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Fashion Merchandising Online Degrees


LIM College’s online Fashion Merchandising degree programs allow you to pursue your dream of a fashion career from wherever you are. Whether you’re looking for a bachelor’s, master’s, or an associate degree, LIM College offers online options to fit your schedule. After earning your Fashion Merchandising degree online, you’ll be well-equipped to succeed in the business of fashion, with career paths that may include fashion buyer, brand manager, product planner, and more.


Online Associate Degree in Fashion Merchandising & Management
  • The online associate degree program in Fashion Merchandising & Management has a curriculum that will give you a competitive advantage in the fashion industry. This program is highly specialized, allowing you to begin your career immediately after graduating, or to enter a 4-year bachelor’s degree program.
Online Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising
  • The Fashion Merchandising online bachelor’s degree program consists of a strong foundation in liberal arts, business classes, and professional courses that will prepare you for a career in the fashion business, or to continue on to earn a graduate degree.
Online Master's in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management
  • Online master’s degree programs in Fashion Merchandising prepare you to advance your career in fashion, retail, and/or management from wherever you are. Whether you’re looking to take your current career to the next level, continue your education in fashion, or transition to a fashion-focused career path, our online master’s program offers expert business and fashion faculty and important flexibility.

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...Prepare for a career in fashion whenever and wherever you want to! A Fashion Merchandising degree prepares you for a variety of career paths and responsibilities, including being a fashion director, who has an intimate knowledge of fashion trends and how to promote key products, to being a fashion buyer, who strategically decides what products to order, stock, and sell.


We use Canvas Learning Management System for our graduate and undergraduate fashion merchandising online courses. This is an online platform where you will participate in classroom activities like group discussions, and through which you will submit all assignments. Attendance is measured by participation in weekly activities (due each Sunday night).

Every student enrolled in an online Fashion Merchandising program will also be assigned an Online Advisor. This person will serve as a liaison between you, your instructors, and administrative teams, and will be there with you throughout your entire online program, answering questions and providing professional guidance when you need it.

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Career Options

With an online Fashion Merchandising degree, you can pursue a wide range of careers including:

  • Brand Manager
  • Buyer
  • Merchandise Planner
  • Trend Forecaster
  • Creative Director
  • Event Planner
  • Fashion Director
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Product Developer
  • Retail Store Director
  • Licensing Specialist
  • Merchandising Manager


The following courses are examples of what you might take if you were enrolled in an LIM College online Fashion Merchandising degree program.

  • Advanced Buying & Planning
  • Computer Aided Design for Merchandising
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Fashion History & Global Attire
  • Fashion Magazines
  • Fashion Show Production
  • Fashion Styling
  • Global Retailing
  • Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • Product Development & Merchandising
  • Street Style
  • Textiles
  • Advanced Fashion Merchandising
  • Retail Merchandise Management
  • Fashion Branding & Promotion

Learn More About The Fashion Merchandising Industry

Want to learn more about Fashion Merchandising careers, salaries, and more? Check out our articles and guides for more information.

Fashion Merchandising Careers & Job Descriptions

What kinds of careers and jobs can you pursue after completing a graduate or undergraduate online degree in fashion merchandising? From forecasting, to fashion buying, to merchandise management, this article goes in depth on possible career paths, how to get there, and what day-to-day responsibilities might look like.

Fashion Merchandising Salary Guide

Pursuing a career in fashion is often rewarding in a way that can’t be quantified. However, it is still important to understand the earning potential and salary ranges for various fashion merchandising positions after completing your online degree at LIM College.

Fashion Marketing VS Fashion Merchandising

What is the difference between fashion merchandising and fashion marketing, and which online degree program will take you where you want to go? Learn the difference and potential career paths for each.