ELU’s Fashion Design degree prepares students to be leaders in the global fashion industry. Fashion Design classes are intensive and real-world, focusing on the theoretical and practical, from the creative process and principles of design to the use of state-of-the-industry technology and software. Students graduate having created an entire collection from their unique vision.

The Fashion Design Program prepares students for careers in Fashion Design for the Apparel Industry. The curriculum stimulates creative expression in all aspects of Fashion Design, including fashion sketching, creative design, computer applications, draping, and pattern drafting.

Students will understand the importance of communication and critical reasoning and the effect they have on this diversified and global industry. The program is structured to challenge and inspire students by incorporating artistic, technical, and theoretical elements into a realistic approach to the Fashion Design Industry.

In this program, you’ll:

  • connect with industry leaders at guest lectures and industry events, and build a network of valuable contacts.
  • complete an internship at a leading fashion house gives you experience and valuable connections. Internship sites have included Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger, among many others.
  • have the opportunity to study abroad. Programs include the International Fashion Design degree that allows first-year students to begin their studies in France.