Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Merchandising

Do you have a talent for spotting fashion trends? Have you always had an interest in the business world? If so, a degree in fashion merchandising may be the perfect fit for you. Sanford-Brown offers an Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Merchandising degree program that can help you develop career-specific skills used in this dynamic field.

Sanford-Brown's Fashion Merchandising program allows you to take your love of fashion and apply it a whole new way. In addition to developing skills used in the fashion industry, you can also gain a thorough understanding of merchandising, management, buying and marketing – all the components that contribute to a successful fashion merchandising campaign.

Through Sanford-Browns's Fashion Merchandising degree program, you can learn to analyze market research, evaluate vendors for sourcing/producing products, study consumer buying habits and develop basic computer graphic skills. This associate-level program offers a variety of courses that can help you develop your creativity as you learn to create editorial, promotional and marketing materials for the fashion industry.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in Sanford-Brown's Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Merchandising degree program. *Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

  • Marketing Communication
  • Merchandising Principles and Practices
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Principles of Finance
  • Electronic Marketing
  • Principles of Finance
  • Introduction to Fashion
  • Computer Graphics for Fashion Design
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Fashion Product Development

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

Prospective entry-level career opportunities for students who successfully complete the Sanford-Brown Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Merchandising degree program can include:

  • Assistant Retail Sales Manager
  • Associate Visual Merchandiser
  • Assistant Buyer

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