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Fashion Merchandising, B.A., B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, NE,
At Wayne State, you’ll go beyond fashion itself and study business, marketing and promotion, how to analyze data on customers and sales, and even management – all important parts of the fashion industry. 


Trendy clothing and classics. The latest styles. If you follow the world of fashion, you probably know exactly what’s in. You might even be wearing it yourself. Why not make it your life career? Imagine yourself helping design new clothes, marketing or selling the latest trends, or even helping people dress appropriately for an occasion.

The programme

A degree in fashion merchandising can open you to the world of clothing, beyond design, and give you the background you need to succeed in any part of the industry.

Housed in Benthack Hall of Applied Science, the Technology and Applied Science Department offers state-of-the-art construction, woodcrafting, manufacturing, and food preparation labs, so you can expect to graduate with a modern, high-tech education. What’s more, our new Center for Applied Technology  will add two new tech-savvy classrooms and 13 state-of-the art instructional labs for manufacturing, applied engineering, and robotics, which will provide you with excellent hands-on learning opportunities.  

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Fashion Industry 
  • Nutrition 
  • Principles of Human Communications 

      English Language Requirements

      • 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 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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      General Requirements

      • To be admitted to Wayne State, you must graduate from an accredited high school.

      For this reason, we strongly recommend the following high school curriculum. 

      • English/Language Arts 4 units (years)
      • Mathematics (including Algebra) 3 units (years) 
      • Social Studies/History 3 units (years) 
      • Sciences 3 units (years) 
      • A final high school transcript documenting official graduation date from that high school must be submitted . 
      • All freshman applicants under the age of 21 are expected to submit test scores from either the American College Testing Program (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The ACT is preferred.

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        354 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 354 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
      • National

        265 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 265 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
      • In-State

        177 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 177 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Wayne

      • 966 - 1490 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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