Do you have an appreciation for fashion and the popular and unique trends we see across the internet and in fashion magazines? Do you have an artistic eye when putting together an outfit? Do you have creative ideas when selecting fabrics for clothing designs? Have you ever considered designing your own clothing line?
If you want to turn your passion into a career and get a fashion degree, our Fashion Program can help you start off on the right foot. Upon completing this program, you can enter the exciting world of fashion as a visual merchandising stylist, fashion designer/entrepreneur, technical designer, textile designer, patternmaker, wholesale and retail buyer, merchandiser, online merchant, and more!
This program strategically places you at the intersection of fashion development, business, and marketing. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the foundation of fashion theory and history, the societal and technological aspects of the textile and apparel industry; and the creation, production, distribution, and retailing of consumer goods in a global environment. Our curriculum stresses the importance of quality production methods, leadership, teamwork, creativity, and effective communication throughout the product life cycle process.
Make it happen today! Enroll in Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising!
Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.
Why Phoenix College?
Phoenix College’s Fashion Design program offers courses covering fashion illustration, pattern drafting, and constructing original designs. Graduates may go on to work as an alterations specialist, costume designer, fashion illustrator, sewing instructor, and more
PC offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Fashion Design as well as a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in first-level Fashion Design. CCLs are also offered in second-tier fashion design, entrepreneurial fashion design, apparel construction, costuming, fashion illustration, and two levels of pattern design.
Discuss your course load with an academic advisor inside the Hannelly Enrollment Center (HC) at our historic, centrally located campus. Future students may contact the program director, Char Brandom, for more information.
Those with an eye for fashion and a head for business and marketing may turn to the Fashion Merchandising Program at Phoenix College. PC offers fashion merchandise courses covering display and visual merchandising, retail buying, textiles, and even the cultural aspects of clothing.
PC offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) as well as a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fashion Merchandising. Graduates may go on to work in the fields of retail purchasing, clothing store planning, vignettes and visual display arrangements, and wholesale merchandising.
Discuss your course load with an academic advisor inside the Hannelly Enrollment Center (HC) at our historic, centrally located campus. Future students may contact the program director, Doug Northway, for more information.