University of Maryland Eastern Shore: Fashion Merchandising
Princess Anne, Maryland
Department of Human Ecology

The fashion program at University of Maryland Eastern Shore prepares students for graduate studies in fashion and for professional work in fashion design. University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers a curriculum underpinned by the principle that all graduates should make a significant impact in the design field that improves the lives of individuals and families from diverse backgrounds. The fashion program strives to give students the necessary educational resources they need to be adaptive professionals in an ever-changing fashion landscape. Fashion majors are encouraged to explore new technologies and discover effective uses of existing resources to remain marketable in today’s fashion industry.

What fashion related programs and degrees does University of Maryland Eastern Shore offer?
As of 2011, University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the following degrees:
B.S. Human Ecology/Fashion Merchandising Option

What’s the school’s contact information?
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Department of Human Ecology
2100 Richard A. Henson Center
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Phone: 410-651-6055

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $6,082
Room & Board: $7,230

What is the typical student profile?
University of Maryland Eastern Shore total undergraduate students: 3,697
Fashion program students: Not reported

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a 2.5 GPA.

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 University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Human Ecology/Fashion Merchandising Option program have?
Faculty members: 174

What career placement services does University of Maryland Eastern Shore provide?
All majors at the Junior level are required to complete an internship program in fashion design or a related field. Students usually place at major national retail chains, as well as in hospitals and schools. Students have the opportunity to gain international experience by taking part in University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s study abroad program in fashion design, which offers 2-week trips to London and Paris, and a 6-week summer program in London. Professional faculty members are available to give students individualized attention in several aspects of design, including textiles testing/pesticide, curriculum and service learning enhancement, dress and material culture, and housing.

All data is as of 2011.