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Here are some more fashion schools in case you could not find what you needed from the previous page. Yes, the listings are alphabetical (or at least that is what we had intended).
NASAD - National Association of Schools of Art and Design: NASAD, founded in 1944, is an organization of schools, colleges, and universities. It has approximately 287 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.
National Institute of Fashion Technology (India): 1986 was a turning point for the fashion industry in India. This was the year National Institute of Fashion Technology set up under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, first initiated young and creative minds. Today, NIFT is acknowledged as one of the premier institute of fashion design, management and technology across the globe. The Institute has pioneered in evolving fashion business education across the country through a network of seven professionally managed centres at New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. The centres provide a common platform for fashion education, research and training.
North Carolina State University College of Textiles (NCSU): The mission of the College of Textiles is to be the premier international institution for textile education, providing education of the highest possible quality to degree and non degree students alike through the use of innovative teaching techniques, and providing a vision of the future for industry and the citizens of North Carolina and the nation through excellence in research and outreach.
North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology (NCCATT): At NCCATT, they are a unique part of the North Carolina Community College System. They are the only school in the state dedicated solely to teaching textile technology. Their school serves citizens everywhere in North Carolina through cooperative arrangements with other institutions and agencies in the state.
Oklahoma State University; Department of Design, Housing & Merchandising: is a large program in the Midwest offering apparel design & production; merchandising; and interior design majors.
Oregon State University (OSU): The purpose of the Department of Apparel, Interiors, Housing and Merchandising is to provide an academic environment of excellence in educational programs, in scholarship and in service.
Otis College of Art & Design: All of Otis' programs are marked by a philosophy of theory and practice. The fine arts sensibility and the search for one's own voice are as important in the Toy Design program as in the Painting program. Otis' faculty teach by example, and when not in their classrooms, they are in their studios practicing what they teach. Students learn the skills, practical knowledge and discipline to work as designers in an intense and highly competitive industry. Fashion explores the images we want to project and the ways we choose to live. Otis graduates are trained to shape the visual dialogue we create daily with our clothing.
Paris Fashion Institute : Paris Fashion Institute hosts three separate seminars each consisting of an intensive four-week program. These seminars are held during the months of January, June and September. All of their classes are taught in English. Qualified candidates are chosen from all corners of the globe. Many students come to them who are currently enrolled in fashion design or merchandising / marketing programs. Others come after having entered the marketplace in totally different career paths only to realize their true passion is in the field of fashion.
Parsons School of Design: The school has long been a place for creative thinkers preparing for careers in the visual arts. At Parsons, your imagination will be challenged to its limits by some of the world's most accomplished artists, designers, architects, advertisers, photographers, illustrators and critics. They bring their professional expertise into our studios every day.
Pasadena City College (USA): The Fashion Department awards several certificates and Associate degrees in Fashion studies such as Design, Patternmaking, and Merchandising. Located on the beautiful campus of one of the states largest community colleges, students may also take advantage of the successful academic transfer program if a Bachelor's degree is required. The Fashion department is located in a new, state of the art facility, utilizing industrial equipment and supplies, as well as a computer lab, research library, and textile and costume collection. Faculty come from the region's growing apparel industry, teaching current technologies to students who will find employment in the fast paced Southern California fashion industry or Pacific rim production areas. The Fashion Department at Pasadena City College offers 5 certificates with training with Semesters: Fall and Spring, and Short terms: Winter and Summer Registration details are available online at the college website. Low tuition. This is a State of California Community College. Address: 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA, 91106 Phone: 626-585-7084 Contact: Mrs. Orsini, Department Chair, or Ms. Luttrell, Assist. Chair Email: email@example.com
Faffles Education Corporation Ltd: owns and operates the Raffles Design Institute College Group, one of the leading creative arts and design education providers in the Asia Pacific region.
Raffles Design College: RafflesEducationCorp is committed to provide quality education through its network of institutions in the Asia Pacific region to develop industry-relevant skilled professionals. As a premier education provider they are committed to nurture creative talents and design management expertise for the arts, design and lifestyle industries as well as expertise for business management. They provide high quality education relevant to industry and adapt to the socioeconomic needs of the societies in which they operate. They strive to give every student a fundamental education.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts - Fashion Department (Belgium) In the beginning of the eighties, the fashion world and the international media started to get interested in Antwerp fashion designers. From then on, the fashion department of the Royal Academy shared in this international interest, not in the least because of the continuous quality of the collections designed by some of the now aforementioned famous ex-students and a new generation of designers as Wim Neels, Veronique Branquinho, A.F. vandevorst, Jurgi Persoons, Stephan Schneider, Angelo Figus, Bernhard Willhelm, Anke Loh, Christophe Charon, Bruno Pieters, Tim Van Steenbergen, Marjolijn Van den heuvel and Haider Ackermann amongst many others.
Ryerson University, School of Fashion (Canada): The School of Fashion at Ryerson University is an innovative leader in fashion education, recognized by industry and the public, for setting the highest standards in both educational programming and professional practice, producing creative problem solvers and leaders for all aspects of the fashion industry in North America as well as international markets. This degree program offers two options: Fashion Design & Fashion Communication. Address: 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3, Canada Phone: 416-979-5333 Fax: 416-979-5227 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) [India]: The School of Fashion Technology was established by Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS) in collaboration with National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), (Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India) with a mission to identify young women with professional, managerial, technical and entrepreneurial aspirations, talents and determination and trigger them off to become excellent inspirational leaders in the fashion industry in India to meet the challenges of industrial competitiveness on a global plane.
Shinshu University (Japan): faculty of textile science and technology.
Style Design College: (Milan, Italy): Internationally accredited courses taught in English. Campus situated in the heart of the Fashion Capital.
Symbiosis Institute of Design (India): Symbiosis established Symbiosis Institute of Design in 2004. It becomes constituent Institute of the Symbiosis International University on 10th November 2006 under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956 vide notification No. 9-12/2001-U.3 of the Government of India. SID offers following degree programs: Bachelor of Design (B. Des ) in Communication Design Bachelor of Design (B. Des ) in Product Design Bachelor of Design (B. Des ) in Fashion Communication Bachelor of Design (B. Des) in Fashion Design
Syracuse University (SU) [Syracuse NY]
Technical University of Liberec (Czech Republic): faculty of textile engineering.
Texas Woman's University (Department of Fashion & Textiles) (TWU): The Department of Fashion and Textiles at TWU offers four-year undergraduate bachelor's degrees, and master's and doctoral graduate degrees in fashion (retail) merchandising, fashion design, and textiles and apparel. The university's location in Denton, just north of Dallas, provides students with access to one of the country's largest fashion markets.
Textile Institute of Pakistan (TIP): The Textile Institute of Pakistan (TIP) was established in order to meet the acute shortage of qualified textile personnel. The Institute was founded in 1994 by a group of leading textile industrialists and members of the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA). The objective of TIP is to offer professional education in the field of textiles that will develop human resources to respond to the needs of the textile industry.
Universal College of Learning (UCOL) [New Zealand]: New Zealand is now an impressive force on the world's fashion stage. Their designers have become an aspect of national pride, with many cities developing fashion incubators to nurture and encourage fledgling designers. Designers, like their graduates from UCOL's prestigious Fashion degree, with creative and talented lecturers, guide you through your study. The Graduate Fashion Show has become one to watch and a number of their graduates have gone on to establish successful labels in the fashion industry. UCOL's Wanganui School of Design is immensely proud of the sought after graduates from the Computer Graphic Design courses. This is an ever-evolving area and graduates with up-to-the minute skills and knowledge in design and multi-media are highly coveted by the industry. Their high-tech, state-of-the art equipment and fantastic lecturers means that they can offer their students the best of everything and the results speak for themselves.
University of Ghent (Belgium), Department of Textiles: After the recent reform of the University of Ghent in 1992, the textile laboratory was transformed into the Department of Textiles. The department is intensely occupied with textiles in the broadest sense of the word. In order to achieve its goals, the department employs about 40 people who can make use of very modern research and analyzing equipment and a very well-equipped library.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: The School of Architecture and Design includes the professional degree programs of Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, Bachelorof Interior Design, Bachelor of Industrial Design and the Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and Merchandizing. The architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, NAAB. The interior design program is accredited by the Council of Interior Design Accreditation. The Industrial Design program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, NASAD. As the Fashion Design and Merchandizing program matures, we anticipate it joining the others with accreditation from NASAD as well.
University of Manitoba Dept. of Clothing & Textile: A major in Clothing and Textiles provides an excellent basis for understanding and appreciating a broad range of subject material--from the origins of fibres in agricultural or chemical enterprises to their use in the creation of aesthetic and functional apparel and textile products. The program includes an examination of the design, production and merchandising of textiles and apparel, social and cultural influences on consumer choices of these products, and the properties and uses of textile products.
University of Massachusetts - Textile Programs (UMASS at Dartmouth) Textile Sciences (TES) or Textile Chemistry (TEC) at UMass Dartmouth. Few colleges and universities offer programs leading to degrees in textile science, as opposed to textile programs imbedded in home economics departments. Their programs are rooted in science, technology (and business for TES), and their graduates earn a Bachelor of Science degree. Most of the home economics-based programs offer Bachelor of Arts degrees, and cannot boast of the placement record, salaries, or advancement opportunities that UMass graduates realize. UMass Dartmouth offers the only undergraduate degree in New England that specializes in textiles, although similar programs can be found at Philadelphia University, NC State University, GA Tech, Auburn University, and Clemson University. They offer graduate as well as undergraduate degrees in the textile sciences. Although their programs have evolved substantially with time, they have offered degrees in textile sciences for more than 100 years.
University of Missouri, Department of textile and Apparel Management Department: In the Department of Textile and Apparel Management (TAM), you will find an exciting array of opportunities to learn about the soft-goods industry--a term that includes the textile, apparel, and retailing industries. Students in TAM learn about the enormous contribution these fashion-related industries make to the national and global economies. Students have a chance to study with award-winning professors, who also take time to advise their students. Through coursework, internships, study tours, student organizations, and interaction with industry experts, students learn about careers in the field. When students graduate from TAM, they have the skills and knowledge they need for a variety of careers in the soft-goods industry, skills that are valued and transferable to other industries as well.
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension: they are a diverse and dynamic community sharing a common passion: bio-fibers and textiles and the products that are fashioned from them.
University of New South Wales: (Australia) The Department of Textile Technology offers courses in Textile Technology 3170 , Textile Management 3175 and Textile Design and Technology 3177. These three courses extend over four years full-time study and lead to the awar d of the degree of Bachelor of Science. Students must complete a minimum of 40 working days approved industrial training, of which at least 30 working days tr aining must be taken at the end of Year 3. For the award of Honours, students need to have distinguished themselves in formal studies, laboratory exercises, and in their final year research project.
University of Rhode Island: the Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design. The Department faculty are dedicated to preparing students to enter the textile and apparel field as well-qualified professionals, to creating and interpreting knowledge, and to serving the profession
University of Wisconsin-Stout: Higher Educational institution offering 4 year B.S. degree in Apparel Design and Apparel Manufacturing. Address: 330 HE Bldg. Menomonie Wisconsin 54751 USA Phone: 715-232-2405 Fax: 715-232-5042 Email: email@example.com Contact: Dr. Donna Albrecht
University of Zagreb: The Faculty of Textile Technology (Yugoslavia):
Vancouver Film School Vancouver Film School's one-year Makeup Design for Film & Television program is truly unparalleled in its approach to the art of light and color in storytelling. From big dreams to big realities - VFS offers the only Makeup Design program in the world that combines every aspect of the discipline in one amazingly intense year. Through an immersive study of all facets of makeup, including film and television makeup, makeup effects, stage makeup, and fashion makeup, to script breakdown, on-set protocol, and digital character design, one year at VFS prepares you to join any production team. Address: 198 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 1H2 Phone: 1 800 661 4101 Fax: 604 685 5830
Virginia Commonwealth University (Department of Fashion) (VCU) Developing Fashion professionals is a primary goal of the fashion program at VCU. One of the largest fashion programs in the United States, the curriculum includes training in major areas of fashion: design and mechandising.
West Valley College (USA) : Fashion Design and Apparel Technology. West Valley College is a professional, effective training program that will prepare you for an exciting career in the fashion industry. Their program is designed to meet your needs. Take classes to re-train, update your skills or complete the program with a Certificate in Fashion Design, Associate Degree in Fashion Design, Certificate Apparel Production, and Associate Degree Apparel Production. You can also transfer to universities. The West Valley College Fashion Design Program is the recognized leader in computer technology training for apparel design and manufacturing
Whitehouse Institute of Design (Australia): As one of Australia's leading independent design colleges, Whitehouse achieves excellence in fashion, interior design, styling and promotional design. Launch your design career with a workshop or short course. Move on to an Advanced Diploma of Design or Teaching Degree. Whitehouse Institute of Design caters for all levels of experience, from high school students to graduates. We will realise your dream of being an accomplished, working designer.
Winchester School of Art's (United Kingdom) MA Design pathway Fashion Management. Part of the University of Southampton, Winchester School of Art is a major international centre of excellence for teaching and research, offering a unique and broad range of programmes. Courses include BA (Hons) Textiles, Fashion and Fibre and MA Design pathways in Fashion Management and Fashion Design. For the new Fashion Management pathway, applications are welcomed from graduates with a broad range of experience, a portfolio is not necessary and a limited number of 1,000 bursaries are available (conditions apply).
Wood Tob-Coburn School: Getting dressed is big business. A career in Fashion Merchandising may lead you to showroom sales and marketing, retail merchandising and management, or product development. Graduates from our program benefit from the many long-standing and close relationships we have with fashion companies in New York's fashion district, located just blocks away from our school.
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