Industry Partners

The College of Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism provides unlimited career opportunities for its graduates locally, nationally, and internationally. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex holds a unique position in the nation as it boasts more restaurants and shopping per capita than any other region of the country. The concentration of retail outlets and impressive list of corporate headquarters offer UNT a distinctive opportunity to develop focused programs that meet the workforce needs in the North Texas region and beyond.

Digital Retailing
The digital retailing program at UNT prepares students to apply merchandising strategies in a consumer-driven global market in the virtual format. The Metroplex is the headquarters of many major retail-merchandising companies such as Fossil, J.C. Penney, and Neiman Marcus, all which operate both brick-and-mortar and virtual formats. See additional Digital Retailing career options.

Home Furnishings Merchandising
A degree in home furnishings merchandising can lead to a broad range of careers in this multi-faceted industry including product development, manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing. Many graduates of UNT's program work in home centers for major national retailers such as Michael's, Pier 1 Imports, and the Container Store. Other alumni own their own businesses or work in wholesale showrooms or at specialty companies such as Drexel Heritage, Ethan Allen Interiors, Global Views, and The Kitchen Source. See additional home furnishings merchandising career options.

Hospitality Management
Alumni of UNT's hospitality management program work for global companies such as
the Marriott Corp., Starbucks, Pepsico, Four Seasons Hotels, Brinker International, ClubCorp, Hilton Hotels Corp.,
and T.G.I. Friday's. Graduates of the program pursue challenging careers as food service or hotel general managers, meeting and convention sales representatives, hotel sales and marketing or country club managers. See additional hospitality management career options.

Graduates of the merchandising program have excelled as buyers, merchandise planners, managers, product development specialists, and trend forecasters for leading companies such as Army Air Force Exchange Service, Dillard's, Fossil, J.C. Penney, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Tiffany's, Target, and Zale Corporation. See additional merchandising career options.

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