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      The Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Fashion & Retail Management teaches students how to develop, analyze and implement sales strategies, exploring retail buying practices and fashion merchandising.

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      Enhance Your Fashion & Retail Management Skills

      The fashion & retail industries are incredibly dynamic – from season to season new styles, trends and consumer behaviors emerge. It is the fashion & retail managers who have the sense for style and business savvy it requires to keep their business successful in this constantly evolving marketplace.

      The Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Fashion & Retail Management at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division teaches students how to develop, analyze and implement sales strategies. It focuses on exploring retail buying practices and fashion merchandising online, honing inventory control and cost analysis skills.

      The program also helps students explore the many potential career avenues open to them including buying, coordinating runway shows, sales consultation, manufacturer's representation and many other areas of fashion and design.

      Upon graduation, students will be prepared to be part of the changing face of fashion from season to season by pursuing entry level positions in a number of areas including department stores, boutiques and designer showrooms.

      Career Portrait

      According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), “Employment of purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents is expected to increase 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than the average for all occupations. These workers will be needed to buy goods and services for business operations or for resale to customers. […]Growth will be driven largely by the performance of the wholesale and retail industries.”

      Source:http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/purchasing-managers-buyers-and-purchasing-agents.htm

      Accreditation

      The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

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