Business & Management - Fashion Marketing and Retail Management
If you're likely to lose track of time admiring the various styles and textiles in clothing stores, anxiously await Fashion Week each year, or dream of being paid to shop for clothes, a degree in Fashion Marketing and Retail Management may be a perfect fit.
Types of Degrees
Fashion Marketing and Retail Management students typically pursue an associate degree (2 years) or bachelor's degree (4 years). Though most entry-level retail jobs don't require a degree, most management positions in the field do require some form of post-secondary education. Students can expect to learn about consumer behavior, fashion styles, and the fashion retail industry.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background and work experience in fashion, retail sales, and/or customer service helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a specific school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Fashion Marketing and Retail Management Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Fashion Marketing and Retail Management include:
- Purchasing Manager
- Retail Buyer
- Retail Sales Manager
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a Purchasing Manager, Buyer, and Purchasing Agent was $69,600 in 2019 (1) while First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers earned a mean salary of $45,830 in 2019. (2)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on the career chosen but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.