Flexible Curriculum - Choose from Four Unique Concentrations  100% Employed or Continuing Education - $41,000 Average Reported Starting Salary

Our Program

Do you like to plan, organize, lead people or manage resources? UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science degree in Retail Merchandising and Management prepares you for a career buying, marketing and managing retail goods and services for traditional and e-commerce businesses. Our diverse curriculum offers four concentrations of study:

  • Buying and Product Management
  • Store Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fashion Marketing 

You'll develop critical-thinking and communication skills in the classroom and gain hands-on retail experience in our student-operated specialty store. We'll provide you with access to study abroad opportunities in global retail and class trips to the New York fashion district and Las Vegas buying shows.

Join our award-winning Stout Retail Association student organization with more than 100 members ready to work in apparel merchandising, fashion management, store operations, consumer electronics, culinary arts, market research, publicity and merchandising analysis.

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