Bachelor Of Science BS In Fasion Fashion Merchandising
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Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 21, 2023
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Pursue Your Career in Style with a Degree in Fashion Merchandising

Are you excited about the idea of working in the fashion industry? At Liberty University, you can earn your Bachelor of Science in Fashion – Fashion Merchandising to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to pursue your career in the world of fashion.

You’re excited about working in fashion, but you may be wondering what you can do with a degree in fashion merchandising. The possibilities are limitless. Whether you are wanting to design clothing, become a purchasing manager, or participate in fashion shows, a fashion merchandising degree from Liberty can help you achieve your goals.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Fashion Merchandising Degree?

You can study with confidence while pursuing your degree at Liberty University. You will receive training in real-life situations that impact the fashion merchandising industry, take courses that meet the highest accreditation requirements, and have opportunities to receive mentorship from professional faculty members.

At Liberty, our instructors are industry professionals with years of real-world experience in fashion merchandising. With the experience that you would find among faculty at a pure fashion merchandising college and the resources of a large school, our professors are able to speak with authority and provide a comprehensive fashion education — including mentorship and preparation to work in the fashion industry.

Our fashion merchandising degree also requires an internship, so you can gain hands-on experience that complements your academic studies. If you’re interested in pursuing a degree taught by passionate, esteemed professors at a respected university, our fashion merchandising degree may be for you.

In addition to learning from professionals, you will also have the opportunity to make connections with faculty members and peers in several clubs for family and consumer sciences students. The networking opportunities that you may have could lead to potential jobs and possibilities for years to come.

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What Will You Learn in Our Fashion Merchandising Degree?

Our bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising can help provide the training you need to succeed in a fashion merchandising career. You will take foundational courses that are essential to understanding the basics of fashion as well as the business and management side of the fashion industry.

The foundational fashion courses in this degree cover topics like family and consumer sciences, textiles, economic decisions and impact, and professional development. Additionally, you’ll participate in a required internship to guarantee hands-on experience in your field.

Your fashion merchandising classes can help you prepare you ready to enter the world of fashion with the knowledge and skills you need to make a difference. Some of the specialized courses you will take include:

  • Design and Construction I for Apparel
  • Event Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Specialty Fashion Markets
  • Survey of Accounting and Finance

View the Degree Completion Plan and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

FACS 320 – Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics

FACS 350 – Family Economic Decisions

FACS 403 – Professional Development

FACS 455 – Family and Individual Resource Management


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Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Fashion Merchandising Degree

  • The required internship towards the end of this degree provides hands-on experience and potential job opportunities.
  • Our on-campus clubs allow you to connect with peers and professionals in the field. These clubs include the Family and Child Development Association, Interior Design Association, Fashion Design and Merchandising Association, Event Planning Society, and FACS Honor Society.
  • Our annual Spring Fashion Show hosts over 1,400 guests.
  • Our fashion students have presented designs at the International Textile and Apparel Association’s annual conference.

Fashion Merchandising Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Fashion Merchandising Graduates

The opportunities for graduates of our fashion merchandising degree are vast. You could work as a merchandiser or a manager in high fashion stores and boutiques. You could be a merchandise buyer for businesses. Or you could be a stylist for high-end clientele like celebrities and politicians. Some of the careers you may be qualified to pursue include:

  • Buyer
  • Retail manager
  • Sales representative
  • Stylist
  • Visual display specialist

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

 *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.