Johnson County Community College: Fashion Merchandising/ Fashion Design.
Overland Park, Kansas
Fashion Merchandising & Design

The fashion merchandising and fashion design program at Johnson County Community College strives to combine excellent academic coursework and on-site experiential learning to prepare students for careers in the fashion industry. A main objective of the fashion merchandising and design department is to provide a flexible curriculum to best accommodate the needs of its diverse student body. Additionally, online courses are available in textiles, history of costume, and fashion fundamentals. An honors program is available for students who qualify. Graduates go on to transfer to both public and private four-year universities throughout the US.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Johnson County Community College
As of 2011, Johnson County Community College offers the following degrees:
A.A.S. Fashion Merchandising
A.A.S. Fashion Design

What’s the school’s contact information?
Johnson County Community College
Fashion Merchandising & Design
Box #37
Overland Park, KS 66210
Phone: 913-469-8500 ext. 3357

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $75 per credit hour
Room & Board: n/a

What is the typical student profile?
Johnson County Community College total undergraduate students: 20,401
Fashion program students: 20,401

What are the requirements to enter program?
Fashion Merchandising program offers open enrollment. The Fashion Design program requires undergraduate degree in interior design or related field.

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 Johnson County Community College’s Fashion
Merchandising/ Fashion Design program have?
Faculty members: 901

What career placement services does Johnson County Community College provide?
All freshman and sophomore merchandising and design students are required to complete an internship program. Typically, past interns place at major national retail chains. Students may also gain real-world experience by participating in Johnson County Community College’s study abroad program, which includes summer, semester, and year long academic trips to one of over 30 countries. Additional international opportunities include fashion programs in Asia, Latin
America, Africa, and Australia.

All data is as of 2011.