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Certificate in Fashion Design

San Diego University for Integrative Studies offers a non-degree certificate program in Fashion Design. This program will introduce students to entry level and advanced principles of fashion design. Participants will learn both the creative and technical sides of the fashion industry, as well as gain hands-on experience. Classes are offered on a rotating schedule that allows participants to complete the certificate in just one year, This course curriculum is designed to help students qualify for employment as assistant designers, fashion illustrators, assistant pattern-makers, and product developers. Design training can lead to entrepreneurship, or careers working for large or small companies.

Each participant in the Fashion Design Certificate program must successfully complete seven (7) courses on the components of effective leadership for a total of 40 units.

“Notice to Prospective Students

This institution approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education to offer degree programs. To continue to offer degree programs, this institution must meet the following requirements:
• Become institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with the scope of the accreditation covering at least one degree program.

• Achieve accreditation candidacy or pre-accreditation, as defined in regulations, by July 1, 2017, and full accreditation by July 1, 2020.

If this institution stops pursuing accreditation, it must:

• Stop all enrollment in its degree programs, and
• Provide a teach-out to finish the educational program or provide a refund.
An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended. “