The completion of the four-year degree gives students advanced courses to prepare them for management positions in the retailing and merchandising of apparel, textiles and commercial and residential products. Students will gain the skills necessary to forecast trends, manage personnel, and promote brands.

Career opportunities include:

  • Production Sourcing Manager
  • Sales Promoter
  • Distributor
  • Merchandising Analyst
  • Apparel Market Researcher

For more information on these careers, as well as the current employment outlook, visit the U.S. Department of Labor and Oregon Employment Department websites.