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Student Spotlight

The opportunities that are available to a fashion student are remarkable; I have been given the tools to succeed in the world of fashion by completing an intern... Read more

Careers in Fashion Merchandising

Where Our Grads Have Worked

• Abercrombie & Fitch
• Coach
• Guess
• Hollister
• Nike Inc.
• Polo Ralph Lauren
• Victoria’s Secret

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Carreer Opportunities

• Apparel Product Developer
• Assistant Buyer
• Boutique Owner
• Buyer
• Department Manager
• Events Organizer
• Fashion Consultant
• Management Trainee
• Store Allocator
• Sales Representative
• Visual Merchandiser

Contact Information

Fashion Merchandising Department

Dr. Dan Fox, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

dfox1@ashland.edu
419.207.6331

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty
Dr. Nancy Morris is an associate professor of fashion merchandising. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University, Master of Science and... Read more
Faculty
Daniel E. Fox currently serves as the chair of the Department of Marketing/Hospitality Management/Fashion Merchandising. Dr. Fox is an assistant professor of law, teaching both... Read more
Faculty
Daniel E. Fox currently serves as the chair of the Department of Marketing/Hospitality Management/Fashion Merchandising. Dr. Fox is an assistant professor of law, teaching both... Read more
Faculty
Daniel E. Fox currently serves as the chair of the Department of Marketing/Hospitality Management/Fashion Merchandising. Dr. Fox is an assistant professor of law, teaching both... Read more
Faculty
Daniel E. Fox currently serves as the chair of the Department of Marketing/Hospitality Management/Fashion Merchandising. Dr. Fox is an assistant professor of law, teaching both... Read more

Ranked in top 20 percent 

Opportunities in New York & Paris

Ashland University's Fashion Merchandising program ranked in the top 20 percent of fashion merchandising programs in the U.S. in 2013 by Fashion-Schools.org.

Get immersed in a curriculum of fashion analysis, textiles and fashion evolution, as well as business courses in marketing, retail merchandising and advertising.  You may even study in New York City or Paris, and when you graduate, you'll be ready to begin a career in merchandising, buying retail, management and more.

Through an affiliate program, you can take your junior year to complete an associate of arts degree at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and return to Ashland to finish your bachelor’s degree. Or, spend a month in Paris at the Paris Fashion Institute earning credits that transfer to Ashland. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to begin your career bringing the latest fashions to the marketplace.   Read More....

Student Opinions

See what people are saying about our programs.

  • Laura Carley '14
    The Fashion Merchandising Major here at Ashland University has provided me with the tools to succeed as well as has provided me with great opportunities to grow as a professional in the industry. This Summer I even had the incredible opportunity to study abroad in Paris for a month, were I got to... more
  • Lydia Felker '15
    One of my favorite things about Ashland is that the professors do their best to incorporate real-world experiences into the subjects discussed in class. Whether this is a hands-on project or working with business professionals from the area, it has given me the opportunity to see how business in... more
  • Tiffany Urig '13
    Being involved in the planning of three fashion shows is definitely a highlight of my time here at Ashland University. Through these experiences I have discovered that I want to pursue a career in styling and fashion promotion. Aside from fashion shows on campus, I have also worked on a fashion... more
  • Emily Murray '13
    I can truly say I’ve learned too much while at Ashland to even put to words! Whether it has been at the Paris Fashion Institute in Paris, France through my study abroad program, the many fashion shows I’ve been able to assist with or working with outside fashion clients, I’ve experienced a great... more
  • Shelby Kessinger '13
    My most memorable experience was being apart of planning the fashion show in the Convo Food & Fashion Show. This was such a great experience and I learned so much; it is nice to do projects in class that are similar to possibilities after graduation.