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Fashion Merchandising, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Miami, FL, United States
The Fashion Merchandising curriculum at AI Miami International University of Art and Design will immerse you in the business side of fashion. And from day one, it’ll test your abilities and your commitment. You'll focus in on building the tools to compete in an industry that rewards those with a knack for creative problem solving as you study.
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Fashion Merchandising is truly an international language in South Florida, with Miami becoming a contributor in this competitive industry. The local fashion industry includes design, retail, manufacturing, magazines, film, modeling, advertising, and photography, just to name a few. Students studying Fashion Merchandising can be involved in and study all aspects of the field while working with professionals in the industry. They will have the opportunity to work on market weeks, trade shows, and fashion shows for retail stores and designers. Students will be required to complete an internship in the industry, which is designed to prepare them for the exciting global fashion world.

The curriculum at AI Miami International University of Art and Design is structured to prepare students with current knowledge of the retail industry, including buying, public relations, advertising, fashion magazines, visual merchandising, fashion show production, and fashion styling. 

Learning outcomes

Students will build professional portfolios of their projects and their work to present to prospective employers. Students studying for their baccalaureate degree combine the courses that they studied in the associate’s degree program to further their course of study and to specialize on the business of fashion. They continue their course of study with product development, marketing, fashion magazines, and creative presentations. Internships within the industry are focused on their career goals to give the first-hand information needed to succeed in the global industry of fashion. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Public Relations 
  • Fashion Show Production 
  • Management 
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Retail Marketing 
  • Sales Promotion 
  • Fashion Trends

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • Application
  • Enrollment Agreement
  • Essay
  • A photocopy of the student’s passport to provide proof of birth date and citizenship (applicants who do not hold a passport will need to submit a copy of their birth certificate).
  • Original or official copies of all educational transcripts. These transcripts must be prepared in English or include an official English translation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 96300 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 96300 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 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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