Bing Merchandising Management at Bradford School
Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Merchandising Management

Marketing. Merchandising. Buying. Managing.

As a student in the merchandising management program, you can learn the 4 core areas of retail: marketing, merchandising, managing, and buying.  Training in these areas helps you have a well-rounded retail education.

Through the hands-on curriculum, you will spend time understanding techniques of selling, how to display merchandise, and how the internet has changed merchandising management. Because our classes are smaller, students work closely with faculty members.



At Bradford School, our merchandising program is taught by faculty with real world experience. With their help, you can develop the skills that employers want. The merchandising curriculum is designed so you spend the majority of your time focused on classes that directly relate to your future career.

Our class sizes are usually smaller, making it easier to get to know your teachers and get personal, one on one attention.  You will also have the opportunity to complete an externship wehre you will make valuable contacts! 

As a student in Merchandising Management, you will spend time:

  • Learning sales techniques
  • Understanding marketing and inventory management
  • Creating merchandising displays and using visual merchandising skills
  • Practicing what you've learned during an externship

 The merchandising curriculum includes an externship so you can polish your skills in a real world setting.


Bradford School's Merchandising Management Associate of Specialized Business Degree program is designed for students seeking the core knowledge and skills to help them start a merchandising career.  Most classes are specific to the career field, so you can graduate quickly with skills that employers want.  Our student focused resources support the curriculum and you'll end the program with an externship that allows you to network with industry professionals, add some experience to your resume, and polish the merchandising skills you've acquired in the program. 

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.


  • Marketing
  • Word Processing--Core
  • Electronic Spreadsheets
  • Presentation and Design Development
  • Personal Selling
  • Inventory Maintenance and Control 
  • Sales Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Internet Retail Management 
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Techniques of Selling
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Retail Business Management
  • Fashion Display
  • Event Planning 
  • Retail Externship 


As a Bradford School graduate, our career placement department can help you start your career by finding the right job! Our focus on polishing your professional skills combined with our program focused classes will help you stand out from the crowd. 

Alumni of the Merchandising Management program can work as: 

  • Merchandisers 
  • Promotional coordinators
  • Sales representatives 
  • Store managers 
  • Visual merchandisers  


As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Bradford School, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year.  There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify.