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BS in Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship

Program Overview

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 attend Fashion Week events around the world and participate in Lindenwood’s Fashion Design and Business Advisory Council for networking, feedback, and internships.

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

At a Glance

$450

per credit hour

120

credit hours

24–48

months to complete

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As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.

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 design 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 fashion marketing, fashion design, the history of costume, and pricing strategy.

Our online fashion entrepreneurship degree program also offers opportunities to visit fashion weeks 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)

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.

Find out more about what it’s like to study online at Lindenwood.

Online Student Life

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 $450 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

With an entrepreneurship degree program, you will develop the skills to own and operate your own business. Your knowledge can be applied to many aspects of a business, including management, public relations, and marketing. You will be able to identify and resolve any issues that arise within a business in order to help it thrive.

Many types of fashion degrees are available. These include programs in design, textiles, communication, styling, photography, marketing, and merchandising. Lindenwood Online offers two fashion programs: a bachelor’s and a master’s in fashion business and entrepreneurship.

After you earn your fashion business degree online, you can pursue a variety of careers within the fashion industry, especially on the business side. Potential roles include fashion designer, retail buyer, and fashion or public relations writer. You may also become a merchandiser, fashion photographer, or textile designer. Additionally, our program gives you the skills to start your own fashion business.

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