Department of Consumer & Design Sciences

Apparel Merchandising, Design, & Production Management

Emerging global issues, rapidly advancing technologies, and multi-cultural consumer behaviors impact success in the fast-paced, dynamic fashion industry. Career success requires understanding the fashion industry from beginning to end.

CADS Apparel faculty prepare graduates for a variety of fashion-related careers in the global supply chain. Creativity, innovation, critical thinking, technical competency, and communication effectiveness are valued skill sets. With the integrated core of apparel-related courses, coupled with the focus on the merchandising or design and production management, students will be prepared to work effectively as a team member in a variety of fashion-related settings.

Our apparel programs provide a well-rounded knowledge base to foster success in both merchandising and design- related careers. The AMDP program offers two undergraduate options -- Apparel Merchandising (APME) and Apparel Design and Production Management (APDP) – as well as Master’s and PhD level opportunities.

Read more about what makes the CADS Apparel program the right choice for your education.

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Apperal Merchandising Design and Production

Apparel Merchandising program ranked #4 nationally in 2016 by fashion-schools.org. Apparel Design ranked #12 nationally and #2 in the South.

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Dr. Pamela Ulrich
For More Information Contact:

Department of Consumer and Design Sciences
308 Spidle Hall
warficl@auburn.edu
334-844-4084