The International Academy of Design and Technology ranks among the foremost private educational establishments in North America. The Academy provides its students with a specific career-oriented education. Aided by personal attention from its well-versed faculty, the use of up-to-date equipment, small class sizes and well-connected career placement services, the Academy hopes to ensure each student's future career success.
The Academy is located in Chicago's "loop" at historic One North State Street. The campus is close to some of Chicago's famous and world-renowned landmarks. Within walking distance of the campus are the Merchandise Mart and Apparel Center complex in historic River North, the retail shops of North Michigan Avenue. Along the revitalized State Street you will find Marshall Field's, Carson Pirie Scott and a multitude of nationally advertised retail outlets. More importantly IADT Chicago is conveniently located in a region known for it's internationally prominent advertising, graphic design, and interior design firms.
IADT Chicago offers a number of fashion-specific programs. The Fashion Design curriculum integrates the study of innovations and new trends in the fast-paced global fashion industry with the mastery of conventional skills, giving a well-rounded background to both fashion novices and experts alike. This means students may have classes that vary from computer-based fashion design programs to trend analysis. The Merchandising Management program offers students and working professionals the opportunity to compete in today's job market by combining theoretical elements with practical applications. Students graduating from the fashion program should have skills such as developing appropriate visual displays, and utilizing sound sales and business practices to best achieve profitability.
The International Academy of Design & Technology, Chicago, offers the following degrees:
Fashion Design and Marketing, Bachelor of Fine Arts Learn More
Merchandising Management, Bachelor of Arts Learn More
Fashion Design and Marketing, Associate of Applied Science Learn More
Merchandising Management, Associate of Applied Science Learn More
IADT does not guarantee employment or salary.
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