Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing
Miami University of Art & Design
Founded in 1965, this University has around 5,600 students and is located in the eastern edge of Downtown Miami. It’s a proprietary private institution and belongs to The Art Institutes, a corporate system of more than 50 educational institutions located throughout North America. If offers career-focused education in the applied arts and design, aiming at making each student marketable to employers, right after graduation.
As a student at this fashion school, you can get AA in Accessory Design, Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising, BFA in Fashion Design, BA in Fashion Merchandising and a Diploma in Fashion Retailing; degrees that are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. There are also distance-learning opportunities.
Student Life at Miami
You’ll have at your disposal the latest real-business equipment and technology, as well as accomplished experts from the fashion industry that will guide you throughout your studies and help you get into market.
As a Fashion Design student, you’ll find courses on pattern making, technical drawing, fashion drawing, sewing, event and fashion show production, trends and concepts in apparel, current designers, digital textile design and many more.
As Fashion Management student, you will choose to learn about sales and event promotion, consumer behavior, textiles, brand marketing, global marketing, visual merchandising, retail operations and technology, retail buying, media planning and buying, and other topics easily applicable throughout your career.
Connections and Statistics
Established brands and retailers nationwide such as Nordstrom, Macy’s, JCPenney and Neiman Marcus have hired graduates of this school in great numbers. Qualified undergraduates can receive federal financial aid during their studies and have the option of university-owned housing.
The acceptance rate in this career-oriented institution is 77% and the body of students is equally multi-cultural with the character of the city it surrounds it. Students are coming from all of the States and over 60 countries. This magical blend of cultures and nationalities is ideal for a student in Fashion!