Fashion Design & Merchandising

fashion design and merchandising program

Fashion design and merchandising is a specialized area of the fashion industry that combines creative skills like apparel design, pattern drafting and draping with business knowledge such as retail management, merchandising and promotion.

At the International Academy of Design & Technology, students in the fashion design and merchandising programs are guided by faculty, many of whom are experienced professionals, who can help them learn how to create fashion sketches and convert design concepts into final constructions as well as develop basic skills in business and retail management, merchandise displays, and how to use publicity and promotion within the fashion industry.

IADT offers associate's and bachelor's degrees in fashion design and merchandising. You can learn more about the details of these programs by clicking on the campuses listed below, which are currently accepting applications for the next available start date.

Read the story of IADT fashion design and merchandising graduate Stephanie Bor here.

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This area of study is available at the following campuses: Click the links below for a more detailed program description at your campus of choice:
Troy, MI
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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Merchandising (BFA)

International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees. For more information on IADT's accreditation, visit the ACICS website at: