BS in Fashion Merchandising & Management


Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce


Bachelor of Science


East Falls


On Campus


4 Years

Enrollment Options

Full Time

The BS in Fashion Merchandising & Management program at Jefferson features an immersive, career-focused curriculum that prepares students to contribute to all aspects of the global fashion system.

Ranked in the top-20 fashion schools by Business of Fashion, the program institutes project-based learning to build professional experience and enhance industry knowledge. Our weekly industry speaker series hosts thought leaders at the forefront of merchandising, buying, retail operations, digital merchandising, trend forecasting, product development, sourcing, production, design and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). We integrate critical concepts of DEI to shape course discussions, create projects and institute topics aligned with the broader curriculum in fashion merchandising, business and general education courses. 

The fashion industry has evolved into a trillion-dollar business offering many rewarding opportunities in buying, planning, allocation, sourcing, product development, distribution, visual merchandising, social media, marketing and brand management. 

  • Emphasizing professional training from day one through our dynamic courses and innovative approach.
  • Allowing you to focus on your interests with different curricular options.
  • Encouraging collaborative work experiences addressing real-world challenges.
  • Connecting you with Philadelphia and New York internship opportunities through industry partnerships and our strong alumni network.
  • We offer study abroad programs in fashion capitals including Paris, Rome, Hong Kong and London. Students can gain international work experience in London.

No matter what path you want to take within the fashion industry, Jefferson has the education, resources and connections to help you get there.

Video Series: I Am A...

Hear firsthand from our students and faculty about what it's like to be a Fashion Merchandising & Management major.

To watch more Jefferson academic program videos, visit the "Programs at Jefferson" playlist on our YouTube channel.

Program Highlights

Fashion has evolved into a billion-dollar business that offers many rewarding career opportunities, and our program emphasizes professional training from day one. This immersive, career-focused curriculum prepares students to contribute to all aspects of the burgeoning global fashion industry. Students take both core fashion courses and specialized courses depending on career ambitions.

  • First Year Experience: create, produce and merchandise a product
  • Study abroad in Paris, Beijing, Rome, Hong Kong, London and more
  • Get the chance to help produce the FAME Magazine

Includes Career-Focused Specializations:

  • Global Brand Strategy
  • Fashion Product Development
  • Buying and Merchandising

Fashion Merchandising & Management at Jefferson Photo Gallery