LIM College To Offer Master Of Professional Studies Degree In Fashion Marketing

Feb 25, 2013, 11:45 ET from LIM College

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LIM College, which is located in New York City and focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, has received approval from the New York State Board of Regents to offer a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree program in Fashion Marketing.

The MPS in Fashion Marketing is the latest addition to LIM College's graduate-level offerings, which also include an MBA with tracks in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship and an MPS degree program in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management.

The LIM College Master of Professional Studies in Fashion Marketing is a 30-credit program. Courses are designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge about current marketing and business trends, giving them a competitive edge when pursuing positions in today's fashion marketing arenas. The first 24 credits are core courses which culminate in a three-credit capstone project where participants will utilize the skills they have developed throughout the program. Students will also be able to complete an additional three-credit internship. Full-time students will complete the program in three semesters throughout one calendar year.

According to Dr. Christopher J. Cyphers, Executive Vice President of LIM College, "The addition of this new MPS program is but one of several examples of the College's effort at diversifying its curriculum to appeal to a broader segment of prospective graduate students seeking entree into the fashion industry."                                                 

The LIM College MPS in Fashion Marketing is designed for individuals who do not have previous professional experience in the fashion industry and are seeking a career change.

Fashion Marketing encompasses a wide range of areas and disciplines, including consumer insights, fashion services, public relations, promotions, luxury branding, cause marketing, and digital media in the wholesale, retail and e-commerce spaces. With the ongoing development of advanced technologies, the opportunities and platforms for selling and marketing brands, products, and services are constantly growing and evolving. Graduates of LIM College's MPS in Fashion Marketing program will be well-positioned to pursue a wide variety of exciting career opportunities.

For additional information about LIM College's MPS degree program in Fashion Marketing, contact Paul Mucciarone, Graduate Admission Coordinator, at or 212.752.1530 Ext. 446., or visit

About LIM College
LIM College is focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, offering a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program with concentrations in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship, Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degrees in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management and Fashion Marketing, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing and Management, as well as Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS), Associate of Applied Science (AAS), and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees in Fashion Merchandising.

Housed in five buildings in Manhattan, LIM College provides a well-rounded education through the combination of in-class instruction and required fashion industry internships. LIM College was founded in 1939 and has been witness to every significant change in the retail and fashion industry for nearly three quarters of a century. Alumni have gone on to excel at top companies, including Coach, Jones Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom.

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Meredith Finnin, LIM College