Welcome

As the largest and most comprehensive 4-year apparel and textiles program that offers a full Apparel Design program and an in-depth Merchandising program in Washington, we offer students all of the tools necessary to succeed in the fashion, retail, textiles and apparel industries. We have state of the art classroom equipment, fully equipped apparel design studios, a program with curriculum aligned to the industry, and both nationally and internationally recognized faculty.

Students are challenged to understand all aspects of the textile, apparel, and fashion industry. For a more in-depth focus, students have a choice between a Design Option or Merchandising Option. Students are expected to graduate with a thorough understanding of the apparel and textile industry, from concept to consumer. Students can take part in various activities such as the fashion show production or design classinternships, study tours, student clubs, and undergraduate research opportunities.

Where can a degree from AMDT take you?

The textile and apparel industry is fast-paced, creative, and energetic. Learn about fields and careers in the industry here »

Tailor your major to fit your interests.

Choose an emphasis in apparel design or merchandising, and individualize your expertise by exploring minors in business, marketing, entrepreneurship, communication or fine arts.

Network and gain industry experience!

Get involved in our student club or gain a competitive edge by doing an internship.

Value Added

 
Hear from students about the value of a degree in apparel, merchandising, design and textile.
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Cougar Couture
Spring 2017

Cougar Couture showcasing student and faculty achievements.
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Faculty’s Research & Industry Relevance

Learn about top level researchers using state-of-the-art technologies to solve current industry issues.
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