East Tennessee State University: Management & Marketing
Johnson City, Tennessee
Department of Management & Marketing

The Management & Marketing program at Tennessee State University prepares students for a variety of careers in the fast-paced retail industry with an emphasis on product knowledge, merchandising expertise, and creativity.  Students learn problem solving, decision making, communication skills, and how to set goals and work with others as they develop skills in planning, developing, and presenting product lines in a professional environment.

What fashion related programs and degrees does East Tennessee State University offer?
As of 2011, East Tennessee State University offers the following degrees:
BBA Management & Marketing, Merchandising Concentration

What’s the school’s contact information?
East Tennessee State University
Department of Management & Marketing
P.O. Box 70625
Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone: 423-439-4422

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $250 per hour (in-state), $747 per hour (out-of-state)
Room & Board: varies

What’s the typical student profile?
East Tennessee State University total undergraduate students: 11,648
Fashion program students: 60

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a minimum of 60 credit hours completed with an overall GPA of 2.0, successful completion of three specific general education courses, and a C or better in six specific business courses.

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 East Tennessee State University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 2

What career placement services does East Tennessee State University provide?
Students are required to complete an internship in their senior year, where they are typically placed among major retailers or local boutiques.  Study abroad opportunities are available all over the world, including Japan, France, and China.  Students can also develop leadership skills and professional experience through the Collegiate Merchandising Association.

All data is as of 2011.