Why choose Sales and Merchandising at WSU?
- Excellent Fashion Merchandising Emphasis.
- Outstanding faculty specializing in the area of Fashion Merchandising.
- Affiliated with Delta Epsilon Chi, the National Business Student Organization.
- Winner of multiple national first place awards in Delta Epsilon Chi competitions.
- Private scholarships available.
What degrees/certificates are available?
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Professional Sales
This AAS degree can be used as the first half of the bachelor's degree in Professional Sales, so that you can continue toward your bachelor's degree without any loss of credits.
What courses are offered through online/distance learning?
For a complete listing of WSU online and independent study courses, click here.
What are the employment opportunities?
As a sales and merchandising graduate, you will qualify for a variety of positions in business and industry -- particularly in selling at all levels of distribution and for supervisory positions in retailing. Graduates work in real estate, insurance, retail sales, fashion merchandising and other types of business.
Starting salaries vary depending on the region, workplace and skill level. Salaries for graduates range from $24,000-$34,000 per year. For more information, go to Career Services.
What will I learn in the program?
You will learn about all aspects of sales and merchandising, including basic and advanced selling techniques, customer service, retail merchandising, visual merchandising, fashion merchandising, buying methods, and advertising. Practical experience gained through internships and cooperative placements will enhance your classroom learning.
Is there an application deadline?
No, however, we encourage you to apply early and register for classes. Contact the department for specific information or to schedule an advisement time.