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Mesa Community College, Fashion Merchandising & Design Department Programs Profile

Written by FS StaffNovember 1, 2011
Mesa Community College

Mesa Community College: Fashion Merchandising & Design Fashion Merchandising/ Fashion Design/ Retailing.
Mesa, Arizona
Fashion Merchandising & Design Department

The Fashion Merchandising & Design department at Mesa Community College incorporates all students who have the desire to become professionals in the fashion industry. One of the main objectives of the merchandising and design curriculum is to provide students a clear picture of current trends in the fashion industry. To help achieve this goal, Mesa Community College offers students the opportunity to network with faculty members who have years of experience in fashion and design. The department’s teaching philosophy emphasizes the value of learning by experience, which sends out students to participate in the fashion industry in their community.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Mesa Community College offer?
As of 2011, Mesa Community College offers the following degrees:
A.A.S. Fashion Merchandising & Design Fashion Merchandising
A.A.S. Fashion Merchandising & Design Fashion Design
A.A.S. Fashion Merchandising & Design Retailing

What’s the school’s contact information?
Mesa Community College
Fashion Merchandising & Design Department
1833 W. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85202
Phone: 480-461-7140
www.mc.maricopa.edu/fashion

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $2,000

What is the typical student profile?
Mesa Community College total undergraduate students: 16,000
Fashion program students: 350

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program offers open enrollment.

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 Mesa Community College’s Design program Have?
Faculty members: 20

What career placement services does Mesa Community College provide?
Majors at any level are required to successfully carry out an internship program. After completing the Fashion & Design program, graduates typically enter the workforce or transfer to any public or private university that offers the fashion major. The director of the Fashion Merchandising & Design Department at Mesa Community College facilitates the transfer process and maintains communication with the receiving university. Students also have the opportunity to enroll in a two-week study abroad program in London, NYC, or Paris.