Missouri State University: Fashion Design & Product Development, Fashion Merchandising & Management
Springfield, Missouri
Department of Fashion & Interior Design

Missouri State University’s Fashion and Interior Design program focuses on providing students with a balanced curriculum and the knowledge and training they will need to succeed in the fashion industry.  Students participate in formal classes to develop a strong general education foundation and complete faculty-supervised projects to develop their personal, professional, and technical skills. 

What fashion related programs and degrees does Missouri State University offer?
As of 2011, Missouri State University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Fashion Design & Product Development
B.S. Fashion Merchandising & Management

What’s the school’s contact information?
Missouri State University
Department of Fashion & Interior Design
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897
Phone: 417-836-5136

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: not available
Room & Board: not available

What’s the typical student profile?
Missouri State University total undergraduate students: 12,908
Fashion program students: 190

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program offers open enrollment.

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does Missouri State University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 6

What career placement services does Missouri State University provide?
Students are required to participate in a professional internship between junior and senior year, where they are placed among some of the top companies in the industry.  Opportunities for study abroad in Paris, China, and Italy are available alternating summers.  The school also sponsors an annual fashion show, which is produced by students, and showcases original student designs.  

All data is as of 2011.