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Fashion Merchandising and Retailing, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Providence, RI, United States | North Miami, FL, United States | Denver, CO, United States | Charlotte, NC, United States| Online
The Fashion Merchandising and Retailing program of Johnson & Wales University studies a fast-paced, global industry in which business meets creativity. You’ll learn about the economics involved in buying and selling fashion merchandise, how to forecast future trends in the industry, and the strategies needed to display and sell merchandise effectively.
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Overview

Choose to specialize in an area of interest (Providence, North Miami and Charlotte only):

  • Merchandise Buying
  • Fashion Marketing & Visual Merchandising

Throughout the Fashion Merchandising and Retailing program of Johnson & Wales University, you’ll experience fashion merchandising and retailing firsthand through internship opportunities, professional site visits with industry leaders, and the chance to participate in a variety of industry events.

This program also offers rich study abroad opportunities that are specifically geared for Fashion Merchandising & Retailing students. Spend a semester studying at the London College of Fashion, or head to Italy to explore Florence and Milan, and tour the Gucci, Ferragamo and Capucci fashion houses.

Take the world of Fashion Merchandising & Retailing by storm.

Occupational Outlook

Some professions may require additional study, background checks, certifications, licenses, exams and/or experience as required qualifications for employment. Students are responsible for verifying that they can meet the employment requirements of potential employers.

  • Buyers and Purchasing Agents
  • Commercial and Industrial Designers
  • First-line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
  • Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early admission: November 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    181 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Business of Fashion
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Fashion and Retail Lab
  • Merchandise Buying
  • Fashion Promotion

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency if applicable
  • Completed and signed International Student Financial Declaration Form for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Certified bank statement or government sponsorship letter verifying financial support for one academic year
  • Copy of biographical section of your valid passport
  • Submit Admissions Forms
  • Non-U.S. students transferring to JWU from another U.S. post-secondary institution must submit a Transfer Verification Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs

  • North Miami, United States

    900 - 1400 USD/month
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  • Charlotte, United States

    1133 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs
  • Providence, United States

    1030 - 1900 USD/month
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  • Denver, United States

    1310 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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