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Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Merchandising

Program Details

Do you want to join a major retailer, become a merchandise buyer, or aspire to design your own line of fashion?  Consider an online Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Merchandising from McKinley College.  This 100% online curriculum runs in 8-week course lengths, whereby you can complete your degree in around 16 months.  Courses are career-focused, with job-hunting techniques incorporated into your program of study.  There are weekly discussions held online, along with course due-dates, but learning can be 24/7 at your own pace to complete assignments.  Courses in McKinley’s AAS in Fashion Merchandising are likely to include:

  • Fashion history
  • Workplace psychology
  • Merchandise planning and control
  • Apparel product development


  • Minimum age of 18 years, or 16 year with guardian approval and appropriate education
  • High school diploma or GED or letter of equivalence or 12 completed semester hours at an accredited college
  • English proficiency

Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Council