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Northern Arizona University, School of Communication Merchandising Program Profile

Written by FS StaffNovember 1, 2011
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Northern Arizona University: Merchandising
Flagstaff, Arizona
School of Communication   

North Arizona University offers an in-depth curriculum designed to give students a solid background in all aspects of product merchandising and services. The School of Communication offers courses that help students improve their communication skills. The merchandising industry entails a host of strategic challenges including product selection, scheduling, merchandise quantity, and pricing. To prepare students for these challenges, the Merchandising program prepares individuals to be qualified in analyzing products and consumer trends, purchasing merchandise from different apparel markets, and executing successful advertising and promotional events campaigns.

What fashion related programs and degrees does North Arizona University offer?
As of 2011, North Arizona University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Northern Arizona University
School of Communication
P.O. Box 5619
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5619
Phone: 928-523-2232
www.nau.edu/sbs/communication/

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition in state: $6,964
Tuition out of state: $19,364
Room & Board: $8,072

What is the typical student profile?
Northern Arizona University total undergraduate students: 25,719
Fashion program students: 100% undergraduate

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in major courses required for graduation.

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does Northern Arizona University’s Design program have?
Faculty members: 2

What career placement services does Northern Arizona University provide?
Although not required, internship programs are open to students in their Junior or Senior year. Interns are usually placed in notable retail chains. The merchandising department works closely with the International office to offer students the option of studying abroad in locations such as Italy, London, Paris, and the Netherlands.