Harrison College: Apparel Merchandising
Indianapolis, Indiana
Fashion Merchandising, School of Business

Students in the apparel merchandising program at Harrison College take courses that focus on both the creative and business side of the apparel industry. The merchandising curriculum includes management courses, which prepares students for professional work as a merchandise manager, assistant buyer, fashion coordinator, and retail store manager among other apparel related careers.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Harrison College offer?
As of 2011, Harrison College offers the following degrees:
A.A.S. Apparel Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Harrison College
Fashion Merchandising, School of Business
550 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-264-5656

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: Not reported
Room & Board: Not reported

What is the typical student profile?
Harding University total undergraduate students: 4,086
Fashion program students: 31

What are the requirements to enter the program?
Program requires acceptance to Harding University.

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 Harding University’s Fashion/ Interiors Merchandizing program have?
Faculty members: 8

What career placement services does Harding University provide?
Internships are required of all apparel merchandising majors. Typically, interns place with fashion designers and retailers. Students prepare for professional career placement in the apparel field by taking courses in textile science, apparel merchandising, fashion show planning, psychology of dress, and retail management. Individuals can also benefit from Harrison College’ campus learning center, which assists students in successfully advancing through the apparel merchandising curriculum.

All data is as of 2011.