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Online BS in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship

An Online Bachelor’s Program for the Runway and Beyond

Discover the business side of the fashion industry and take advantage of the opportunity to visit fashion capitals around the world and participate in Lindenwood’s Fashion Design and Business Advisory Council for networking, feedback, and internships.

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  • Duration 2-4 years
  • Cost per Credit $495
  • Credit Hours 120

Program Benefits

Earn a degree from a program ranked as one of the Most Affordable Online Colleges for a bachelor’s degree in Fashion by OnlineU in 2019 and 2020.

Manage a Successful Fashion Business

Enter the fashion industry with Lindenwood University’s online Bachelor of Science in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship program. This program teaches you principles and concepts in fashion leadership and business, allowing you to develop the skills to own your own business in the industry.

When you earn your fashion business degree online, you will gain practical, real-world knowledge that will help you thrive as an entrepreneur. Explore topics that include digital fashion marketing, luxury branding, the history of costume, buying and sustainability.

Our online fashion entrepreneurship degree program also offers opportunities to visit fashion capitals around the world. You will also be able to participate in Lindenwood’s Fashion Design and Business Advisory Council, which is an opportunity to do mock interviews, network, and gain industry insight with regional fashion-related businesses and professionals.

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Transfer Your Credits

We don’t want the college credits you have already earned to go to waste. At Lindenwood Online, we offer a generous credit transfer policy for our undergraduate programs. You can even complete your degree in as few as 30 credit hours taken within the Lindenwood University system.

In addition, we have partnerships with area community colleges, which allow credits to be counted toward your general education requirements.

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A Curriculum Designed to Help You Succeed

Our 120-credit-hour fashion degree online program focuses on fashion design and business principles. The program’s major core consists of 30 credit hours. You will also be able to tailor your degree to meet your goals through 90 general education and elective course credit hours.

During each term of the program, you will be required to enroll in a zero-credit practicum course in which you will interact with peers and guest speakers.

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Admission Requirements

To apply to our fashion business degree online program, you must submit the following:

  • Online application
  • All official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript.

If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:

  • Résumé
  • Letter of intent/personal statement (1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)
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What It’s Like to Study Online

Being an online student doesn’t mean that you will sacrifice access to the tools, resources, support, and community that you would have through a traditional on-campus program. In fact, you will still get the college experience — at an affordable price from the comfort of your home.

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Cost to Attend

We strive to provide a high-quality online education at an affordable price. Our online fashion entrepreneurship degree program is offered at just $495 per credit hour.

In addition, we offer the opportunity to transfer previously earned college credits, financial assistance, and U.S. military benefits.

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Program Outcomes

  • Understand the history of the fashion industry and how it applies to fashion businesses and careers
  • Effectively develop a business plan and marketing strategy for a fashion business using industry trends and research
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the commercial and professional aspects of fashion, such as the analysis of merchandising and marketing

Career Outlook

Some of the potential career paths you may pursue after earning your fashion business degree online include:

  • Fashion designer: $72,720
  • Buyer: $62,750
  • Public relations specialist: $60,000

Median annual salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some of the questions we are commonly asked.

You can complete the program in as few as 24 months.

In addition to Lindenwood’s general education requirements, the online BS in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship requires you to take 18 online fashion business courses and a practicum each semester that you are enrolled full-time. View the curriculum for this program here.

You can start your application here.

Yes, there are scholarships available. Find out if you qualify for a scholarship opportunity here.

As a graduate of the online BS in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship program, you will be qualified for a variety of careers in fashion, including but not limited to roles such as fashion designer, buyer, public relations specialist, business owner, and more.

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