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An aesthetically pleasing showroom influences consumer purchasing decisions and entices potential consumers to your products. A store design with well-branded store displays highlights your products that appeal to your customers.

Our Visual Merchandising micro-certificate gives students the tools to optimize storefront layout for a satisfying customer experience that aligns with company branding and encourages consumer engagement. With our online courses designed and taught by retail industry experts, our visual merchandising micro-certificate teaches you effective visual branding and marketing, delivers the latest trends in fashion merchandising, and prepares you for future visual merchandising jobs.

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This program is offered in collaboration with JWU’s College of Business.

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  • Take advantage of our online format, designed to fit your schedule
  • Learn from faculty with industry experience who integrate theory with practice
  • Acquire real-world exposure through our experiential education model
  • Prepare for career advancing opportunities within retail
  • Earn credit applicable toward your future JWU undergraduate degree in fashion merchandising & retailing


  • Introduction to Retail and Fashion
  • Fashion Promotion
  • Retail and Fashion Lab
  • Visual Merchandising

Click here for complete course information for the program.


Note: Students who enroll in this certificate program are ineligible for financial aid. Contact Online Student Financial Services (855-598-5040 or [email protected]) for options.

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