Gain high demand, state-of-the-art knowledge

This kind of experience and expertise is in high demand at top organizations in the apparel industry. The post-baccalaureate certificate in Global Fashion Industry Management offers the coursework that prospective employers look for when seeking leaders in this area of management. It is also a great way to advance your career within a short period of time. Better yet, the certificate is offered online to fit seamlessly with your professional schedule and other responsibilities.

All coursework is also transferable to the MS in Retail Studies program.

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This certificate requires 12 credit hours of course credit and can be completed online in as little as one year.


  • CRS 620: Analysis of Apparel and Related Industries
  • RCS 662: Behavior of Softlines Consumers
  • SCM 650: Principles of Supply Chain Management


Choose one from the following courses:

  • RCS 560: Advanced Retail Buying and Merchandising
  • RCS 584: Advanced Retail Analysis

Tuition & Fees

These estimated program costs include tuition and fees based on the 2022-2023 Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule and do not include the cost of textbooks or student health insurance. Visit for more detailed information. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester.

Online Only
Estimated Program Cost Per Credit Hour
In-State $5,500 $458.33
Outside-of-NC $9,000 $750.00
Out-of-State $14,500 $1,208.33
Assumes 12 credit hours of part-time study for 1 year.


The Outside-of-NC rate applies to students located outside of the state taking online classes. The Out-of-State rate applies to students taking classes while located within the state, but are not residents of NC (determined by the Residency Determination Service).

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) from an accredited institution
  • One official transcript from all previous academic institutions
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Online application and $65 fee
  • TOEFL/IELTS for non-native English speakers

Need some help? Download the Bryan School Application Guide.

International students should reference the Graduate School’s International Application Guide for transcript and language proficiency details.

Application Deadlines

Be sure to submit your application by the following deadlines:

Fall Admission
June 15
Spring Admission
November 15

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Have Questions?

If you still have questions regarding our Graduate Certificate in Global Fashion Industry Management, please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Contact Us

Jennifer Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
Bryan 301K 336-256-1432

Ms. Savannah Martin

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
301F Bryan Building 336-334-4657