MS in Retail Studies

Transform your passion for fashion into a successful, lifelong career. Develop key retail business skills that position you for career advancement with this innovative curriculum created with input from industry leaders.

  • Entirely online
  • 30-31 hours of coursework
  • Requires a capstone course
  • Two tracks available: Merchandising and Brand Management; and Retail and Consumer Data Management
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downloadThe Bryan School of Business and Economics holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from the AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

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