Experience makes the difference

We are one of Michigan’s top-ranked fashion merchandising and design programs. With a challenging program that integrates design, merchandising, and technology you will be prepared for careers in this $1.2 trillion global industry.

Hands-on experience with industry technology, collaboration with some of our nation’s top brands and interaction with our alums give fashion students the edge when seeking internships and employment. With an over 90% placement rate, our graduates go on to careers in apparel design, buying, styling, visual merchandising, product development, and more.

Explore fashion majors and minors - on campus or online

Fashion Merchandising and Design Major Concentrations:
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Design
Fashion Buying (fully online)
Product Development (fully online)
Visual Merchandising (fully online)

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Explore our labs

Our spaces provide hands-on creative experiences using CAD technology, fashion design equipment, and 3D virtual merchandising software that will make you a stand-out to future employers.

Explore our fashion technologies

Fashion merchandising and design program overview