Fashion Merchandising and Marketing Proficiency Certificate

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Get professional experience for positions involving fashion merchandising and marketing across a variety of retail products. With hands-on experience in and out of the classroom, you will be prepared to enter the workforce and to take the National Retail Federation Certification in Customer Service. Credits from this certificate count toward the Fashion Merchandising and Marketing degree program.

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Customer Service Representatives – est. salary $39,302
Demonstrators and Product Promoters
 – est. salary $32,041
Fashion Designer – est. salary $40,332
First-line Supervisor of Retail Sales Workers – est. salary $40,826
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists – est. salary $73,394
Marketing Manager – est. salary $157,138*
Retail Salespersons – est. salary $27,169
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products – est. salary $72,718

 

**EMSI Data, 2018; 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 Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes
FMM 101 - Survey of the Fashion Industry 3 credits FMM 101 is the prerequisite for FMM 110, FMM 115, FMM 120, and FMM 125. It may be taken concurrently with FMM 110.
FMM 105 - Textiles 3 credits  
FMM 110 - Merchandising and Marketing Professional Tools 2 credit  
FMM 115 - Understanding the Customer 3 credits  
FMM 120 - Professional Personal Selling 3 credits

It is recommended that students sit for the National Retail Federation Certifications in Customer Service.

FMM 125 - Experiential Retail 3 credits  

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