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Fashion Business: Fashion Merchandising Management

Fashion Business: Fashion Merchandising Management

As a Fashion Merchandising Management student, you will acquire the skills you need to succeed in an industry that involves a global network of merchandising professionals working in a vibrant, ever-changing business.

Study Online!

Did you know that a majority of the Fashion Business: Fashion Merchandising Management program can be completed online?

  • Fashion Business: Fashion Merchandising AAS (50% or more can be completed online)

Visit our Office of Online Learning for more information!

Why GCC?

At GCC, specific courses cover topics such as Principles of Business, Basic and Financial Accounting, plus a three credit Fashion Business Co-op and a Business Topic Seminar course.  Through this coursework you will recognize and apply ethical standards within the business community, and you will know the importance of project management skills and cooperative teamwork.

Career Opportunities

With a degree in Fashion Merchandising Management, you will find many career opportunities in areas such as:

  • Fashion buying
  • Coordinating
  • Merchandising
  • Advertising
  • Display
  • Public relations
  • Styling
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • E-commerce

Transfer Opportunities

Starting at GCC saves many students and their families thousands of dollars in tuition. With an A.S. or A.A. degree you will be able to seamlessly transfer within the SUNY network of 64 college and universities as well as to many 4-year private institutions. GCC's A.S. and A.A. programs were developed as part of the SUNY seamless transfer initiative allowing students to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree as a freshman and a sophomore at a community college, then seamlessly transfer to a SUNY four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree. Please reference the SUNY Transfer Pathways for degree programs to learn about any campus specific requirements. Visit the SUNY Core Course Finder to plan out the courses you should complete to transfer to a 4-year SUNY School.

If you are planning to transfer to a 4-year private institution you should work with our Transfer Services office to learn about possible articulation agreements and pathways that exist for many or our degree programs. Some GCC A.A.S. programs also have transfer opportunities.

To learn more about these opportunities and agreements contact the Transfer Services Office, we are more than happy to work with you and answer any questions you may have on building your own personalized transfer plan.

Transfer opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh*
  • Cazenovia College*
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
  • Laboratory Institute of Merchandising*
  • SUNY College at Buffalo

*GCC has current transfer agreements with the above noted institutions.