Associate of Arts in Merchandising & Buying
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Program Details

Earn an Associate of Arts degree in Merchandising and Buying through Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising online.  This distinguished program is available in two concentrations, Merchandising and Buying or Fashion Marketing.  Studies include but are not limited to:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Career strategies
  • E-commerce marketing
  • Global supply chain and logistics

This accelerated program helps students enter the job market with competitive skills employers seek.  Learn what shapes consumer behavior and how to reach and present to target markets.  Develop distinct knowledge of brand equity, global marketing, and how to acquire and retain customers.  Take the academic step into a rapidly evolving industry with FIDM online.


  • Must have a college degree or 45 semester units for transfer
  • High school and college transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Portfolio

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission