About the Fashion Merchandising Program
Fashion merchandisers select, purchase, promote and sell clothing and accessories. As a Fashion Merchandising student, you will study fashion trends, learn about trend forecasting, and visit manufacturers and merchandise markets to gain real-world experience in the field. Your classroom simulates an industry office. You will work in teams and play various roles: manager, buyer, advertiser, display department and sales representative.
Learn how to coordinate promotional activities including marketing campaigns and fashion shows. Fashion merchandising offers advanced career options across marketing, purchasing, merchandising and sales. In this program, you will build a diverse portfolio designed to help you transition to a 4-year institution or enter directly into the fashion industry.
We provide opportunities to visit design houses and manufacturers as well as hear from retailers, merchandisers, and stylists. Top fashion schools and employers value Santa Monica College Fashion Merchandising graduates for their motivation, focus, and creativity.
Your dream of working in the fashion industry is within reach.
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