Bachelor of Applied Arts / Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising & Design
Central Michigan University

Program Details

Central Michigan University offers an online Bachelor of Applied Arts or Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising & Design. The BS does not require a minor, while the BAA requires both a major and a minor. Currently, the following minors are offered online: Athletic Coaching, Geography, Political Science, and Psychology. Both degrees offer two concentrations to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Product Development focuses on the creation and sale of new fashion lines. 
  • Visual Merchandising uses art and science in the merchandising process to create compelling presentations that influence consumer purchase decisions. 


  • High school transcript or GED test score
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission