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B.S. in Fashion: Fashion Merchandising

Residential Fashion Merchandising Degree Program (B.S.)

Are you business-minded with an overwhelming passion for fashion?

If so, our B.S. in Fashion and Fashion Merchandising cognate will prepare you to step into the global fashion industry. Here’s where fashion designers, manufacturers, merchandisers, and retailers from all over the world collaborate to design, manufacture, and sell clothing, shoes, and accessories. With this fashion degree from Liberty University, you’ll gain skills in business, fashion design, and aesthetics. Learn the design stages in the creative process, apply best practices of business and merchandising in your field, and create artifacts that can be leveraged into career opportunities.

Study under experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith and integrate a biblical worldview into the classroom. Our professors are degreed in fashion education and clothing and textiles and continue in their profession through conferences, workshops, and working in the industry.

Get ready for your fashion merchandising career through inspiring courses, an internship, and opportunities like a fashion show, pop-up shops, and fashion tour. Build your professional skills and network through the Fashion Design & Merchandising Association. Also, you’ll gain hands-on experience through our Fashion Design Lab featuring:

  • sewing machines
  • industrial straight sewer
  • industrial hemmer
  • sergers
  • industrial overlock
  • embroidery machine
  • full-scale draping forms
  • fabric design software
  • half-scale draping forms for design

The Fashion Lecture/ Lab classroom also provides space for testing materials, lectures, presentations, and collaborative working space for students.


Academic Information for the B.S. in Fashion: Fashion Merchandising

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Fashion (B.S.): Fashion Merchandising

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Fashion Merchandising Degree Courses You Could Take

  • Introduction to the Fashion Industry (FACS 225)
  • Special Fashion Markets (FACS 324)
  • Psycho-Social Aspects of Clothing  (FACS 325)
  • Retail Merchandising (FACS 353)
  • Fashion Promotion & Visual Merchandising (FACS 423)

Start Your Career in Fashion Merchandising


Career Opportunities for Fashion Merchandising Degree Graduates

  • Fashion Boutique Owner
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Accessory Merchandiser
  • Fashion Show Production
  • Apparel Manufacturers Representative