Transform yourself from fashion connoisseur to entrepreneur. This program offers the basics in business practices for anyone interested in the fashion industry, providing practical and theoretical foundations for industry or entrepreneurial careers. Course topics include, the most recent developments and history of merchandising and retail buying, the ongoing changes and evolution in global marketing, insights and experience in the NYC fashion industry, and basic fashion history.
Timeline to Completion: Most courses last nine weeks or more. Courses meeting for fewer than nine sessions count as half of an elective and need to be combined to fulfill one elective requirement. Most students take two courses per semester. Certificate must be completed in two years.
Enrollment Type: Noncredit
Number of Courses: 8 total courses (including 2 electives)
Format: Online, on-campus or a combination of both
Course Sequence: To earn this certificate students must complete all required courses.