Fashion Merchandising and Marketing

Graduate with the Equivalent of 1 to 2 Years of Experience

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Prepare for a Career and Three National Certifications

Focus on customer service, marketing and merchandising knowledge for positions in fashion retail and fashion marketing, fashion apparel, home and garden, and gifts. You will also gain the communication, leadership and decision-making skills necessary for success. First-hand learning experiences include a retail lab, shopping zone field experiences and in-class professional projects. In addition to the competitive advantage of work experience, you will also be prepared to take the Customer Service and Sales, Advanced Customer Service and Sales, and Retail Industry Fundamentals certifications.


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Customer Service Representatives – est. salary $37,059
Fashion Designer – est. salary $59,132
First-line Supervisor of Retail Sales Workers – est. salary $38,921
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists – est. salary $62,458
Marketing Manager
– est. salary $147,752*
Retail Salespersons – est. salary $23,607
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products – est. salary $78,427

**EMSI Data, 2019; Philadelphia County, PA; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Fashion Merchandising & Marketing degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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