Fashion is about so much more than designing clothes. There are trends to predict, models to style, and brands to build. That’s where LIM College comes in. We provide an education for the real world of fashion. The business world.
If you're interested in preparing for a career in the fashion business, LIM College is the perfect place to do it. Looking to transfer from another school? No problem. Transfer students make up a significant portion of our student body, so we know how to make your transition seamless.
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Step into the new digital age of journalism with a full understanding of how content affects consumer behavior. Our Fashion Media major prepares you to work as a one-person production unit, or as part of a larger team at publishing houses, fashion magazines, and other media platforms.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) program in Fashion Merchandising & Management program gives you a foundation to begin— or continue— a career in fashion or enter a bachelor’s degree program. You will learn how business is conducted in the fashion and related industries, with an emphasis on the acquisition of knowledge and skills that can provide a competitive advantage in the workplace. And best of all, you can do it wherever you are.
LIM College’s Management major prepares you to enter a corporate management training program, start your own business, or pursue an MBA or other graduate degree. While developing your leadership capabilities, you’ll build a foundation in effective communication, computation, management and technology skills, while being introduced to career challenges waiting in the global business environment.
Ever wonder what motivates a customer to shop in one store rather than another? It's a coordinated effort that includes marketing, merchandising, store design and visual merchandising. As an essential component of the fashion business, visual merchandising is the language that retailers use to communicate with the customer.
From conception and development through communication with customers and selling merchandise, our Fashion Merchandising major prepares graduates to pursue a variety of careers in fashion. As part of LIM College’s largest department, you will have the opportunity to explore your interests and talents across the breadth of the fashion industry.
The business of fashion is global. To enter this world, you need a keen understanding of the relationships between industries and countries and the various cultures, laws, finances and politics that affect them. LIM College’s International Business major prepares you with the ability to think, plan and conduct business on a global stage.
As a Marketing major, you will learn how to understand consumers and meet their purchasing demands. Brand-focused and internationally-oriented, this major provides you with the knowledge and skills to attract and retain customers, as a successful marketing professional in the fashion and related industries.
Both our Fashion Merchandising & Management associate (AAS) degree and our Fashion Merchandising bachelor’s (BBA) degree are also offered online. Bringing decades of experience in the business of fashion to their virtual classrooms, our faculty lead highly-focused programs to prepare you to be competitive in the thriving $2 trillion industry.
92% of LIM's Class of 2017 who sought employment after graduation secured positions throughout the fashion and related industries.
If you’re craving the full New York City fashion experience, I can’t recommend LIM College enough. You learn to refocus your mind from the textbook to the real world and that’s going to set you apart from other students (and people) for the rest of your life.Edel Singh (‘16)
From luxury brands to retail giants; PR and marketing firms to publishers; entertainment conglomerates to savvy startups—our students earn opportunities at industry-leading companies. What's more, they have the skills and experience to turn those opportunities into full-time positions. Here are just a few of the companies where our students and alumni have interned or worked:Request Info