Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management


Widely hailed as the think tank for the beauty industry, the Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management (CFMM) Master in Professional Studies program is the only one of its kind in the country.

Tailored to emerging executives, FIT’s program develops empathetic leaders with dual competency in creative and analytical business skills fostered through unique global academic and experiential learning opportunities. By conducting original and disruptive research and brainstorming solutions to business issues and opportunities with industry luminaries, you’ll fast-track your professional development and career.


CFMM MPS degree

Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management MPS

You’ll gain a global perspective through overseas field research, academic study, and learning from senior-level industry executives. Graduating student teams present research throughout their two years of study, culminating in a capstone project that is presented to industry at a high-profile annual event, as well as international business conferences. Applicants must have at least three years of relevant work experience at the corporate level; the average among entering students is seven.

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Be a boss … In a constantly evolving industry, your experience at FIT will prepare you to lead teams that are ready for the challenges of the future.

Beyond Graduation

Graduates include several CMOs and general managers, scores of SVPs, and other executives at top beauty brands such as L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, Chanel, Shiseido, LVMH, and e.l.f. Cosmetics. Our executive mentor program matches students in the program with beauty industry executives, a rare opportunity to work with leaders in the field.

CFMM beyond graduation

Learn From the Best

Our faculty members are changemakers in the beauty industry. Meet more Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management faculty.
Stephan Kanlian

The founder and chair of FIT’s CFMM program, Professor Kanlian previously held marketing and business development positions in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors. He leads trips to Europe and Asia each year for his students, meeting with industry and thought leaders, to ensure they develop a global perspective in retail, marketing, and branding.

Stephanie Kramer

Kramer is the general manager of SkinCeuticals, a luxury medical skin care brand with L’Oréal’s Active Cosmetics Division. She is a graduate of the CFMM program.

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Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management

Goodman Center, Room E315
(212) 217-4300

Stephan Kanlian


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