Herkimer County Community College: Fashion Buying & Merchandising
Herkimer, New York
Business: Fashion Buying & Merchandising

Herkimer Country Community College’s Fashion Buying & Merchandising program focuses on providing students with a strong educational background in business, giving them the opportunity to work in marketing, retailing, merchandising, public relations, and other fields.  Students may choose an elective in Fashion Illustration if they are interested in fashion design as well as merchandising.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Herkimer County Community College offer?
As of 2011, Herkimer County Community College offers the following degrees:
AAS Fashion Buying and Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Herkimer County Community College
Business: Fashion Buying & Merchandising
100 Reservoir Rd.
Herkimer, NY 13350
Phone: 315-866-0300 Ext. 8240

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $3,240
Room & Board: $7,750

What’s the typical student profile?
Herkimer County Community College total undergraduate students: 3,726
Fashion program students: 53

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a high school diploma.

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 Herkimer County Community College’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 2

What career placement services does Herkimer County Community College provide?
Internships are available, and interns are usually hired by retailers.  Students may participate in the production of a spring fashion show and trips to New York City to visit showrooms and other sites in the Garment District, activities that will develop professional skills and provide real-world experience in the industry.

All data is as of 2011.