Combine your passion for trendsetting styles with a business-focused education that will be an asset in many industries with the online Associate of Science in Fashion Merchandising. This online AS program, with its focus on the application of retailing and fashion merchandising theory, could be the start to an exciting and rewarding career in fashion.
Earn your associate degree in fashion merchandising online and take courses in design and color theory, textiles, retailing and marketing. With an AS degree, you'll be prepared for entry-level careers in buying, visual merchandising, sales and vendor relations in retail or wholesale settings. Plus, if you want to continue your education, you don't have worry about applying to another school. SNHU offers an online BS in Fashion Merchandising.
In the AS in Fashion Merchandising degree program, you'll learn how to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your associate in fashion merchandising online at SNHU include:
Earning an associate degree in fashion merchandising online will prepare you for roles in buying, sales management, retail operations management, merchandising, retail promotions and vendor relations.
The demand for leaders in the retail industry is growing, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment among first-line supervisors and managers is expected to grow 5% through 2026.*
The associate degree in fashion merchandising online curriculum will help you build a solid foundation in merchandising and retailing principles and practices. This fashion merchandising curriculum, designed and taught by practicing professionals, includes courses in design, textiles, marketing, retailing and sales promotion to enhance a career in fashion.
This program has a required internship. The internship experience must be US based. Please ask your admission counselor or advisor for more information.
Total Credits: 60
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.
*All concentrations associated with the program are also accredited through ACBSP.