Fashion Product Development

Learn to create and develop products that are appropriate for a brand and their target customer.  You will analyze current trends, create technical drawings using both hand drawings and industry standard software, identify and source materials, and plan for production of seasonal collections.

The Fashion Product Development degree is ideal for those seeking a career as a product developer, technical designer, product manager, production manager, supply chain manager, director of production, director of product development, and more.



Fashion Product Development Degrees

The Fashion Product Development MFA degree program focuses on developing and managing all aspects of the fashion product development process. You will learn aesthetics, design, and product development strategies specific to companies and their target markets. You will create product concepts and lines based on in-depth market and trend research, gain skills in sourcing textiles and raw material, and understand manufacturing strategies and shipping logistics to deliver finished products to stores and consumers.

In addition, you will gain the drawing, design, construction, technical, and industry standard software skills to create a thesis project that includes a complete product line and an implementation strategy.

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Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts Program provides students with a holistic education covering the arts, humanities, and sciences. Courses highlight connections between the subject of study and the major fields of art and design, providing context to the larger world of art and design.

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The Foundations curriculum heightens perception and understanding of visual structure through the study of drawing, modeling of form, value structure, perspective principles, color, and design theory.

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