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Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development curriculum at Ohio University offers coursework in both creative (Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Product Development, and Promotion) and analytical (buying and planning, Excel and statistical reasoning) areas of merchandising, with a focus on fashion products. 
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Overview

Through The Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development program at Ohio University, students learn how to navigate a career path in a fast paced, dynamic industry.  Supervision, leadership and management activities, in the context of fashion and retail careers, are emphasized.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Career opportunities include retail management, merchandising, buying, assortment planning, product development, visual presentation, wholesale sales, and entrepreneurship. Our graduates have gone on to exciting careers with companies such as:

  • DSW
  • Maurices
  • Kohl's
  • Target
  • Big Lots
  • L Brands
  • Nordstrom
  • Express
  • NES Group Jewelry Wholesalers
  • ESP Trendlab

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:

  • Fashion and Culture
  • Elementary Textiles
  • Product Development, Evaluation, and Distribution
  • Professional Career Search Strategies
  • Work Experience in Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development
  • Global Issues in Textile, Apparel, and Retail Industries
  • Retail Merchandising- Promotional Strategy
  • Fashion Buying and Assortment Planning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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:

    6

    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:

    520

    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 form
    • $70 international application processing fee
    • Official academic records
    • Evidence of sufficient funding
    • Statement of activities.
    • Exams for scholarship consideration
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 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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