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The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategy program offers various interactive teaching approaches customized to meet the needs of today’s digital learners. Students examine the strategies and successes of well-known digital businesses through in-depth case studies, obtaining knowledge of efficient branding, marketing, and business procedures. The learning experience is enhanced by the unique perspectives that industry experts provide on current trends and problems in digital communication and social media management. Students become fully immersed in the dynamic digital ecosystem through social media conferences, digital marketing events, and benchmarks on well-known online platforms. With the help of industry-driven projects, students in this online fashion master’s program may apply theory to realistic situations, network professionally, and develop their practical skills through realistic fashion marketing proposals. With flexible online options, students can make their schedule and get their fashion master’s degree in less than two years.

Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes

With courses in internet law, experiential consumer behaviors, social media management, and data analytics, the Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategy Online Program gives students a thorough understanding of digital communication and social media dynamics. As they study under industry experts who are their instructors, students learn advanced media and communication strategies and create company concepts appropriate for the digital age. Students learn about successful digital marketing strategies and online brand management techniques by investigating digital advertising, innovative content production, graphic design, and email marketing tactics.

In this Master’s Degree in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategy, students can use new digital tools and platforms to aid creative direction projects and unique digital communication techniques since the curriculum strongly emphasizes the integration of digital technologies and creativity. Students gain real-world experience and industry insights through practical projects, such as a capstone project and experiential media assignments, which are crucial for success in the fast-paced fields of social media management and digital communication.

Industry Engagement
Industry Engagement

With a wealth of industry engagement possibilities, the Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategy Program gives students real-world experience and a vast network in the ever-changing digital landscape. Students can showcase their creativity and use the knowledge they’ve learned in the classroom by competing in digital marketing competitions paired with top brands looking for new talent in the industry. Seminars and guest lectures by industry experts provide priceless insights into the latest trends, difficulties, and best practices in social media management and digital communication.

Additionally, if you assist our Online Master in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategy through our Career Services section, students can apply for specific jobs and internships with prestigious digital marketing companies and social media platforms. Our committed career counselors provide one-on-one assistance to students in navigating the digital job market and obtaining valuable industry placements.

Facilities and Resources
Facilities and Resources

Our campus at Istituto Marangoni Miami is housed in a cutting-edge, 7-story building in the center of the Design District. Every level is planned to meet the various needs of our students, offering them a space that fosters creativity and learning. The online students from our digital communication masters can access various virtual resources to help their educational journey. Online theory classrooms, and industry-standard programs like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Clo3D for digital design are just a few of our vast resources.

Additionally, students can access various resources to support their academic and professional development. These include a comprehensive library, both physical and virtual, stocked with essential references and research materials. For those who visit Miami and would want to use the physical resources and spaces in the school, online students have the ability to do so. To learn more about our facilities and resources, feel free to visit our Miami campus or schedule a virtual tour to get to know us better.

How To Apply
How To Apply

If you’re interested in applying to our Online Digital Communications and Social Media Strategy Master’s, our admissions team is here to guide you through the entire process, from application to enrollment. The first step is to submit your application through our website and complete the online form. Once submitted, you’ll receive a detailed email outlining the documents required for submission before the specified deadline.

After you’ve submitted all necessary documents for the online master’s program, our Academic Committee will carefully review your student profile. You can expect a response shortly after that regarding your acceptance status. Accepted students will receive further information regarding student enrollment, orientation details, housing options, and more to ensure a smooth transition into our academic community.
Should you require additional information or assistance, please visit our Graduate Application page or schedule a call with one of our admissions representatives. We’re here to support you every step of the way.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Strategic Digital Marketing & Branding

By combining ideas from Internet law, ethics, and digital advertising tactics, students will create thorough proposals for digital marketing and branding that are suited to various digital platforms and target audiences.

Masters Program Highlight 1
Effective Social Media Management & Analytics

The curriculum gives students extensive knowledge in these areas, helping them improve brand visibility and reach through analyzing user interaction data, social media campaign optimization, and data-driven decision-making.

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Innovative Creative Direction & Content Creation

Through courses in graphic design, layout, and post-production, students understand the fundamentals of creative direction and content creation for a powerful online brand presence. They also learn how to create engaging digital content that connects with audiences.

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Consumer Psychology & Marketing Management

Students delve into experiential consumer behaviors and email marketing strategies, gaining insights into consumer psychology and effective marketing management techniques essential for driving engagement and conversion in the digital landscape.

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Hands-on Experience and Practical Projects

The program strongly emphasizes experiential learning through real-world projects, such as a capstone project and experiential media assignments. These opportunities enable students to develop professional portfolios, apply theory to real-world situations, and gain priceless industry experience.

PROGRAM SPECIFICS

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CREDENTIAL

Master of Arts Degree

START TERM

Spring, Summer, Fall

DURATION

16 months

MODALITY

Full-time or Part-time, Online*

CREDITS

36 credits

BEYOND
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Internships

You can choose from a wide range of internship options related to your study topic as a student in Istituto Marangoni Miami’s Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program. Our internships offer practical training to enhance your academic learning and equip you for success in the fast-paced field of digital communication, regardless of your interests in content creation, social media management, or digital marketing. Our career services department works closely with industry partners yet to guarantee that internship placements correspond with current market trends and offerings, our career services department works closely with industry partners. This allows students to gain invaluable real-world experience and networking opportunities in the digital communication and social media sectors.

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Industry Networking Sessions

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we understand the value of networking in the brand management and luxury sectors. We provide unique networking opportunities specially chosen for students enrolled in our Master of Arts in Digital Communications and Social Media Strategies program because of this. Students can interact with prominent personalities from the digital marketing in fashion industries through our ‘In Conversation With’ series, where they can receive insightful guidance on success in the field. Our industry-expert lecturers, events, volunteer opportunities, and brand partnerships further enhance our dynamic networking atmosphere.

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Fashion Contests

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we believe in the power of hands-on experience and healthy competition as key drivers of learning. That’s why we offer our students the exciting opportunity to participate in fashion and design contests. These contests provide students with real-life industry challenges, from crafting business or creative direction proposals to designing for partnered brands. By participating, students gain valuable insights into industry dynamics, sharpen their skills, and enhance their professional portfolios.

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The Miami Fashion Movement

Known as the Miami Fashion Movement, students from Istituto Marangoni Miami take center stage during major fashion weeks held around the Americas. Within the program, students can curate and present their collections on runways across the globe, including Palm Springs, New York, Miami Swim Week, Panama, Costa Rica, Argentina, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic. This all-encompassing experience teaches students about the intricacies of the fashion industry and concludes with the exhilarating moment of witnessing their creations on the runway.

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TUITION AND FEES

Cost and Fees Virtual Master of Arts in Digital Communications and Social Media Strategy
Total Semester Credit Hours 60
Tuition for Credit Hours $1,000
Non-Refundable Application $100
Campus Fee per Semester  N/A
Digital Resources per Semester  $350
Graduation Fee  $400
Total Cost of Attendance  $37,450

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we understand that each student’s financial situation is unique. That’s why we offer various payment options tailored to the specific program you are applying to. For detailed information about the payment opportunities available for our programs, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our representatives. They will be delighted to assist you in finding the best program for you and answer any questions you might have. 

* For a comprehensive overview of our tuition, fees, and refund policy, kindly access and download our catalog for detailed information.
*For finance-related inquiries, please contact the Finance Department at finance@immiami.com.

CURRICULUM

The Master of Arts in Digital Communications and Social Media Strategy Program offers a cutting-edge exploration of the dynamic intersection between digital technology and communication in today’s world. Through an innovative curriculum, students will deepen their understanding of Internet law, ethical considerations, and the intricacies of experiential consumer behaviors. With a strong emphasis on practical application, students will learn about social media management, analytics, and digital advertising, gaining invaluable insights into crafting compelling content and harnessing the power of online platforms. This online fashion marketing program equips students with research methodologies essential for navigating the ever-changing digital landscape, preparing them to analyze trends and develop effective communication strategies critically. As students progress, they engage in advanced studies, including digital writing, graphic design, and email marketing, honing their skills in creating impactful digital narratives. Culminating in a capstone project and experiential media exploration, this program empowers graduates with the expertise and creativity needed to thrive in diverse digital communications and social media roles.

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DCS526
Internet Law & Ethics

Essential to the contemporary fashion industry, internet law and ethics is related to computer and information ethics and the key processes and institutions shaping the technology landscape, and how brands are adapting to accommodate emerging technologies and practices. The course explores issues such as participant knowledge and consent, online privacy and, cybersecurity, intellectual property issues, domain name, copyrights, and social media regulations.

Prerequisite(s): None

Internet Law & Ethics
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DCS527
Experiential Consumer Behaviors

The aim of this course is for participants to understand more about the ultimate customer experience in a new phygital (physical place and digital space) context. They are introduced to new customer experience frameworks by exploring the concept of the 7Es (Experience, Exchange, Extension, Emphasis, Empathy, Emotional touchpoints, Emic/Etic process) as well as strategies using online surveys, contests, quizzes, and HTML5 games.

Prerequisite(s): None

Experiential Consumer Behaviors
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DCS528
Social Media Management & Analytics

The Social media management and analytics course introduces participants to tools and practices used by social media, marketing, and communications teams to identify successful practices, target demographics, and analyze real-time consumer practices. The course explores how to grow businesses by measuring the effectiveness of social media campaigns, A/B testing and to compare data from individual campaigns, posts, or pages.

Prerequisite(s): None

Social Media Management & Analytics
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DCS531
Research Methods

Research Methods supports students in developing the core competencies and academic rigor required for study at postgraduate level. Through a series of lectures and activities, students will be able to gain the theoretical and practical understanding needed to create effective coursework and capstone project proposals. Lectures will cover the reflective process, the review of literature, research methodologies, structuring research.

Prerequisite(s): None

DCS534
Email Marketing Strategies

Email marketing is the highly effective digital marketing strategy of sending emails to prospects and customers. This course will show how effective marketing emails convert prospects into customers, and turn one-time buyers into loyal, raving fans. This course will further explore how to build an email list full of targeted customers, how to optimize your emails for the highest open rates and click-through rates (CTR), and how to automate the email marketing process of nurturing your leads and turning prospects into customers.

Prerequisite(s): None

Email Marketing Strategies
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Communication Strategies

This course explores the ever-evolving world of marketing communication strategies, drawing on fashion industry case studies to help students to develop a deeper understanding of success factors. Media planning and strategy, public relations, sales promotions, direct marketing, CSR, the digital landscape of communications, fashion advertising and creative communication strategies, as well as laws and regulations associated with marketing communications are included amongst the topics.

Prerequisite(s): None

Communication Strategies
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DCS530
The Evolution of Fashion Media

The evolving landscapes of media and fashion communication environment are explored by examining the most relevant mass media such as: print (magazines, newspapers, catalogs); broadcast (TV, radio, video, film); and the Internet (Web sites, blogs, podcasts, social media, YouTube). Through analysis, participants will also understand the evolution of the digital landscape and its impact on fashion media.

Prerequisite(s): None

The Evolution of Fashion Media
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DCS532
Digital Technologies & Creative Direction

This course explores proven techniques from both brand
and agency perspectives. Learn to develop strategy and to plan, execute, and manage campaigns from ideation through results analysis. Study how creative strategy is executed across all elements of the marketing mix, including interactive marketing, promotion, advertising, traditional media, digital media, social media, and experiential events. Learn to manage all elements effectively for consistent strategy and branding and for successful integration. During this course, engage in the creative process by building a cohesive campaign.

Prerequisite(s): None

Digital Technologies & Creative Direction
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DCS535
New Digital Tools

The main focus of this course is to get participants to identify the right digital tools and platforms necessary for businesses to succeed. Students will understand which tools are used for different tasks and how to apply them in an everyday environment. This is achieved by exploring programs, websites or online resources including Hubspot, Ahrefs, Google Adwords and Google Analytics.

Prerequisite(s): None

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Digital Advertising & Online Media

Participants explore the world of Digital Advertising & Online Media by investigating the various distribution options of promotional content and by understanding the process of utilizing promotional material for online platforms such as social media, search engines, websites, and any other digital platforms. Students learn how to digitally take the business directly to where the consumer is, how to purchase advertising space for campaigns (pay-per-click), how to search engine optimize (SEO), how to integrate digital into traditional marketing strategies, as well as how to create web banner ads, mobile ads, landing pages, interactive look books and digital media kits.

Prerequisite(s): None

Digital Advertising & Online Media
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DCS536
Creative Content & Digital Writing

Digital culture describes how technology and the internet
are shaping the way that we interact as humans, and
writing on social networks and messaging systems is very
different from the traditional literary methods of the past. Today, a large part of a writer’s work is no longer based on copyright. All of the productions circulating on proprietary social networks live on the basis of an economic model based on advertising, customer centricity, transparency and brevity. This course will help students make the transition from traditional to digital writing, paying special attention to providing relevant content for specific target audiences and websites, and content containing keywords aimed towards improving a website’s SEO.

Prerequisite(s): None

Creative Content & Digital Writing
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Graphic Design, Layout and Post Productions

Graphic design is all around us, in a myriad of forms,
both on screen and in print, always made up of images
and words to create a communication goal. This course exposes students to the fundamental skills required to make sophisticated graphic design: process, context, and
communication through image-making and typography. The goal of this course is to equip learners with a set of transferable formal and conceptual tools for “making and communicating” in the field of graphic design. This core skill set will provide a starting point for further work in interface design, motion graphics, and editorial design.

Prerequisite(s): None

Graphic Design, Layout and Post Productions
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Experiential Media

Experiential Media, best described as an immersive
experience, allows brands and businesses to form longterm connections with consumers. This course will take
you through the process of how to use experiential media
to bring a product to life by reaching consumers in more innovative, authentic, and sharable ways. A key objective of this course is to the development of an Experiential media campaign, one that gives customers the up-close-and-personal brand experiences they crave; something traditional marketing efforts cannot always achieve.

Prerequisite(s): None

DCS602
Capstone Project

The capstone project represents the culmination of a
student’s academic learning and may take a variety of
forms. Students may select a course of personal and professional interest and relevance and conduct and
document an in-depth investigation into the topic. Students will meet with a designated supervisor to support them through the development of their project. Outcomes may be a final collection, a product, a presentation, a short film or an academic paper that will be presented and orally defended to a panel of tutors and experts in the field.

Prerequisite(s): All DCS 500-level courses.

MEET OUR
FACULTY

All faculty
Eyan is a seasoned fashion Creative Director, boasting extensive expertise and a stellar track record in men's and women's ready-to-wear and accessories. He has helmed large creative teams worldwide as Creative Director/SVP of Design for Hugo Boss men's and womenswear, Nike women's, and Puma international. With over 25 years of experience, Eyan gives students a global perspective on visionary trends and contemporary fashion, offering guidance to channel and focus on their creative aspirations. He holds a Master of Art in Fashion Menswear from the Royal College of Art in London and a Bachelor of Art in Fashion and Textiles from the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Teaching Areas: Creative Direction, Fashion Design, Luxury Innovation Fashion and Product Development  
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Eyan Allen
Fashion Design and Business Professor
Nathalie Tessier's journey in the fashion world began with studying fashion design in Paris, where she initially found her passion. However, as she delved deeper into the industry, she realized her true calling lay in the business side of fashion. She embarked on a remarkable career path upon graduation, joining the esteemed brand Celio. At Celio, Nathalie assumed the director role, overseeing various crucial aspects such as designing and managing international market collections, product distribution, and spearheading marketing campaigns. Her responsibilities included pioneering new store concept prototypes and demonstrating her multifaceted expertise in shaping the brand's identity and market presence. Nathalie's tenure in Paris enriched her professional journey as she collaborated with renowned brands like Celio Sport, Dooble, and Sud Express, further deepening her understanding of the intricacies of the fashion business world. Today, Nathalie brings her wealth of experience and insights to her role as the program leader for the Fashion Business program at IMM, where she guides and inspires aspiring professionals to navigate and excel in the dynamic realm of fashion business. Teaching Areas: Trend Forecasting, Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices, Production 360 and Fashion Entrepreneurship-Thesis
read more
Nathalie Tessier
Fashion Business Program Leader
Roxana Frontini teaches our students how to excel at managing marketing projects and teams, integrating strategies, and implementing complex initiatives for success. She incorporates her robust problem-solving abilities and entrepreneurial mindset into all her teaching and projects. Roxana is a proactive leader with extensive experience in fostering the growth of global companies in the media, fashion, music, and creative sectors. Possessing Master’s Degrees in Technology and Business Management and a double major in Law and Business, Roxana holds expertise in utilizing data-driven and highly creative marketing through technology and innovation to drive purposeful profitability and business expansion. Teaching Areas:  Ethics, Branding, Marketing & Communications
read more
Roxana Frontini
Fashion Business Professor
Alessandro has 24 years of expertise in developing brand equity and pioneering digital marketing across different cultures, nations, and businesses. As the Chief Marketing Officer at Under Armour, De Pestel led all the marketing aspects of the brand. He served previously as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Consumer Insights for Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe, executing global alignment, planning, and strategies to support the company’s product directives and initiatives. De Pestel also worked as International Communications Director for Christian Dior Parfums in France and Vice President of Global Marketing for Omega Watches in Switzerland. Teaching Areas: International Customer Behavior, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Creating Communicating & Delivery Luxury and Omni-Channel Distribution  
read more
Alessandro De Pestel
Fashion Business Professor
Victor Uphaus is a former retail executive who worked as a Store Manager and District Training manager for well-known American retail companies, such as Kids R Us, The Children's Place, GAP, JLindeberg, and Brooks Brothers. His passion for learning and sharing knowledge has enabled him to teach management, marketing, and other business courses at colleges and universities since 1997. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan and two Master's Degrees from St. Thomas University, one in Management and the other in Business Administration. Teaching Areas: Finance and Strategic Retail Management
read more
Victor Uphaus
Fashion Business Professor
Michelle Rofe was born in Mexico but moved to Israel at a very early age. She was Israel national champion in gymnastics and participated and won several international competitions. Being a gymnast allowed her to travel the world and learn about different cultures. She always loved fashion and started her formal fashion education in San Antonio-Texas, graduating cum laude from the fashion management and design program. After her graduation, she worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years first for a catalog business and later for a fashion ready to wear company. In the last 12 years, she has been working as a professor teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the fashion and graphic design programs. Michelle Rofe has her master’s degree in graphic design from MIU. She believes that these two art disciplines complement each other in many ways. She also works as a co-producer and editor for a media production company. The concept of beauty and aesthetics are themes that she is passionate about and loves to share her ideas and experience and knowledge with others. “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta
read more
Michelle Rofe
Fashion Design and Master's Professor
Sofía Agostini is an independent fashion journalist and an adjunct faculty professor at the Istituto Marangoni of Miami. She teaches Research Methods at the Master's level and Fashion Criticism & Digital Writing in the Introduction to Styling progressive course. She was part of the first cohort of Master's students to graduate from the school and is an active member of the Marangoni Miami community. Her dissertation, Where Have All the Tailors Gone?, was published in the fall 2021 issue of Fashion Studies Journal. Particularly interested in the history and growth of Latin American Fashion, Agostini has contributed several entries to the encyclopedia 'Raíces de la Moda' of Vogue México and written profiles on upcoming regional designers. She also collaborates for publications like Vanity Fair Spain and DNA Magazine. Teaching Areas: Fashion Writing and Research Methods 
read more
Sofia Agostini
Fashion Business Professor
MEET OUR
FACULTY
All faculty
Eyan is a seasoned fashion Creative Director, boasting extensive expertise and a stellar track record in men's and women's ready-to-wear and accessories. He has helmed large creative teams worldwide as Creative Director/SVP of Design for Hugo Boss men's and womenswear, Nike women's, and Puma international. With over 25 years of experience, Eyan gives students a global perspective on visionary trends and contemporary fashion, offering guidance to channel and focus on their creative aspirations. He holds a Master of Art in Fashion Menswear from the Royal College of Art in London and a Bachelor of Art in Fashion and Textiles from the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Teaching Areas: Creative Direction, Fashion Design, Luxury Innovation Fashion and Product Development  
read more
Eyan Allen
Fashion Design and Business Professor
Nathalie Tessier's journey in the fashion world began with studying fashion design in Paris, where she initially found her passion. However, as she delved deeper into the industry, she realized her true calling lay in the business side of fashion. She embarked on a remarkable career path upon graduation, joining the esteemed brand Celio. At Celio, Nathalie assumed the director role, overseeing various crucial aspects such as designing and managing international market collections, product distribution, and spearheading marketing campaigns. Her responsibilities included pioneering new store concept prototypes and demonstrating her multifaceted expertise in shaping the brand's identity and market presence. Nathalie's tenure in Paris enriched her professional journey as she collaborated with renowned brands like Celio Sport, Dooble, and Sud Express, further deepening her understanding of the intricacies of the fashion business world. Today, Nathalie brings her wealth of experience and insights to her role as the program leader for the Fashion Business program at IMM, where she guides and inspires aspiring professionals to navigate and excel in the dynamic realm of fashion business. Teaching Areas: Trend Forecasting, Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices, Production 360 and Fashion Entrepreneurship-Thesis
read more
Nathalie Tessier
Fashion Business Program Leader
Roxana Frontini teaches our students how to excel at managing marketing projects and teams, integrating strategies, and implementing complex initiatives for success. She incorporates her robust problem-solving abilities and entrepreneurial mindset into all her teaching and projects. Roxana is a proactive leader with extensive experience in fostering the growth of global companies in the media, fashion, music, and creative sectors. Possessing Master’s Degrees in Technology and Business Management and a double major in Law and Business, Roxana holds expertise in utilizing data-driven and highly creative marketing through technology and innovation to drive purposeful profitability and business expansion. Teaching Areas:  Ethics, Branding, Marketing & Communications
read more
Roxana Frontini
Fashion Business Professor
Alessandro has 24 years of expertise in developing brand equity and pioneering digital marketing across different cultures, nations, and businesses. As the Chief Marketing Officer at Under Armour, De Pestel led all the marketing aspects of the brand. He served previously as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Consumer Insights for Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe, executing global alignment, planning, and strategies to support the company’s product directives and initiatives. De Pestel also worked as International Communications Director for Christian Dior Parfums in France and Vice President of Global Marketing for Omega Watches in Switzerland. Teaching Areas: International Customer Behavior, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Creating Communicating & Delivery Luxury and Omni-Channel Distribution  
read more
Alessandro De Pestel
Fashion Business Professor
Victor Uphaus is a former retail executive who worked as a Store Manager and District Training manager for well-known American retail companies, such as Kids R Us, The Children's Place, GAP, JLindeberg, and Brooks Brothers. His passion for learning and sharing knowledge has enabled him to teach management, marketing, and other business courses at colleges and universities since 1997. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan and two Master's Degrees from St. Thomas University, one in Management and the other in Business Administration. Teaching Areas: Finance and Strategic Retail Management
read more
Victor Uphaus
Fashion Business Professor
Michelle Rofe was born in Mexico but moved to Israel at a very early age. She was Israel national champion in gymnastics and participated and won several international competitions. Being a gymnast allowed her to travel the world and learn about different cultures. She always loved fashion and started her formal fashion education in San Antonio-Texas, graduating cum laude from the fashion management and design program. After her graduation, she worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years first for a catalog business and later for a fashion ready to wear company. In the last 12 years, she has been working as a professor teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the fashion and graphic design programs. Michelle Rofe has her master’s degree in graphic design from MIU. She believes that these two art disciplines complement each other in many ways. She also works as a co-producer and editor for a media production company. The concept of beauty and aesthetics are themes that she is passionate about and loves to share her ideas and experience and knowledge with others. “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta
read more
Michelle Rofe
Fashion Design and Master's Professor
Sofía Agostini is an independent fashion journalist and an adjunct faculty professor at the Istituto Marangoni of Miami. She teaches Research Methods at the Master's level and Fashion Criticism & Digital Writing in the Introduction to Styling progressive course. She was part of the first cohort of Master's students to graduate from the school and is an active member of the Marangoni Miami community. Her dissertation, Where Have All the Tailors Gone?, was published in the fall 2021 issue of Fashion Studies Journal. Particularly interested in the history and growth of Latin American Fashion, Agostini has contributed several entries to the encyclopedia 'Raíces de la Moda' of Vogue México and written profiles on upcoming regional designers. She also collaborates for publications like Vanity Fair Spain and DNA Magazine. Teaching Areas: Fashion Writing and Research Methods 
read more
Sofia Agostini
Fashion Business Professor
MEET OUR
FACULTY
All faculty
Eyan is a seasoned fashion Creative Director, boasting extensive expertise and a stellar track record in men's and women's ready-to-wear and accessories. He has helmed large creative teams worldwide as Creative Director/SVP of Design for Hugo Boss men's and womenswear, Nike women's, and Puma international. With over 25 years of experience, Eyan gives students a global perspective on visionary trends and contemporary fashion, offering guidance to channel and focus on their creative aspirations. He holds a Master of Art in Fashion Menswear from the Royal College of Art in London and a Bachelor of Art in Fashion and Textiles from the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Teaching Areas: Creative Direction, Fashion Design, Luxury Innovation Fashion and Product Development  
read more
Eyan Allen
Fashion Design and Business Professor
Nathalie Tessier's journey in the fashion world began with studying fashion design in Paris, where she initially found her passion. However, as she delved deeper into the industry, she realized her true calling lay in the business side of fashion. She embarked on a remarkable career path upon graduation, joining the esteemed brand Celio. At Celio, Nathalie assumed the director role, overseeing various crucial aspects such as designing and managing international market collections, product distribution, and spearheading marketing campaigns. Her responsibilities included pioneering new store concept prototypes and demonstrating her multifaceted expertise in shaping the brand's identity and market presence. Nathalie's tenure in Paris enriched her professional journey as she collaborated with renowned brands like Celio Sport, Dooble, and Sud Express, further deepening her understanding of the intricacies of the fashion business world. Today, Nathalie brings her wealth of experience and insights to her role as the program leader for the Fashion Business program at IMM, where she guides and inspires aspiring professionals to navigate and excel in the dynamic realm of fashion business. Teaching Areas: Trend Forecasting, Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices, Production 360 and Fashion Entrepreneurship-Thesis
read more
Nathalie Tessier
Fashion Business Program Leader
Roxana Frontini teaches our students how to excel at managing marketing projects and teams, integrating strategies, and implementing complex initiatives for success. She incorporates her robust problem-solving abilities and entrepreneurial mindset into all her teaching and projects. Roxana is a proactive leader with extensive experience in fostering the growth of global companies in the media, fashion, music, and creative sectors. Possessing Master’s Degrees in Technology and Business Management and a double major in Law and Business, Roxana holds expertise in utilizing data-driven and highly creative marketing through technology and innovation to drive purposeful profitability and business expansion. Teaching Areas:  Ethics, Branding, Marketing & Communications
read more
Roxana Frontini
Fashion Business Professor
Alessandro has 24 years of expertise in developing brand equity and pioneering digital marketing across different cultures, nations, and businesses. As the Chief Marketing Officer at Under Armour, De Pestel led all the marketing aspects of the brand. He served previously as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Consumer Insights for Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe, executing global alignment, planning, and strategies to support the company’s product directives and initiatives. De Pestel also worked as International Communications Director for Christian Dior Parfums in France and Vice President of Global Marketing for Omega Watches in Switzerland. Teaching Areas: International Customer Behavior, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Creating Communicating & Delivery Luxury and Omni-Channel Distribution  
read more
Alessandro De Pestel
Fashion Business Professor
Victor Uphaus is a former retail executive who worked as a Store Manager and District Training manager for well-known American retail companies, such as Kids R Us, The Children's Place, GAP, JLindeberg, and Brooks Brothers. His passion for learning and sharing knowledge has enabled him to teach management, marketing, and other business courses at colleges and universities since 1997. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan and two Master's Degrees from St. Thomas University, one in Management and the other in Business Administration. Teaching Areas: Finance and Strategic Retail Management
read more
Victor Uphaus
Fashion Business Professor
Michelle Rofe was born in Mexico but moved to Israel at a very early age. She was Israel national champion in gymnastics and participated and won several international competitions. Being a gymnast allowed her to travel the world and learn about different cultures. She always loved fashion and started her formal fashion education in San Antonio-Texas, graduating cum laude from the fashion management and design program. After her graduation, she worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years first for a catalog business and later for a fashion ready to wear company. In the last 12 years, she has been working as a professor teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the fashion and graphic design programs. Michelle Rofe has her master’s degree in graphic design from MIU. She believes that these two art disciplines complement each other in many ways. She also works as a co-producer and editor for a media production company. The concept of beauty and aesthetics are themes that she is passionate about and loves to share her ideas and experience and knowledge with others. “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta
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Michelle Rofe
Fashion Design and Master's Professor
Sofía Agostini is an independent fashion journalist and an adjunct faculty professor at the Istituto Marangoni of Miami. She teaches Research Methods at the Master's level and Fashion Criticism & Digital Writing in the Introduction to Styling progressive course. She was part of the first cohort of Master's students to graduate from the school and is an active member of the Marangoni Miami community. Her dissertation, Where Have All the Tailors Gone?, was published in the fall 2021 issue of Fashion Studies Journal. Particularly interested in the history and growth of Latin American Fashion, Agostini has contributed several entries to the encyclopedia 'Raíces de la Moda' of Vogue México and written profiles on upcoming regional designers. She also collaborates for publications like Vanity Fair Spain and DNA Magazine. Teaching Areas: Fashion Writing and Research Methods 
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Sofia Agostini
Fashion Business Professor

CAREER PATHS

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategy Program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

Digital Marketing Manager

This position is in charge of creating and carrying out digital marketing campaigns on several Internet platforms, such as social media, email, and search engines. To increase audience engagement and conversion, the manager manages the production of digital content, examines campaign performance data, and refines tactics.

Social Media Strategist

Develops and implements social media strategies to enhance brand visibility, engagement, and loyalty. They monitor social media trends, analyze audience behavior, and create compelling content to attract and retain followers. Social media strategists collaborate with cross-functional teams to align social media efforts with overall marketing objectives.

Content Creators

Create interesting and pertinent content for websites, blogs, multimedia channels, social media, and other digital platforms. They create, write, design, and curate content to efficiently communicate brand messaging to their intended consumers. In addition, content producers monitor how their work performs and adjust their tactics in response to statistics and audience input.

Brand Manager

Create and maintain a brand’s positioning, messaging, and identity across digital platforms. They work with creative teams to guarantee brand continuity and relevance, study rival activity, and perform market research. In addition, brand managers monitor brand performance indicators and execute tactics to augment brand equity and recognition.

Digital Communications Specialist

This position manages internal and external communications initiatives through digital channels, including websites, email newsletters, and social media platforms. They craft compelling messages, coordinate content distribution, and monitor audience engagement to support organizational goals and enhance brand reputation. Digital communications specialists also respond to inquiries, manage crisis communications, and maintain brand voice and tone consistency.

Digital Media Analyst

Examines data and metrics related to digital media to assess how well campaigns and communication strategies are working. They gather, arrange, and analyze data from various sources, including digital advertising platforms, social media insights, and website analytics, to find trends, patterns, and improvement opportunities. Analysts specializing in digital media offer ideas and insights that stakeholders can implement to boost productivity and accomplish organizational goals.

Digital Content Manager

The digital content manager oversees the planning, production, and distribution across various platforms and channels. They create content schedules, oversee content creation procedures, and guarantee the coherence and quality of the material. To match content strategies with audience preferences and marketing goals, digital content managers also work with cross-functional teams.

Digital Marketing Consultant

Offers organizations and companies looking to improve their digital marketing initiatives strategic direction and experience. They evaluate their clients’ objectives, difficulties, and target markets, create specialized digital marketing plans, and provide strategies and resources to produce the intended results. To help their clients get the most out of their digital marketing efforts, digital marketing consultants may also offer training, workshops, and continuing assistance.

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CAREER PATHS

Digital Marketing Manager

This position is in charge of creating and carrying out digital marketing campaigns on several Internet platforms, such as social media, email, and search engines. To increase audience engagement and conversion, the manager manages the production of digital content, examines campaign performance data, and refines tactics.

Social Media Strategist

Develops and implements social media strategies to enhance brand visibility, engagement, and loyalty. They monitor social media trends, analyze audience behavior, and create compelling content to attract and retain followers. Social media strategists collaborate with cross-functional teams to align social media efforts with overall marketing objectives.

Content Creators

Create interesting and pertinent content for websites, blogs, multimedia channels, social media, and other digital platforms. They create, write, design, and curate content to efficiently communicate brand messaging to their intended consumers. In addition, content producers monitor how their work performs and adjust their tactics in response to statistics and audience input.

Brand Manager

Create and maintain a brand’s positioning, messaging, and identity across digital platforms. They work with creative teams to guarantee brand continuity and relevance, study rival activity, and perform market research. In addition, brand managers monitor brand performance indicators and execute tactics to augment brand equity and recognition.

Digital Communications Specialist

This position manages internal and external communications initiatives through digital channels, including websites, email newsletters, and social media platforms. They craft compelling messages, coordinate content distribution, and monitor audience engagement to support organizational goals and enhance brand reputation. Digital communications specialists also respond to inquiries, manage crisis communications, and maintain brand voice and tone consistency.

Digital Media Analyst

Examines data and metrics related to digital media to assess how well campaigns and communication strategies are working. They gather, arrange, and analyze data from various sources, including digital advertising platforms, social media insights, and website analytics, to find trends, patterns, and improvement opportunities. Analysts specializing in digital media offer ideas and insights that stakeholders can implement to boost productivity and accomplish organizational goals.

Digital Content Manager

The digital content manager oversees the planning, production, and distribution across various platforms and channels. They create content schedules, oversee content creation procedures, and guarantee the coherence and quality of the material. To match content strategies with audience preferences and marketing goals, digital content managers also work with cross-functional teams.

Digital Marketing Consultant

Offers organizations and companies looking to improve their digital marketing initiatives strategic direction and experience. They evaluate their clients’ objectives, difficulties, and target markets, create specialized digital marketing plans, and provide strategies and resources to produce the intended results. To help their clients get the most out of their digital marketing efforts, digital marketing consultants may also offer training, workshops, and continuing assistance.

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CAREER PATHS

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

The Master’s in Digital Communication and Social Media Strategies program graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to take advantage of a wide range of exciting job options in the communication, social media, and digital marketing industries. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the digital environment due to their in-depth training in social media management strategies, creative brand promotion techniques, and digital communication strategies within this online fashion marketing program. In this communication program, our curriculum equips students to significantly influence the rapidly evolving field of social media and digital marketing, content production, digital marketing, and online brand presence.

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FAQ

Is this program fully online, or do I need to attend any in-person classes?
This program is entirely virtual, allowing you to complete your studies from anywhere with an internet connection. There are no in-person class requirements.
Can I transfer credits from another institution?
The transfer of credits evaluation is available at Istituto Marangoni Miami. To be eligible for a transfer evaluation, you must be an applicant at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Your transcripts must be official in order for the Academic Committee to determine how many credits can be transferred to the certain program you have applied for.
What are the admission requirements for Istituto Marangoni Master's degree?
The requirements for admission to our graduate programs are: online application, ID, Resume, Bachelor’s transcripts and diploma, Personal Statement, Finance Statement, Portfolio (if applicable), and Interview (if applicable).
What is Istituto Marangoni Miami’s cost for the Online Master’s degree program?
The tuition for the Online Fashion Master’s program is $37,450 USD. Payment plans and scholarships are available.
Are scholarships available for the Online Master’s degree at Istituto Marangoni Miami?
In our online digital media master’s program, we offer partial merit scholarships for accepted Master’s students. More information is available for students who apply and are accepted into the program.
What networking opportunities are available for students in this Online MA in Fashion program?
In addition to joining the Istituto Marangoni’s network, which includes professionals in more than 120 countries worldwide in different fields within the fashion and design industry, we create programs for students to get to know industry professionals and understand the intricacies of the industry through the eyes of an expert.
Can Istituto Marangoni Miami help me find a job in the fashion industry?
At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we are committed to providing our students with a comprehensive education and equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue careers in the fashion industry. While we do not guarantee employment, we offer a range of career services and resources to support students in their job search. These include career counseling, resume workshops, networking events, internship opportunities, and access to our extensive alumni network. Additionally, our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing guidance and mentorship to help students navigate the job market successfully. Ultimately, the success of our graduates in securing employment within the fashion industry depends on their individual skills, dedication, and efforts in pursuing career opportunities.
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