IADT-Online Announces New Retail Merchandise Management Degree Programs

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Students who are interested in expanding their knowledge of retail merchandise management can take advantage of new program offerings at IADT-Online. The school recently added two degree programs to its online curriculum: an Associate of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Retail Merchandise Management.

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Because classes are taken online, students can pursue a degree without drastically altering their current lifestyle.

The new associate’s and bachelor’s Retail Merchandise Management degree programs at IADT-Online offer instruction in several areas, including merchandise assessment, vendor selection, customer outreach, and buying. Because classes are taken online, students can pursue a degree without drastically altering their current lifestyle.

Both programs give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of merchandising, management, and retail operations. Students also can learn how to analyze products at the retail and wholesale levels, and develop the management and communication skills needed to interact successfully with customers, manufacturers and buyers.

The Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to become comfortable with buying and selling merchandise across multiple industries. Classes offer instruction in consumer behavior, visual merchandising, pricing techniques and selling strategies, as well as many of today’s fundamental retailing and merchandising principles.

Students who graduate with an AS in Retail Merchandise Management should be prepared to pursue a variety of potential career opportunities in the field.

The Bachelor of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program focuses on the management of merchandise from concept to consumer. Whether it’s learning direct sales operations, developing strategies for reaching customers, or organizing merchandise procurement, this program can help students develop real-world knowledge and skills. Classes are taught by instructors with relevant career experience, and instruction is a combination of classroom learning and hands-on application.

Students who graduate with a BS in Retail Merchandise Management should be prepared to pursue a variety of potential career opportunities in the field.

The associate’s and bachelor’s Retail Merchandise Management degree programs at IADT-Online combine engaging classroom instruction with industry-current training to offer a well-rounded educational experience.

About the International Academy of Design & Technology - Online

With more than 30 years as an established institution, the International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) offers students a hands-on education with experienced faculty dedicated to providing students with the necessary skills, knowledge, support and guidance to pursue fulfilling career opportunities in the design and technology fields. The IADT-Online campus, established in 2007, offers degree programs in advertising design, building information modeling, digital media production, fashion merchandising, game production, graphic design, information technology, Internet marketing, retail merchandise management, and Web design and development.

The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. IADT-Online cannot guarantee employment or salary and is part of the Career Education Corporation network of schools. For more information, please visit http://www.iadt.edu/Online or call 888-247-4238.

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