current students have to say.
This has been an absolutely amazing journey. This program combines all the business knowledge and fashion elements together.
Tiffany Wan
Bachelor of Business Administration with Marketing experience
I was provided the opportunity to network with top industry leaders and other students who have an interest in fashion. As well as equip me and other future fashion leaders with a well-rounded education for a rapidly changing fashion industry.
Hassan Wilcox
Minorities in Leadership Business Resource Group Leader, TD
The Masters in Business of Fashion is an amazing program. It's like getting an MBA with a focus on fashion. I can't wait to see where it takes me.
Sarah Jacobson
Full-time student