Business of Fashion, M.Sc. | Rutgers University | New Brunswick, United States
12 months
49298 USD/year
49298 USD/year
28396 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Business of Fashion program of Rutgers University is a cutting-edge program that will prepare you for a thrilling business career in the fashion industry.


Connecting creativity and business

The Business of Fashion program of Rutgers University is a niche program that fills a void in the luxury and fashion industries. It provides a rigorous academic business school degree across all disciplines in business (accounting, finance, supply chain, management, and marketing) but it is only 30 credits and can be finished in as little as one year. Our unique program provides a strong business background to creatives and designers while providing industry-relevant information to those who already have business degrees or are working in the field.

Our program is flexible and perfect for working professionals or full-time students.  Courses are on weekends and evenings and can be completed in as little as two semesters or as long as 4.5 years.

This degree is the perfect investment in your future career in fashion. Students learn essential functions of business such as marketing, finance, supply chain, and management. This means that the skills you learn are not only applicable to fashion and beauty but also transferable across different industries and professions. The curriculum is advanced, rigorous, and relevant, which means that you stay competitive and on top of current trends.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Advanced Topics in Finance for the Fashion and Beauty Industries
  • Branding of Fashion
  • Digital Marketing for Fashion and Beauty Industries
  • Fashion Law and Supply Chain Compliance
  • Financial Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree is 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.
  • Application fee (non-refundable) of $70
  • Official transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE test results
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), IELTS, or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
  • You must provide two letters of recommendation
  • Submit your resume
  • Essay
  • Pre-interview videos

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24649 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    49298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24649 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    28396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14198 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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