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Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University: Apparel Merchandising & Design Apparel Design/
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Department of Human Environmental Studies

The fashion curriculum at Central Michigan University offers a comprehensive approach to design and merchandising to support graduate success in the fashion industry across several fields. To help make a significant, real-world contribution to the fashion industry, students gain exposure to the latest trends in apparel design and merchandising, including the latest in merchandising and design theory and state-of-the-art technology. Both design and merchandising courses are rooted in technological instruction to help students remain marketable in today’s industry. Additionally, apparel design and merchandising majors work on projects that closely reflect the demands of professional work, with company executives helping to evaluate student work.