Bachelor Of Science BS In Fasion Fashion Merchandising
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 18, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Style Your Career 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 get the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to start 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. 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 even be a stylist for high-end clientele like celebrities and politicians.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Fashion Merchandising Degree?

You can study with confidence while pursuing your degree with Liberty University. You will receive training in real-life situations that impact the fashion merchandising industry, courses that meet the highest accreditation requirements, and mentorship from professional faculty members who partner with you for success.

Curious about why our program is so successful? Our professors are one of our most valued assets at Liberty. They are professionals in their field with real life experience and degrees in related areas. They’re excited about the opportunity to give you hands-on experience, as well as to mentor, guide, and teach you throughout your academic journey with us.

In addition to learning from professionals, you’ll also make connections with faculty members and peers in several clubs for family and consumer sciences students. Plus, you’ll take part in an internship that can give you the real world experience you need to be career-ready upon graduation.

What Will You Learn in Our Fashion Merchandising Degree?

Our bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising provides the training you need to succeed in a fashion merchandising career field. 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.

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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


Degree Information

Career Opportunities

Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Fashion Merchandising Degree

  • Our family and consumer sciences program ranked #1 in the state of Virginia.
  • The required internship towards the end of this degree provides hands-on experience and potential job opportunities.
  • Our on-campus clubs allow students 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.
  • For the past 3 years, 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

  • 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)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

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