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Fashion Merchandising and Management

Berkeley College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. A.A.S., Fashion Merchandising and Management, B.B.A., Fashion Merchandising and Management, and B.B.A., Fashion Merchandising and Management with a Minor in International Business are accredited by IACBE. 

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Student Testimonial

“Berkeley College has so many opportunities and so many programs - I’ve always been interested in fashion. As a native of the Dominican Republic, Berkeley helped me get into college even when I couldn’t speak English very well. Be fearless to begin this new chapter in your life.”

-Odette Tholenaar Inchaustegui, Fashion Merchandising and Management Student

Odette Tholenaar Inchaustegui

The Berkeley College Fashion program can prepare you to be a fashion mogul.

At Berkeley College, you’ll learn to succeed in the fashion business from those who already have. You’ll benefit from a faculty with extensive professional experience, as well as close proximity to one of the world’s great fashion districts. 

Our Fashion Merchandising and Management degree programs focus on the business side of the fashion industry, training you in all aspects of the complete fashion global supply chain—current technologies, consumer behavior, product development, merchandising, retail distribution, marketing, and sales.

Our programs can prepare you for a range of potential careers, including:

  • Product development
  • Retail buying and merchandising
  • Allocation and planning
  • Omni-channel retail management
  • Brand communications

Here’s what sets the Berkeley Fashion Merchandising and Management program apart:

  • You’ll get close, personal attention from professors, including many who have held important positions with renowned fashion brands
  • You’ll have unique learning and experiential opportunities (such as participation in NYC Fashion Week, tours of fashion houses, etc.)
  • You’ll have easy access to frequent industry experts as guest speakers and special industry-related events
  • You’ll benefit from hands-on learning through field trips to retailers and showrooms, as well as volunteer opportunities
  • You’ll get valuable, practical experience through program-related internship or job-related assignment that provide opportunities to apply skills learned in the classroom in a real-world setting
  • You can transition seamlessly between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees

Tutoring services, workshops, seminars, and other support services are available through the Center for Academic Success. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in student chapters of professional associations, student clubs, and alumni groups that can help you make important industry connections.

Potential Careers:

Graduates of the Fashion Merchandising and Management program pursue such positions as:

For more information regarding a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Management or another program of study at Berkeley College, click here.

About the Program 

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Program Locations:

Fashion Merchandising and Management Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) is offered in: New York City, White Plains, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge, Woodland Park, Online 

Fashion Merchandising and Management Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.) is offered in: New York City, White Plains, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge, Woodland Park, Online 

Want to learn more about Berkeley's Fashion Merchandising and Management program?

You’ll find additional information in our Catalog, including the different degrees offered, descriptions of the courses you’ll take, the department faculty, and much more. You can always live chat or contact us with questions.

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