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Degrees Offered: A. A., A. A. Professional Designation in Apparel Manufacturing Management, Beauty Industry Merchandising and Management, Fashion Design, Fashion Knitwear Design, Jewelry Design, Merchandise Marketing, Merchandise Product Development and Textile Design; A. A. Advanced Study in Fashion Design, Film and Television Costume Design, Footwear Design, International Manufacturing and Product Development and Theatre Costume Design; B. S. in Business Management.
Tuition Information: Tuition varies by degree and program. For the 2010 – 2011 school year, A. A. program tuition ranged from $22,650 for a nine-month course of study to $31,475 for a 12-month course of study.
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
919 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421
800.624.1200; 213.624.1201 (Admissions)
Scope of Program:
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) offers a wide array of Associate of Arts degree programs in fashion design and related specialty fields. The Los Angeles campus is known not only for its design programs but also for its involvement with Lifetime Network's reality series, Project Runway. Season 6 was filmed at FIDM Los Angeles. FIDM's annual DEBUT Runway Show, presented by graduating students, is a three-day gala event.
More majors are available at the flagship Los Angeles school than at any other FIDM campus. The length of time you will be in school each year varies by major. You can complete some degree programs in nine intense months and others in one full year. FIDM's network of industry partners provides students with a wide array of internship possibilities, from sports teams to film projects. Study tour and study abroad opportunities include New York City and Europe. Aspiring students must complete an entrance project as part of the application process.
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