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Designed to Deliver

The specialized format allows students to complete a full-time MBA in one year. Graduate with a focus in fashion or luxury, or both, through core coursework and experiential learning projects that are built into the 52-credit curriculum.


The curriculum has major components designed to deepen your foundation in business and expand your knowledge of fashion & luxury:

  • The Business core
  • The Fashion & Luxury core 
  • Stern Solutions (Experiential Learning)
  • Elective courses

Business Core
Business core courses include Leadership, Economics, Strategy, Marketing, Finance, Communication, Statistics, Accounting, and Professional & Corporate Social Responsibility.

Fashion & Luxury Core
Fashion & Luxury core courses include Retail Strategy & Analytics, Luxury Marketing, Retail Operations & Supply Chain Management, Next Generation Fashion, and Consumer Behavior.

*Please note that Business Core and Fashion & Luxury Core courses are subject to change.

Stern Solutions
Tapping into NYU Stern's location in the heart of the global business ecosystem, Stern Solutions brings students and faculty together with industry leading companies to solve real business challenges in real time. Stern Solutions is built into every aspect of the Fashion & Luxury MBA curriculum to help students build a portfolio of skill sets, relationships, and experiences that will serve as the foundation for successful careers. Through the curriculum, students were exposed to a range of companies of different sizes both in NYC and abroad through company projects, visits, guest lectures and skills-based workshops.

Projects are required, for credit, and provide students with the opportunity to solve a range of real-world problems at the intersection of tech and business. Projects are conducted in partnership with Fashion & Luxury Council companies in addition to other top names in tech. Learn more.

Elective Courses
Students can select to pursue electives in their functional area, or take courses in areas of interest.  

Program at a Glance

The Fashion & Luxury MBA is one year, running from May to May.
Students earn 52 credits to graduate with an MBA focused in fashion & luxury.
  Summer Fall Winter Spring
Business Core
Economics, Communication,
Marketing, Strategy,
Accounting, Statistics,
Finance, Leadership
-- -- Professional & Corporate Social Responsibility
Fashion & Luxury Core
Consumer Behavior Retail Strategy & Analytics,
Retail Operations & Supply Chain Management
-- Luxury Marketing,
Next Generation Fashion
Stern Solutions

NYC Immersion
Fashion & Luxury Solutions
International Immersion (Milan) Fashion & Luxury Solutions
*Please note that Business Core and Fashion & Luxury Core courses are subject to change.


A Discussion on the Fashion & Luxury MBA

Learn more from current students about this unique MBA program and their varied experiences (recorded December 19, 2018)

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