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Global Fashion Studies, Minor

The international scope of this multidisciplinary minor is on the context, culture, practices, and trends in the fashion industry. It is designed for students especially interested in fashion marketing, retailing, media, and technology.

  • Academics
  • Experiences
  • Interests

As a prominent global industry, fashion offers employment opportunities in a wide variety of areas. This new minor allows Northeastern students to identify, analyze, demonstrate, and communicate how the evolving and highly competitive fashion industry functions artistically, socially, historically, economically, ethically, and culturally in a global market. Courses in this minor include opportunity for design thinking and collaborative maker activities as well as the development of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Interests of Global Fashion Studies, Minor Students

  • artistic
  • blogging
  • costume
  • couture
  • crafts
  • creation
  • creativity
  • culture
  • design
  • entrepreneurship
  • fashion
  • fashion construction
  • fashion designer
  • fashion industry
  • fashion show
  • film
  • global
  • global market
  • journalism
  • marketing
  • merchandising
  • Paris
  • pattern making
  • photography
  • photojournalism
  • resilience/sustainability
  • retail
  • retailing
  • street style
  • study abroad
  • television
  • textile
  • trend forecasting

Co-op Opportunities

  • Rose Brand
    Secaucus, NJ
  • Costume Works
    Somerville, MA
  • Huntington Theatre Company
    Boston, MA
  • OBO Global
    Boston, MA
  • NARS Cosmetics
    Boston, MA
  • Donna Morgan
    New York, NY
  • TJMaxx and HomeGoods
    Framingham, MA
  • Reebok
    Canton, MA
  • New Balance
    Boston, MA
  • Puma
    Somerville, MA
  • RueLaLa
    20 Channel Center St Ste 800 Boston, MA
  • PVH (formerly Phillips-Van Heusen)
    New York, NY
  • Nautica
    Boston, MA
  • J McLaughlin
    Boston, MA
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Career Opportunities

  • Multidisciplinary Skills
    • Fashion design
    • Fashion construction
    • Pattern making
    • Photography
    • Blogging
    • Writing
    • Trend analysis
    • Industry analysis
    • Observation
  • Careers of Tomorrow
    • Fashion Marketer
    • Fashion Marketer
    • Fashion Merchandiser
    • Fashion Retailer
    • Fashion Designer
    • Fashion Blogger
    • Fashion Photographer
    • Fashion Influencer
    • Fashion Writer
    • Fashion Journalist
    • Fashion Historian

Program Coordinators:

Frances Nelson McSherry

Teaching Professor

Department Chair:

Antonio Ocampo-Guzman

Associate Professor, Chair of Department of Theatre


Marti McIntosh

Operations Manager

Academic Advisors:

Helena Prezio

Assistant Director of Advising

Jaclyn Ruybalid Krueger

Academic Advisor

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