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Fashion Merchandising


Fashion Merchandising prepares students for a wide range of careers within the global marketplace. The curriculum trains students in the planning, purchasing, allocation, and promotion of merchandise, the application of technology to this task, and the development of human resources dedicated to the selling of goods and services. Students will understand the importance of professionalism, effective communication, and critical reasoning for achieving results in the fashion industry.

Careers

Fashion Designers
Wage: $61,160
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.0%
Self Employed: 23.6%
Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
Employed Part Time: 16.7%

Education Requirements:
Associate degree
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
Wage: $51,000
10 Year Growth Rate: -0.1%
Self Employed: 12.0%
Unemployment Rate: 2.9%
Employed Part Time: 15.6%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training