Retail and Merchandising
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The Master of Science in Retail & Merchandising is designed for early- to mid-career professionals in retail and merchandising and for those who are looking to make a career change into the industry. Students will develop advanced skills to think critically, consider theoretical perspectives, research and solve problems, and implement innovative solutions in a dynamic global marketplace inclusive of lifestyle areas such as home, beauty and personal care, health and wellness, prepared foods, and pet products. The two-year program is structured with a year of core curriculum followed by a year of in-depth research, data collection, and completion of a project or thesis. Program content will challenge and engross students in the areas of analytical and critical thinking, retail data analysis, visual and retail communication, technological movements, social media, and merchandising and retail “future” strategies through academic and applied learning online and in the field. Graduates will be able to pursue leadership roles and career growth in the areas of retail, merchandising, supply chain, and brand industries.
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