Apparel Merchandising & Product Development (AMPD)
Apparel Merchandising and Product Development is a comprehensive program that focuses on preparing future professionals for exciting, challenging and fast-paced careers in the fashion industry. The program aspires to be an outstanding learning community for developing individuals and shaping the future through learning, discovery, collaboration and personal growth.
About the program
In our nationally ranked program, students learn skills specific to apparel merchandising and product development, for example: fashion buying, styling, product line conception, and analysis of trends. Our students complete internships with merchants, product developers and retailers at store and corporate levels. Our faculty encourage students to visit international and domestic fashion hubs such as Columbus, Chicago, New York City, Paris, London, Milan, Tel Aviv and Sydney. Students in our program learn in a brand new workshop and classrooms in the Gertrude Eppler Complex and have the opportunity to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, NY.