Fashion Institute of Technology

Introduction

We’re New York City’s internationally recognized college for design, fashion, art, communications, and business.

FIT takes innovation to skyscraper heights. When you enroll at FIT, you join a long line of ambitious, energetic pacesetters. We have a tradition of teaching and inspiring emerging leaders, which arises from a powerful blend of:

  • a rigorous liberal arts foundation coupled with a real-worldcurriculum and hands-on instruction
  • a worldwide network of alumni
  • a strong relationship with industry leaders
  • a world-class faculty of working professionals
  • a direct connection to New York City culture and commerce

ACCREDITATIONS

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, National Association of Schools of Art and Design,Council for Interior Design Accreditation

DEGREES OFFERED

FIT offers Associate of AppliedScience Degrees, Bachelor of Science Degrees, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees,Master of Professional Studies Degrees,Master of Arts Degrees, and a Master of Fine Arts Degree.



CURRICULUM

Majors offered: 43

Certificates: 8



LIBRARY

The library holdings of more than 138,000 volumes, teamed with non-book materials such as fashion forecasting services, fashion design-related clippings files, periodicals from around the world, reference resources and Special Collections, provide professional aspects of the fashion business and the study of design not found in conventional academic libraries.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master in Art Market: Principles and Practices

Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

The Master of Arts program in Art Market: Principles and Practices gives students the knowledge and skills needed to excel in professional careers in art galleries and auction houses, and in such [+]

Master in Art Market: Principles and Practices

 

The Master of Arts program in Art Market: Principles and Practices gives students the knowledge and skills needed to excel in professional careers in art galleries and auction houses, and in such related fields as corporate curatorship, public art administration, and art market services.

 

You’ll study gallery design and management as well as exhibition planning and design. You’ll take classes in modern and contemporary art history, and learn specific computer applications for the art world. Faculty members specialize in such areas as gallery ownership and management, marketing, appraisal, and art law, and bring years of professional experience to the classroom. Frequent guest speakers and field trips offer vivid insights into the New York art market, along with valuable networking opportunities.... [-]


Master in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing

Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

The Master’s in Professional Studies, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management, is the only program of its kind. A think tank of innovative leadership, the program provides advanced [+]

Master in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing

 

The Master’s in Professional Studies, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management, is the only program of its kind. A think tank of innovative leadership, the program provides advanced education for emerging executives, fostering both creative and analytical business skills. Students obtain a global perspective through field studies in multiple overseas markets. Through academic and experiential learning and an Executive Mentor program, the curriculum facilitates the development of empathic leaders with the objective of shepherding brands that are global corporate citizens with products that delight and inspire the consumer.This two-year program just reached a major milestone: its 10th anniversary. With 200 successful graduates, the program is designed for individuals working in cosmetics, fragrances, and beauty-related areas who have been recommended by their employers because of their strong management potential.The capstone project (final thesis) reflects the partnership between industry and the classroom. Working in teams, graduating students develop an innovative, in-depth, interdisciplinary approach to a strategic topic determined by the faculty. They present their results to a panel of faculty and industry experts at an industry-sponsored event. In addition, students present their research to industry associations such as The Fragrance Foundation, retailers such as Macy’s, and executives at companies like L’Oreal and Johnson & Johnson.... [-]


Master in Exhibition Design

Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

In the Master of Arts program in Exhibition Design, you’ll learn to create environmental experiences that inform, entertain, and inspire. You’ll focus on the designer’s role and relationship to other members of the exhibition team while considering the exhibition [+]

Master in Exhibition Design

 

In the Master of Arts program in Exhibition Design, you’ll learn to create environmental experiences that inform, entertain, and inspire. You’ll focus on the designer’s role and relationship to other members of the exhibition team while considering the exhibition from the perspectives of communication, design, and fabrication.

 

This one-year intensive program is designed for candidates with professional experience as well as for recent graduates. Drawing on a range of disciplines including interior design, graphic design, industrial design, exhibit production, architecture, and lighting, you will explore the methods, techniques, and technologies needed to create exhibitions for a variety of venues, from museums to trade shows to public spaces.... [-]


Master in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice

Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

The Master of Arts program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis [+]

Master in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice

 

The Master of Arts program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis, conservation, storage, and exhibition of textile and costume materials, and in collections management and exhibition planning and design.

 

The hallmark of this interdisciplinary program is its blend of theory and practice. You’ll study the historical and cultural significance of fashion interpretation, and be trained to approach costume and textile history from various traditional and innovative perspectives. You’ll also learn practical skills, from how to identify fibers and treat various kinds of objects, to the proper way to roll a textile and dress a mannequin.... [-]


Master in Global Fashion Management

Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

FIT’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Global Fashion Management prepares emerging fashion executives for top [+]

Master in Global Fashion Management

 

FIT’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Global Fashion Management prepares emerging fashion executives for top managerial positions in the burgeoning international fashion industry. Offered by FIT in collaboration with Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong and Institut Français de la Mode in Paris, the program draws upon an international faculty and the facilities and industry contacts of three major institutions on three continents.

 

In intensive ten-day seminars on each campus, you will gain a comprehensive view of the interrelationships among the various segments of international fashion businesses and the technology that drives them. With the program’s focus on leadership, cross-cultural understanding, and the global marketplace, you will graduate prepared to assemble and manage international teams of professionals within an organization, and to guide an organization through the unchartered waters of international business efficiently and profitably. The global emphasis is reinforced through the international faculty and student body, offering extensive opportunities to make connections around the world.... [-]


Master in Sustainable Interior Environments

Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

FIT’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Interior Environments program prepares leaders who bring expertise in sustainability to residential, commercial, and institutional spaces. The curriculum [+]

Master in Sustainable Interior Environments

 

FIT’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Interior Environments program prepares leaders who bring expertise in sustainability to residential, commercial, and institutional spaces. The curriculum develops proficiency in research methods, theories, and progressive practices applicable to building environmentally responsible interiors. We are creating a community of professionals prepared to transform the environments in which we live, work, learn, and play.

 

 

Who Should Apply

The program is designed to meet the needs of professionals and educators, including interior designers, architects, facility planners, and facility managers, with a bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience.... [-]


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