• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Fashion Management at The New School is designed for students who want to challenge conventional approaches to the fashion industry and advance their careers in the evolving world of fashion business.


The master’s program in Fashion Management at Parsons School of Design prepares students to advance and transform their careers in the evolving fashion business landscape. This one-year Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree can be completed either on the Parsons campus in New York City,  or fully online. 

Students in the program: 

  • Learn to create groundbreaking ideas and approaches for fashion businesses, start-ups, and fashion-related services. 
  • Explore the balance of creativity and commerce, and address the crucial need for sustainability and social responsibility at all levels of the fashion industry. 
  • Graduate with in-depth knowledge of and advanced skills in global and local manufacturing, ethical production, value chains, marketing, and merchandising.

The dynamic curriculum features cohort-style learning and consists of a series of intensive five-week course modules. Students can complete the program either on campus in NYC or entirely online. Both formats allow for intensive interaction with faculty and peers and offer a schedule specially designed to meet the needs of working professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Fashion Management
  • Individual Research
  • Systems and Strategies
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Manufacturing and Production
  • Global and Local Leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Personal Essays
  • Writing Sample
  • Résumé
  • Tests and Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1725 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1725 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 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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