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The Art Institutes International Minnesota, Department of Fashion & Retail Management Program Profile

Written by FS StaffDecember 31, 2011
The Art Institutes International Minnesota

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The Art Institutes International Minnesota: Fashion & Retail Management.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Department of Fashion & Retail Management

A main goal of the fashion program at The Art Institutes International Minnesota is to provide students with the educational background they need to successfully enter the fashion workforce, with great facility in communication and presentation. The fashion curriculum trains students to acquire marketable skills in effective leadership. The Art Institutes International Minnesota fashion program emphasizes management with the goal of motivating both staff members and supervisors in the fashion industry. To do this, students are exposed to innovative and classic theories and practices in fashion and retail management.

What fashion related programs and degrees does The Art Institutes International
Minnesota offer?
As of 2011, The Art Institutes International Minnesota offers the following degrees:
B.S. Fashion & Retail Management

What’s the school’s contact information?
The Art Institutes International Minnesota
Department of Fashion & Retail Management
15 S. 9th St.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Phone: 612-332-3361
www.artinstitutes.edu/minneapolis

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $22,416
Room & Board: $6,480

What is the typical student profile?
The Art Institutes International Minnesota total undergraduate students: 2,008
Fashion program students: 207

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a 2.0 GPA.

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does The Art Institutes International Minnesota’s Fashion
& Retail Management program have?
Faculty members: 4

What career placement services does The Art Institutes International Minnesota
provide?
Students who have reached the upper division level are required to complete an internship program. To better accommodate the needs of students, The Art Institutes International Minnesota offers some courses online, although a strong majority of courses are held in a traditional classroom setting across several subjects, including fashion history, textiles and fiber, introduction to retailing, retail mathematics, merchandise management, and visual merchandising. Students have the opportunity to use other campus resources, such as tutoring and career advising, to promote a smooth transition from school to the workplace.

All data is as of 2011.