Combine the creative expression of design with the precision of apparel production
in fashion, technical and functional areas as you learn to generate design concepts and guide them through production.
Why apparel design and technology at OSU?
Develop expertise in pattern making, illustration, computer-aided design, 3D design,
technical design, garment construction, fabric sourcing and more as you prepare for
a career in the global fashion industry. Our nationally ranked program offers domestic
and international study travel experiences, access to state-of-the-art equipment and
technology and competitive internship opportunities.
Take advantage of global learning through national and international travel courses and study abroad trips led by your
Prepare for your dream job and gain invaluable experience through required professional internships with companies such as Anthropologie, Ralph Lauren, Target, Steve Madden and many
Facilities and Technology
Access to the latest technology, including Gerber software and automated solutions,
our Human Solutions body scanner, state-of-the-art industry machinery and textile
testing equipment will set you apart within a competitive industry.
This high-energy runway fashion show features garments designed and created by students majoring in fashion design and
production. Students gain valuable, hands-on experience in planning and executing all aspects of
"I was given the chance to learn old school design methods mixed with new
technology. I work with both methods every day at Kohl’s, and I was able to help my
team onboard with 3D design and PLM since I had already been working with these programs
throughout my degree."
- Audrey Bilyeu Apparel Design and Technology Graduate
In addition toscholarships from the OSU College of Education and Human Sciences, you are eligible to apply for national Fashion Scholarship Fund scholarships, totaling $1.2 million annually.