Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Studies

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(Pending NASAD Approval)

Who Can Apply?

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Studies is open to students who have earned an Associate of Arts degree and an Advanced Study program degree from FIDM.

More about the Program

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Studies program prepares students for the demands of business and professional life by developing clear thinking and strengthening communication skills. This program encourages lifelong learning by offering a broad curricular foundation focusing on quantitative reasoning and developing multidimensional understanding of the physical, cultural, and socio-economic environment.

Program Offered

Professional Studies with a specialization in:

  • Advanced Fashion Design
  • Beauty Industry Management
  • Entertainment Set Design & Decoration
  • Film & TV Costume Design
  • Footwear Design
  • International Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Menswear
  • Textile Production & Development
  • Theatre Costume Design

(select courses also available online in some states and internationally)

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FIDM is accredited by WASC, Senior College and University Commission.

FIDM offers educational opportunities through distance education. Colleges offering the opportunity to take classes outside of their state must be authorized, or exempt from authorization for each state in which they offer those courses. No assumptions of availability should be made on the part of the student until checking with FIDM's Admissions or Student Advisement Departments.

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