Fashion Design and Retailing

Welcome to the Fashion Design and Retailing Department. Earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion Design and Retailing, choose a concentration in Apparel Design or Merchandising, and prepare for a career as a fashion designer, retail buyer, technical designer, retail merchandising analyst, product developer, retail manager, patternmaker, visual merchandiser, product manager, theatrical costumer, fashion merchandiser, market researcher, fashion coordinator, or costume curator.

  • Students work closely with faculty to understand all aspects of the fashion industry.

  • Season 15 of Project Runway featured FSU fashion alums Cornelius Ortiz '15 and Nathalia JMag '16.

  • FSU's fabric studios include everything students need to perfect their designs.

Why choose Framingham State University?

  • Business and industry partnerships
  • State-of-the-art computer technology
  • Professional curriculum combined with strong Liberal Arts
  • Located in suburban Boston
  • Dynamic merchandising and design opportunities
  • Seven full-time faculty
  • Small classes and individual attention
  • Individual advising and career counseling
  • Diverse student body

Framingham State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

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