Fashion Merchandising Bachelor of Science

Fashion is among the world's largest, most complex, and most dynamic industries. For those who are passionate about tastes and trends, expert in production and pricing, it isn't just a career, but a calling.

The Bay State program immerses students in both the art and the science of fashion - the creativity and the discipline, the glamour in front of the camera and the business behind it. Particular emphasis is placed on retail theories and techniques, and their ongoing evolution in an increasingly digital world.

Program Start Dates

  • Start Dates
    • Fall 2021: Monday, August 31
    • Spring 2022, Monday, January 10
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

Career Opportunities

Our internships and seminar program will give you real hands-on working experience to jump-start your career. And, our Career Services office will help you with everything from identifying the great jobs in fashion to interview coaching.

  • Fashion Buyer
  • Retail Manager
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Textile Merchandiser
  • Fashion Designer

Fashion Merchandising Degree Accreditation 

Bay State College is is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC). The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.