As a student in our Fashion & Interior Merchandising program, you will experience an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the business of fashion. Combining classroom and field experience, our students are exposed to the many facets of the fashion industry from entrepreneurial venture studies to mass market industry studies.
Our three core principles, Sustainability, Philanthropy, and Collaboration, inform and direct planned activities both in and outside of the classroom. With a holistic approach to the design process and an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the business of fashion, we are dedicated to challenging students academically, spiritually, and as global community citizens.
At Lipscomb Fashion, you have the opportunity to study fashion in the heart of Nashville, the country’s fastest-growing community of independent designers. Through class field trips, on-ground internships, and outside industry experience, you will graduate with both a robust academic foundation and real world experience. The culture of our department encourages personal relationships among students, and the Fashion faculty takes personal interest in helping you realize your goals and dreams by tailoring educational content, encouraging personal growth, and connecting you to the industry at large.
Why Earn My Merchandising Degree at Lipscomb?
The Fashion & Interior Merchandising curriculum equips you with a marketable and moldable skillset that serves as the foundation to perform in a myriad of different roles in the Fashion Industry at large. From product development, supply chain management, or fashion technology to marketing, visual merchandising, or brand management - these are only a few of the skillsets built into our curriculum. Here is a sampling of courses that speak to the broad approach to our learning outcomes:
- Sourcing & Production
- Sales & Marketing in the Fashion Industry
- IT for Fashion Business
- Sustainability & Philanthropy in Fashion
- Forecasting & Consumer Behavior