Fashion Design major

Be the trend.

By the time you graduate from our Fashion Design program, you’ll contribute to some of the largest and most creative fashion brands in the world. As the home of the third highest concentration of fashion designers in the U.S. (behind New York and Los Angeles), Columbus offers a fashion-forward backdrop for your ever-evolving designs. Our innovative program provides you with a rich understanding of the business of fashion so you can successfully create wearable art with purpose. 

Our graduates go on to work as fashion designers, print and pattern designers, accessory designers, technical designers, costume designers, fashion forecasters, patternmakers, boutique owners, and stylists. 

 

Facilities

You'll have access to:

  • Studios with sewing labs and industry-standard machinery 

  • A dye lab to make custom-colored fabrics 

  • A Mutoh ValueJet textile printer to recreate pattern repeats or free-form illustrations on cotton, silk, or rayon

  • Knitting studios and knitting machines to create fabrics from scratch 

  • Professional dress forms in a variety of sizes, which include males, females, and children 

  • Lectra CAD systems and Gerber PLM Production 

 

Student and alumni works

 

Careers

Our fashion designers have launched their successful careers in leading fashion companies, both here and abroad. Many have also gone on to start their own lines with great success.

Accessory designer
Boutique owner
Costume designer
Fashion designer

Fashion forecaster
Patternmaker
Pattern Design
Print Design

Stylist
Technical designer

Recent employers

Abercrombie & Fitch 
Alexander Wang 
Are You Am I 
Express 
The Gap 
J.Crew

Kate Spade 
L Brands 
LOFT 
Old Navy 
Polo Ralph Lauren 

Target 
Tommy Hilfiger 
Urban Outfitters 
Victoria’s Secret 
White House Black Market 

 


Find the right internship, write a standout resume, interview well, and land the ideal job for you.

Visit Career Services


 

Credit hours

Requirement 
Program Requirements60
CORE Studio Requirements18
CORE Liberal Arts Requirements42
Total
120

View online catalog

Course information

Check out the Fashion Design course requirements.

 

Faculty

Assistant Professor
Fashion Design
Chair of Fashion Design, Associate Professor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Assistant Professor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design
Adjunct Instructor
Fashion Design

Apply now

Need more information? Contact us.


 

Check out the latest Fashion Design news