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Top 25 Private Fashion Merchandising Schools and Colleges – 2017

Written by FS StaffJune 1, 2017

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Our 2017 list of the Top 25 private Fashion Merchandising School Programs in the US. 

For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

1. Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (top 2% of schools considered)

Established in 1891, Drexel University is home to 25,595 students enrolled in more than 200 degree programs across 15 colleges and schools. The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is home to the Department of Fashion, Product and Design & Merchandising. The Department houses the Design & Merchandising (D&M) program, which offers several degree options for aspiring fashion merchandisers. 

Offerings include a BS in D&M with Concentrations in Retail Buying & Merchandising, Fashion Product Development, Fashion Promotion & Special Events, Merchandising Technologies, and Design Management for Design & Merchandising. A Minor in Retail is also on the menu. The Minor program “provides basic foundations in retail operations, buying and merchandise planning and e-commerce.” 

D&M program highlights include access to “studios and specialized labs” in the school’s URBN Center, access to the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC), study abroad opportunities in London, Paris, Florence, Prague, Reykjavik, Australia, Greece, Ireland, Spain and countries in Asia and Africa, and participation in the Annual Drexel Fashion Show. Students also have the opportunity to contribute to D&M Magazine and the recently launched online D&M Shop—a retail learning laboratory.  

2. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia (top 4% of schools considered)

Founded in 1978, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is home to nearly 13,000 students enrolled in 40 majors and 60-plus minors. The school has campuses in Savannah, Atlanta, and Hong Kong and it offers a variety of programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers. Options include a BFA in Fashion Marketing and Management (Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah), a Minor in Fashion Marketing and Management, and MA (all campuses + eLearning) and MFA (Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah) degrees in Luxury and Fashion Management. 

According to the school, “SCAD is the first art and design university to receive the Instructional Technology Council’s award for Outstanding Distance Education Program and the rank of Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Teaching and Learning from the Sloan Consortium.” Besides the opportunity to earn the MA online, students may participate in the Annual SCAD Fashion Show, and internships and study opportunities are available at local, national, and international fashion companies. 

3. LIM College, New York, New York (top 10% of schools considered)

Founded in 1939 as the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (LIM), LIM College is home to 1,500 students enrolled in associates and bachelor’s degree programs in five subject areas through four departments. The Departments of Fashion Merchandising and Visual Merchandising offer a variety of programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers. Offerings include AAS, Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS), and Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) degrees in Fashion Merchandising, and BS degrees in International Business, Visual Merchandising, and Fashion Media (beginning Fall 2017). 

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Fashion Merchandising with a Retail Buying & Planning Track and a Visual Merchandising BBA are also available. Graduate offerings include Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degrees in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management, Visual Merchandising, and Global Fashion Supply Chain. 

Concentrations are available for all majors and include Cosmetics, Digital Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Event Planning, Fashion Media, Fashion Publishing, Home Fashions, International Business, International Marketing, Responsible Business Practices, Retail and Merchandise Management, and Styling. Program highlights include participation in the Annual Fashion Show, optional membership in the Fashion Show Production Club, the Fashion Styling Club and other organizations, and study abroad opportunities. Just a few past locations include France, Italy, Spain, Australia, China, and England. 

4. Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (top 10% of schools considered)

Established in 1929, Academy of Art University is home to nearly 8,000 students enrolled in dozens of programs in the areas of art and design. The School of Fashion offers several programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers including AA and BFA degrees in Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Visual Merchandising, and Fashion Styling. Per the Academy, all fashion students have access to facilities that feature “the same leading-edge equipment and resources that top fashion houses enjoy.” 

Internship opportunities are also available as well as the opportunity to participate in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York City and the Annual Graduation Fashion Show in San Francisco. The show has been heralded as the "Fashion Week of San Francisco" by both local and national members of the fashion industry. 

Graduates of the Academy of Art University have been hired by major companies such as Adidas, Chanel, Gap, Kate Spade, Levi Strauss & Co., Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, and many others. 

5. Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, California (top 10% of schools considered)

Founded in 1969, the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) is home to 5,300 students enrolled in 26 creative majors leading to an AA, BA or BS in the areas of fashion, graphics, interior design or entertainment. Programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers include AA degrees in Merchandising & Marketing, Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing, and Apparel Industry Management and AA Professional Designation degrees in Merchandising & Marketing and Beauty Industry Management. Per FIDM, “executives from companies like Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, and Guess? Inc. visit regularly in classes that prepare grads for retail careers. Students have interned at companies like TJX, Halston, and BCBG and graduates leave the program with a portfolio of work that illustrates real world skills.” 

In addition, all FIDM students have the opportunity to participate in the annual study tours program, which will take them to fashion capitals such as New York, Paris, London, Rome, Milan, and more. Students may also participate in the annual DEBUT Runway Show, which is streamed online and televised. 

6. Baylor University, Waco, Texas (top 15% of schools considered)

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is home to around 16,000 students enrolled in more than 250 degree programs across nine colleges and schools. The Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences houses the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences, which offers six different majors. Programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers include a BS in Apparel Merchandising. 

The BS program includes courses such as Visual Merchandising and Promotion, Apparel in Today’s Society, Fashion Illustration, Costume History and Design, and Fashion Forecasting. The program also highlights access to the Parker Design & Technology Center which “provides students with the latest state-of-the-art software, equipment, and technology,” summer study tours, and internship opportunities at home and overseas. Students have interned at Betsey Johnson – NY, Anna Sui - NY, Quick Silver – Los Angeles, XOXO and Rampage – Los Angeles, and Haggar - Dallas. Internships abroad have included Ann-Louise Roswald - London, UK, Amanda Wakeley - London, UK, Christopher & La Lou - Paris, France, and others. 

Apparel Merchandising students may participate in the Annual Baylor Fashion Show as well, which takes place at the end of spring semester each year. Field experiences are on the menu as well and may include trips to Dallas Market, Studios of Apparel Designers, Apparel Manufacturing Firms, and Fashion Group International (FGI) Dallas Career Day, which takes place at the Apparel Mart. 

7. Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (top 15% of schools considered)

Founded in 1884 as the Philadelphia Textile School, Philadelphia University (PhilaU) is home to 3,200 students enrolled in more than 60 areas of study through the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, and the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts. The Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce houses two schools—the School of Design and Engineering and the School of Business. 

The School of Business offers a BS in Fashion Merchandising and Management (FMM). Students may choose two specializations from the following options: Buying & Merchandising, Fashion Apparel Production, Fashion Entrepreneurship, Fashion Material Insight & Innovation, Fashion Product Management, Fashion Retail Experience, Fashion Technology, Global Brand Marketing, and Integrated Fashion Communication. 

Program highlights include internships with major companies such as Coach, Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Tommy Hilfiger, Macy’s, Under Armour, The Limited Brands, and QVC, study abroad experiences in places such as London, Rome, Hong Kong, Seoul, Melbourne, Dominican Republic, Scotland, New Zealand, and Denmark, and collaborative projects for companies such as Cotton Inc., Maidenform, Toys R Us, and Target. Students may also participate in the Annual Philadelphia University Fashion Show. 

8. Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York (top 20% of schools considered)

Founded in 1929, Marist College is home to more than 6,500 students enrolled in more than 140 degree programs and minors across seven schools. The School of Communication and the Arts offers several programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers. Offerings include a BS in Fashion Merchandising with a Concentration in Fashion Promotion, Product Development, or Business. A Minor in Fashion Merchandising is also on the menu. 

Fashion merchandising students may participate in the School’s internship program, which offers the opportunity to work at companies such as Armani A/X, Betsey Johnson, Calvin Klein, Chanel, DKNY, Escada, MTV, Nordstrom, Polo and many others. Students may also participate in Marist in Manhattan (NYC Internship Experience), Fashion Inc. (club), Marist Fashion Magazine, and the Silver Needle Runway Show. 

The School of Communication and the Arts encourages all students to complete two internships, which will give them a strong advantage when it comes to job opportunities. Fashion Program alumni have been hired by companies such as Ann Taylor, BCBG, Chanel, Donna Karan, GAP, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, MTV, Perry Ellis, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tahari, Tory Burch, and many more. 

9. Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas (top 20% of schools considered)

Founded in 1901 as The Girls Industrial College, Texas Woman's University (TWU) is home to a co-ed population of more than 15,600 students enrolled in more than 150 programs across four colleges and a graduate school. The College of Arts & Sciences is home to the School of Management. The School offers several programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers including a BS in Fashion Merchandising with an Emphasis in Planning or Management and dual degrees including a BA/BS in Fashion Design/Fashion Merchandising, a BS/BBA in Fashion Merchandising/Marketing, a BS/BBA in Fashion Merchandising/Management, and a BS/BBA in Fashion Merchandising/Entrepreneurship. A Fashion Merchandising Minor is also on the menu. 

Program highlights include internship opportunities at companies such as Aldo, BCBG Max Azria, Coach, Express, Michael Kors, and Nordstrom, a Global Fashion Study Tour of Paris, and the opportunity to participate in the Annual Montage Senior Fashion Show.  

10. Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania (top 20% of schools considered)

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1926, Mercyhurst University is home to more than 3,000 students enrolled in over 50 undergraduate majors with 67 concentrations and eight graduate degree programs across dozens of schools and departments. The Walker School of Business & Communication is home to the Fashion Merchandising Department, which offers two programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers including a BS in Fashion Merchandising and a Fashion Studies Minor. 

Program highlights include participation in the Mercyhurst Fashion Council, study tours of fashion capitals such as New York, Paris, London and Milan, and the opportunity to live and learn in New York City through the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Visiting Student Program. The FIT Program allows students to graduate with both a bachelor’s degree from Mercyhurst and an associate's degree from FIT. 

Internship opportunities in Boston, New York, and other cities are also on the menu as well as participation in a variety of campus-based fashion shows. Mercyhurst graduates have been hired by major companies such as Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Macy’s, Nine West, Levi Strauss and Co., Express, American Eagle, and others. 

11. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas (top 25% of schools considered)

founded in 1873, Texas Christian University (TCU) is home to 10,394 students, enrolled 118 undergraduate areas of study, 53 master’s level programs, and 25 areas of doctoral study across eight colleges and schools. The College of Fine Arts is home to the Department of Interior Design & Fashion Merchandising. The Department offers a BS in Fashion Merchandising. 

Program highlights include off-campus study programs in Paris, New York, and Dallas, access to the TCU Costume Collection, which features more than 2,500 items dating back to the 1850s, and participation in the Annual Fashion Show. In addition, students will complete a full-time 10-week supervised internship with companies such as Neiman Marcus, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, JCPenney, Pier 1 Imports, Fossil, Zale Corporation, Nordstrom, Henri Bendel, Bergdorf Goodman, Tom Ford, Donna Karan, and Kenneth Cole. 

12. Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois (top 25% of schools considered)

Dominican University was founded in 1901 as St. Clara College in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. The school relocated to River Forest, Illinois in 1922 and was renamed Rosary College. It expanded to become Dominican University in 1997 and today the school is home to 3,522 students enrolled in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs across several colleges and 20 academic departments. 

The Rosary College of Arts and Sciences is home to the Apparel Design and Merchandising Department, which offers several programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers. Offerings include a BA and a Minor in Apparel Merchandising. Many Apparel Merchandising students Minor Business or Communications. 

Fashion Merchandising program highlights include internship opportunities, participation in the Annual Fashion Show, and study abroad opportunities in Paris and Milan. 

13. Lasell College, Newton, Massachusetts (top 25% of schools considered)

Founded in 1851, Lasell College is home to 2,100 students, enrolled more than 100 programs through 12 departments. The Fashion Department offers several undergraduate programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers including BA degrees in Fashion & Retail Merchandising and Fashion Communication & Promotion. Minors in both areas are also available. 

Program highlights include internship opportunities at companies such as Ann Taylor, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Gucci, Puma, MAC, and Marc Jacobs, access to the Lasell Fashion Collection and the Hornig Fashion Resource and Research Area, which contains over 2,000 items dating back to the 19th century, participation in the Lasell Fashion Show called “Runway,” and the Fashion Boot Camp. Students also have the opportunity to study abroad in Paris. 

14. University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas (top 30% of schools considered)

Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is home to around 11,000 students, making it the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth-largest private university in the state. The school houses 10 colleges and schools that offer 100 undergraduate and graduate majors. The School of Media and Design, Juren Sullivan Center for Fashion Management offers several programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers. 

Options include a BA in Fashion Management with options to concentrate in Merchandising or Product Development. Both concentrations allow students to obtain a Minor in Business Administration. Other program highlights include internship opportunities in San Antonio and the surrounding areas, study abroad experiences at sister schools such as London College of Fashion, Tainan Fashion School in Taiwan, and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, and participation in the annual fashion show—The Cutting Edge (est. 1980). 

All fashion students have access to the Lila Bath Gallery. Per UIW, the gallery is “designed as an inter-disciplinary venue incorporating fashion design, theatre production and other academic specialties at UIW.” It serves as a teaching and research facility for students, with both visiting and permanent exhibits that address “current issues of society, expressed through works of art and design.” 

15. St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota (top 30% of schools considered)

St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) is home to approximately 4,786 students enrolled in around 120 programs across two campuses—St. Paul and Minneapolis. Founded in 1905, the University houses several schools and 100 academic departments. The School of Business and Professional Studies offers a BA or BS in Fashion Merchandising with a required Business Minor. The Program is offered as a major and a second degree. Students may combine the major with a degree in Small Business/Entrepreneurship or Apparel Design, or a second major/post-baccalaureate Certificate in Fashion Merchandising  

Program highlights include 10- to 21-day study abroad experiences in London, Paris, Florence, and India, study in NYC, participation in St. Kate's Annual Katwalk Fashion Show, a paid Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP), optional membership in St. Kate’s Fiber Arts Club, access to Katies Entrepreneur Organization (KEO), and internship opportunities. Past students have completed internships at American Girl, BCBG, New Look Retailers in London, and many others. 

16. Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia (top 35% of schools considered)

Founded in 1878, Brenau University annually reaches about 3,500 students in graduate and undergraduate studies on campuses and online. The school offers dozens of degree programs across six colleges and schools and the online division. The College of Fine Arts and Humanities houses the Department of Art & Design, which offers a BA in Fashion Merchandising. Program highlights include internship opportunities, study abroad experiences in Italy, France, and England, and participation in a variety of presentations, exhibits, and fashion show events. 

17. Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio (top 35% of schools considered)

Ursuline College was founded in 1871. It is home to 1,175 students enrolled in more than 25 majors through the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Professional Studies, and Breen School of Nursing. The School of Professional Studies offers several programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers including a BA, a Minor, and an undergraduate Certificate in Fashion Merchandising. 

The BA program offers a F.I.T. Track that allows students to spend their third year at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City. The F.I.T. Track leads to an AAS. Other program highlights include access to the Historic Costume Study Collection, which features more than 3,500 pieces of 20th century American apparel and accessories, internship opportunities, and participation in the Annual Fashion Show. 

18. Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (top 40% of schools considered)

Founded in 1913, Mount Mary College is a women’s college with a student population of just over 1,400 students. The school offers more than 30 undergraduate majors, nine graduate programs, and a variety of certificate programs across four schools including the School of Arts & Design, the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, the School of Natural & Health Sciences, and the School of Business. Programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers are offered through the School of Arts & Design. 

Offerings include a BA and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fashion Merchandise Management. Many fashion merchandising students choose the Minor in Entrepreneurship to enhance their degree or to develop the skills they need to start their own fashion business. The Minor is available through the School of Business.

Program highlights include internship opportunities, the chance to compete in regional, national and international competitions, access to workshops by global designers and retailers, volunteer opportunities with Fashion BOOT Camp for high school students, and the opportunity to participate in the New York-style Fashion Runway Show—CREO: Fashion, Art and Design Show. The show takes place each spring. 

19. Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington (top 40% of schools considered)

Founded in 1891 by the Free Methodist Church of North America, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is home to 4,061 students enrolled in 219 academic programs across six colleges and schools and Seattle Pacific Seminary. The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS), which offers a BA in Apparel Merchandising and a Minor in Apparel Design and Fashion Merchandising.   

Program highlights include easy access to a number of apparel company headquarters such as Nordstrom Product Group, REI, Eddie Bauer, and Union Bay, “strong connections” with the apparel industry, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) dual degree program, and study abroad opportunities in 15 countries. 

20. Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pennsylvania (top 40% of schools considered)

Immaculata University was founded in 1920. It is home to a population of more than 2,500 students enrolled in over 60 majors, minors, and pre-professional certifications, across several schools and dozens of departments. The Department of Fashion/Family & Consumer Sciences offers a number of programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers. Options include an AS, BS, and Minor in Fashion Merchandising. BS students may choose a Minor in one of eight areas specific to their career path. Options include Buying, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design for Fashion, Marketing, Product Development, Public Relations and Journalism, and Visual Merchandising. 

Fashion merchandising is one of Immaculata University’s top undergraduate majors. Other program highlights include fashion study tours to Paris and New York City, the speaker series, and two junior field experiences aligned with the student’s chosen career path to help them “gain hands-on experience.” Students have been placed at QVC, Marie Claire Magazine, Urban Outfitters Corporate Office, Anthropologie, Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Macy’s.com, JC Penney, GAP, Ann Taylor Loft, and more. Annual study tours to fashion capitals such as New York City and Paris are also on the menu as well as participation in Immaculata’s Annual Spring Fashion Show and Expo. 

21. Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania (top 45% of schools considered)

Albright College dates back to the founding of Union Seminary in 1856. The school, which is home to more than 2,000 students, offers over 60 programs of study. The Fashion Department offers several programs for aspiring fashion merchandisers including a BA in Fashion with Tracks in Fashion Merchandising or Design and Merchandising. A Combined Fashion Major with a Fashion Merchandising Track is also on the menu. 

Program highlights include study abroad opportunities in Italy, France, the UK and South Korea as well as internship opportunities at companies such as Donna Karan, Nordstrom, Anthropologie, Tiffany’s, and more. Fashion merchandising students also have the opportunity to participate in the Department’s Annual Fashion Showcase & Runway Show. 

Graduates of the Fashion and Costume programs at Albright have been hired by companies such as DKNY, Macy’s, Berkshire Theater Festival, David’s Bridal, Anthropologie, and many others. 

22. Mount Ida College, Boston, Massachusetts (top 45% of schools considered)

Mount Ida College was founded in 1899. It is home to around 1,400 students enrolled in more than 30 areas of study through four schools including the School of Applied Sciences, the School of Design, the School of Social Sciences & Humanities, and the School Business. The School of Design offers a BS in Fashion Industry Marketing & Management, which prepares graduates for a career in the merchandising, marketing, communication, promotion, and visual design aspects of the fashion industry.  

Program highlights include the opportunity to participate in Boston Fashion Week and Mount Ida’s Annual Spring Fashion Show, two required internship experiences with additional possible field opportunities at a variety of local and New York-based companies, and an annual trip to New York City. Involvement and leadership in Mount Ida’s Fashion Organization is also on the menu as well as opportunities to study abroad in fashion capitals such as Paris, London, Barcelona, and Milan. 

Per the school, students may also “pursue graduate studies by enrolling in the Master of Science in Management 4+1 program, which allows them to complete Master’s courses during their senior year, facilitating the completion of a bachelor’s Degree and a master’s Degree in just five years.” 

23. Stevenson University, Stevenson, Maryland (top 50% of schools considered)

Stevenson University (SU) was founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The school, which changed its name to Stevenson University in 2008, is home to just over 4,100 students enrolled in more than 50 programs across seven schools. The Brown School of Business and Leadership houses the Fashion Merchandising Program, which leads to a BS. The Program is offered in collaboration with the Fashion Design Department. 

Per the school, the BS in Fashion Merchandising is the “first upper-level program of its kind in Maryland that prepares students for careers in marketing and merchandising for the apparel and retail industries.” The focus of the program is on “the business and marketing aspects of merchandising, particularly how the production, distribution, and promotion of goods and services in fashion and retail are developed and delivered to the consumers.” 

Graduates can expect to find employment with advertising agencies, design studios, fashion publications, merchandising manufacturers, fashion and retail forecasting firms, and other businesses. 

24. Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia (top 50% of schools considered)

Founded in 1950, Marymount University Marymount is the only Washington, DC-area university offering a Fashion Merchandising program. The school is home to 3,369 students enrolled in 60-plus programs across four schools including the School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Education & Human Services, the School of Business Administration, and the Malek School of Health Professions. The Fashion Merchandising Program is part of the School of Arts & Sciences. Options include a BA and a Minor in Fashion Merchandising. Some students choose to pursue a Minor in Business Administration, Communication, or Fashion Design to enhance their degree. 

Program highlights include study abroad experiences in places such as France, Italy, Japan, China, Australia, participation in Fashion Club and the Annual Portfolio In Motion Fashion Show, and the opportunity to work on “Real World Projects” that allow students to complete projects for major companies such as Cotton Inc., Top Shop, and Nordstrom. Internship opportunities abroad or with local companies such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Theory, Burberry, Anthropologie, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdale’s are also on the menu as well as the chance to compete in both national and international design competitions.  

25. Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia (top 50% of schools considered)

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) was created on July 1, 1988 when Atlanta University (est. 1865) and Clark College (est. 1869) merged. The school is home to 3,485 students enrolled in 38 major areas of study across four schools including the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Social Work. The School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Fashion offers a BA in Fashion with a Concentration in Fashion Merchandising or Fashion Design. 

Program highlights include a variety of education and career enhancing electives such as Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, Computer Graphics, Creative Writing, Photography, Personnel Management, and Advertising, participation in the Annual Fashion Show, and Study Abroad opportunities in fashion capitals such as London, Paris, Milan, and Florence. Guest speakers, field trips, and study tours are also on the menu. 

After graduating, students are prepared to enter career fields such as Merchandise Manager, Fashion Stylist, Visual Merchandiser, Fashion Editor, Buyer, Fashion Coordinator, Advertising Manager, Public Relations Director, and many others.