Fashion Merchandising Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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  • Bachelor of Fine Arts Fashion Marketing

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  • AS Fashion Merchandising
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Fashion Merchandising Degree Programs

A degree in fashion merchandising can take you into luxury department stores and private boutiques. Fashion merchandising programs can teach you to work as a fashion buyer, in public relations for a retailer, as a fashion director, or as a retail store manager. A fashion merchandising degree can get you started working as a textile merchandiser and designer, as a showroom sales representative, or even in product development or catalog production. Fashion merchandising programs include a variety of core classes including:
  • Textiles, design, and marketing
  • Fashion and retail buying
  • Marketing principles
  • Visual merchandising
  • Fashion marketing and consumer behavior
A career in fashion merchandising could take you into the front of a luxury department store or behind the scenes, arranging displays of clothing and accessories. A fashion merchandising program can guide you into a growing field.

Use Your Fashion Merchandising Degree to Design a Career

Trade school can be a great way to pursue your degree in fashion merchandising. The associate's degree is a two-year degree; the bachelor's takes four years to complete. While earning your merchandising degree you'll be learning the use and care of textiles, the history of fashion, how to conduct and analyze market research, planning, pricing and promotion, visual merchandise displays, inventory control, how to design marketing material, and store layout as it effects customer behavior. If a career in fashion merchandising sounds good to you, consider a fashion merchandising degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is a growing field. The average earnings for fashion merchandisers not working in supervisory positions but working in clothing and accessories in the private industry is over $18 an hour.