The M.S. in Apparel Merchandising at the School of Art, Architecture + Design offers students the opportunity to further their research in merchandising, dress studies and fashion design. Possible topics of study include digital merchandising, consumer behavior, product development, fashion history, and dress studies.
Apparel Merchandising (M.S.)
The M.S. program at IU offers a personalized education focused on your creative and professional goals. With a liberal arts foundation located in a research institution, our program offers unique opportunities.
M.S. in Apparel Merchandising curriculum
M.S. candidates must complete a minimum of 34 credit hours at the graduate level. The following credits are required to fulfill the M.S. in Apparel Merchandising degree program:
A minimum of 34 credit hours, to include:
- H550, a 3-credit seminar or readings course in area of concentration
- H598 Research
- H599 Thesis or H597 Project (if project is selected, a total of 37 credit hours is required)
- + a graduate course in statistics.
For more information about the M.S. in Apparel Merchandising program, contact the Graduate Services Coordinator.