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MS in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship

Program Overview

A Program to Turn Your Passion for Fashion Into a Business

Acquire the skills to excel in the fashion industry or launch your own business and build a sense of community while interacting with other professionals.

Acquire the skills to excel in the fashion industry or launch your own business and build a sense of community while interacting with other professionals.

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As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.

Run Your Own Fashion Business

Lindenwood University’s online Master of Science in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship program gives you the skills to work in the fashion industry and own your own business. As you gain real-world practical knowledge, you will learn topics that are crucial to success in the field. This collaborative program lets you interact with guest speakers from the fashion industry.

Our online master’s in fashion business program offers multiple opportunities to travel the world with faculty to attend Fashion Week events. You can also participate in Lindenwood’s Fashion Design and Business Advisory Council. This group allows you to network with other fashion professionals in the region, conduct mock interviews, and gain industry insight.

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A Curriculum Designed to Help You Succeed

In the MS in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship online program, you will explore key topics that will help you succeed as an entrepreneur in the industry. This program includes 36 credit hours that blend both fashion and business concepts.

Through the core curriculum’s 18 credit hours, you will explore research methods, writing, and complete a thesis or directed project. An additional 18 credit hours allows you to select fashion business courses that suit your interests and professional goals. Choose from management, marketing, and more.

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Admission Requirements

To apply to our fashion degree online program, you must submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Current résumé
  • Letter of intent, including a personal statement regarding your interest in the program and career goals
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) with a minimum GPA of 2.8, as well as official transcript(s) from any graduate school(s) attended
    • Undergraduate degree must be in a related field, or leveling courses are required. Please contact your enrollment counselor with questions.
    • If GPA below a 2.8, three references and/or GRE score will be required

What It’s Like to Study Online

Being an online student doesn’t mean that you will sacrifice access to the tools, resources, support, and community that you would have through a traditional on-campus program. In fact, you will still get the college experience — just at an affordable price from the comfort of your home.

Find out more about what it’s like to study online at Lindenwood.

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Cost to Attend

We strive to provide a high-quality online education at an affordable price. Our online fashion entrepreneurship program is offered at just $495 per credit hour.

In addition, we offer the opportunity to transfer previously earned college credits, financial assistance, and U.S. military benefits.

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Program Outcomes

  • Understand and analyze the fashion industry’s trends to develop a business plan
  • Create an effective marketing strategy to promote a fashion business
  • Demonstrate strong decision-making and problem solving skills to develop solutions for the ethical issues related to operating a business

Career Outlook

Some of the potential career paths you may pursue after earning your fashion degree online include:

  • Fashion designer: $72,720
  • Buyer: $62,750
  • Public relations specialist: $60,000

Median annual salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some of the questions we are commonly asked.

This program opens the doors to several career paths in the fashion industry and gives you the skills you need to succeed as an entrepreneur in the field. With your advanced knowledge, you can seek roles as a fashion business owner, fashion designer, buyer, or even public relations specialist.

You can transfer up to 9 credits to this program. Transfer credits must be from a regionally accredited institution, be applicable to the program’s curriculum, and meet GPA requirements.

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