Graduate Programs


Research-Based solutions for the fashion industry

The Master of Fashion Industry Studies is a 30-credit, initial masters level degree for academic advancement applicable to the fashion industry. The M.F.I.S. Thesis, accompanied by a visual presentation/representation, will robustly address the highly interdisciplinary character of fashion and propose an innovative and pragmatic research-based solution for the fashion industry.

Our Master of Fashion Industry Studies graduate program is accepting applications now! To submit your application for our full-time, two-year program, visit the Graduate Studies Admissions webpage. 

 Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2020 Admission - February 1, 2020
  • Assistantships - February 1, 2020

Applications must be complete by these above dates to be considered for graduate assistantships. Applications for The Fashion School graduate program are accepted on a rolling basis. Priority is given to applicants who meet the above deadlines. Applications received after the deadlines are accepted as space allows at the discretion of the graduate faculty. 

For more information, email MFIS@KENT.EDU or contact our Graduate Studies Coordinator, Dr. Jihyun (J) Kim:, 330-672-1473