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Fashion Merchandising and Design Program

Fashion Merchandising and Design (FMD) students study aesthetic and functional design, marketing and retailing of apparel and textiles in preparation for a variety of professional careers in the fashion industry. Through challenging courses that integrate design and merchandising in a way that closely reflects industry trends, students position themselves for jobs in the design, production and distribution of apparel and textile products. Consider enhancing your eye for fashion while building your business sense with a concentration in Fashion Merchandising Imagine matching your great fashion sensibility with high-tech ability in our concentration in Fashion Design.

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​ ​2017 Summer Internships
Phoebe Boutwell
Design Internship
Bad Latitude
Lansing, MI
Kaylin Hagerman
Product Development Internship
Detroit Lakes, MN​

​Program News
  • ​Dr. Michael Mamp was invited to attend a global symposium focused on IT and Retail at Seoul National University, the #1 ranked university in South Korea.
  • Faculty member Jennifer Mower has been awarded the Costume Society of America's Travel Research Grant for 2017.
  • FMD students have published the 2nd edition of RAW Magazine, a student produced fashion magazine. Check it out!
  • FMD student Alexis Jones took 1st place in the 2017 AATCC Concept to Consumer Student Merchandising Competition. Check out her winning design!

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College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079