The Art Institute of Tucson: Fashion Design/ Fashion Marketing.
Tucson, Arizona
Departments of Fashion Design & Fashion Marketing

Students in the Fashion Design program will develop a strong foundation in fashion design by learning about the different elements the field encompasses, including the theoretical and practical applications of tailoring, draping, pattern drafting, sewing, construction, fashion illustration techniques, and other aspects of creative design. Mastery of these skills is aided and augmented by computer design programs, which provide students with knowledge about computerized fashion design systems. Students studying Fashion Marketing will cultivate a deep understanding of different aspects of apparel marketing including fashion history, fashion cycles, industry advertising, and textiles.

What fashion related programs and degrees does The Art Institute of Tucson offer?
As of 2011, The Art Institute of Tucson offers the following degrees:
B.A. Fashion Design
B.A. Fashion Marketing

What’s the school’s contact information?
The Art Institute of Tucson
Departments of Fashion Design & Fashion Marketing
5099 E. Grant Rd., Suite 100
Tucson, Arizona 85745
Phone: 520-318-2716

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $29,875

What is the typical student profile?
The Art Institute of Tucson total undergraduate students: 393
Fashion program students: 393

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a portfolio review at quarters 3, 6, 9, and a final review at graduation.

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

How many faculty members does The Art Institute of Tucson have?
Faculty members: 45

What career placement services does The Art Institute of Tucson have?
All students are required to do an internship by their junior or senior year to successfully complete the fashion program. In the Fashion Marketing department, interns typically work in management offices in prominent department stores, or they are placed in regional malls where they work in visual display or retail positions depending on their preference. Individuals in Fashion Design can participate in externships where they work for independent designers or in the design room of boutiques and other apparel shops.