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Fashion Merchandising, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Indiana, PA, United States
The ever-changing and challenging world of fashion is one of the most practical and competitive fields. Successful people in fashion merchandising have a flair for both fashion and business. We offer a bachelor degree in Fashion Merchandising at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 
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The program in Fashion Merchandising at Indiana University of Pennsylvania acknowledges this by providing courses that emphasize apparel merchandising and promotion, apparel production and distribution, ready-to-wear analysis, quality control in production, textiles and textile testing, historic costume, aesthetics, global issues in textiles and apparel, and visual merchandising.

The Fashion Merchandising curriculum consists of university liberal studies requirements, fashion merchandising core courses and electives, and a specific business concentration. Upon completion of all academic requirements, the students earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion Merchandising.

The Eberly College of Business complements the fashion merchandising major by providing the business concentrations of Business Administration, Marketing, and Small Business Management. Students can earn a minor in business administration. Emphasis is also placed on knowledge of computers and mathematics.


With a BS in Fashion Merchandising from IUP, consider these positions:

  • Entry-level management trainee
  • Executive/merchandising trainee leading toward positions of buyers/merchandise manager
  • Allocation specialist
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Technical design and production assistant
  • Manufacturer’s sales representative
  • Regional brand merchandiser
  • Ready-to-wear quality control analyst
  • Textile testing laboratory technician

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Garment manufacturers, wholesalers, and retail stores may be a good place to begin a career. High-end clothing boutiques and fashion designers also need skilled personnel. Your fashion merchandising degree opens many doors. Tailor your career any way you wish.
  • Employment is one path, and entrepreneurial zeal is another. Many exemplary careers have been launched by opening an online store, for example. This choice allows you to blend fashion merchandising skills while also controlling the development of a personal brand.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • $25 Application Fee
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement
  • Official Transcripts
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7916 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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