Merchandising and Fashion Design Department


Designing, a most unique career path

By majoring in merchandising, fashion and design major, you'll develop the skills you need to lead in your field, including:

  • Creative, analytical, technical and innovative abilities
  • The latest knowledge of industry-based technology to clothing design and production
  • A global perspective, with a focus on both design and business

The student perspective on what makes our program special

Get creative in a diverse environment

Experience a culturally diverse environment and a supportive department. You'll be prepared to excel in a broad range of positions, including creative leadership.

In addition to valuable professional skills, you'll learn about culture, art and theory -- along with process and product development. You'll graduate with the foundation for a career as a creative, passionate and socially responsible professional, prepared for a wide array of opportunities. Positions range from historic preservation, merchandising specialist, to entrepreneurial design.


Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with expert faculty, personalized advising and comprehensive curriculum.

Incredible value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.

Missouri State University Merchandising Department Recognized in 2019 National Rankings

Top 50 Fashion Merchandising Schools and Colleges in the US - 2019 Rankings

#42 Nationally (top 20% of schools considered)

#9 in the Midwest

You can find the rankings here: https://www.fashion-schools.org/fashion-schools.htm.

MFD Students Launch Online Magazine


https://sartorialmagazine.com/

Sartorial Magazine is Missouri State University’s student run, premiere source for all things fashion, beauty, and lifestyle.


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