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. 

Go behind the seams in fabric rooms and the sewing lab at Design Studios on Broad

Launch Experience



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 



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
Pattern Design
Print Design

Technical designer

Recent employers

Abercrombie & Fitch 
Alexander Wang 
Are You Am I 
The Gap 

Kate Spade 
L Brands 
Old Navy 
Polo Ralph Lauren 

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


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Credit hours

Program Requirements60
CORE Studio Requirements18
CORE Liberal Arts Requirements42

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Course information

Check out the Fashion Design course requirements.



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

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