Fashion Merchandising

Brenau’s fashion merchandising program offers a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising and a fashion merchandising minor. Students take fashion classes and begin building their merchandising portfolios from the first semester. This interdisciplinary program features a strong business focus combined with fashion and art classes that equip students with hands-on experiences to prepare them for careers in the fashion industry, while maintaining flexibility for the students to customize the program to suit their interests.

Fashion merchandising majors can choose from a variety of fashion careers, working as merchandisers, buyers, managers, wholesalers, marketers, or entrepreneurs. Students are encouraged to pursue projects and internships that align with their professional goals and build their resumes; previous students have interned with a variety of companies including Americasmart, Brooks Brothers, Spanx, Dress Up Boutique, Hana Couture, Initials Inc., J. R. Crider’s, My Pool Pal, Southern Proper, and others. Students interested in fashion history are given the opportunity to work in the Brenau Historic Clothing Collection to gain experience managing collections and working with historic garments.

Learn more in the Fashion Merchandising Program Plan (PDF)

For more information about this program please contact Charity Armstead at or +1-770-534-6252.
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 Apparel Development Project – Alana Swain

Apparel Development Project –
Kendall Allen


 Store Planning Project – Brooke Bryant  

Store Planning Project – Erin Graham


Store Planning Project 1 - Valerie Rodriguez

Store Planning Project 1 – Valerie Rodriguez


Store Planning Project 2 - Valerie Rodriguez

Store Planning Project 2 – Valerie Rodriguez

 Fall Fashion Show  

Prom Trends Presentation

Product Development Project - Kaitlin Fleming

Product Development Project – Kaitlin Fleming

 KarenWebImage M CarrStore Planning & Design – Megan Carr

Spring Fashion Trends Presentation

General inquiries:, +1-770-534-6299 or +1-800-252-5119 | Admissions:, +1-770-534-6100 or +1-800-252-5119 ext. 6100