Fashion is a trillion-dollar industry. MSU helps students hone their creativity while also taking courses grounded in business principles such as marketing, management, entrepreneurship and economics.
MSU’s fashion program is unique because students gain a solid foundation in business coursework. Graduates are prepared to excel in a career as a creative, passionate and socially responsible professional.
Potential entry-level positions include account executives, apparel production coordinators, fashion illustrators, quality control directors, retail buyers and textile designers.
You can learn more about fashion job titles here.
Average starting salaries
Median salaries for fashion and design professional in the United States are upward of $45,000.
According the Nace Salary Data from 2019, a graduate in apparel and textiles starts out making an average of $39,407. Merchandising and management graduates make $48,573 on average starting out.
The results from the survey represent a baseline for assessing where graduates at the undergraduate and graduate levels land within six months, on average, after receiving their degrees.
Learn more about opportunities in these creative areas through the Career Center.