If you've already earned a degree and are interested in starting a career in Merchandising & Marketing, you can enroll in an online course of study to receive an additional Associate Degree in the Merchandising & Marketing Professional Designation program. FIDM graduates are also eligible to apply to continue their studies in FIDM's Bachelor of Science Program in Business Management completely online.
FIDM's eLearning Program ensures that students' educational experience can take place anywhere in the world with courses that specifically model what it's like to attend a class on campus. FIDM is mindful of the modern-day challenges and conflicts that can make it difficult to attend classes in person. We make it possible for students to get an education whether they can be in the classroom or not.
eLearning students are granted the same quality education as students on campus and have immediate access to valuable campus resources. FIDM's eLearning students have access to:
We've made it easy for our students to communicate with their classmates and instructors. As eLearning participants, they are part of a vibrant online community of educators and students. Whether you are a current student looking to take a few courses online, or considering a purely online Merchandising & Marketing Professional Designation or Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management program, FIDM will provide you with the tools to succeed.
The following eligibility requirements are for current FIDM students only.
The technical requirements for the program are as follows:
For Windows Computers
For Apple Computers
Additional Plug-ins (for both OSs)
A USB headset and a web cam may be required for courses that have online meetings; students will be advised of this requirement, if applicable, at registration.
For 24-Hour eLearning Support, call 1-866-FIDM-HELP. For eLearning Support during business hours (Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.), please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. At the time of a technical support request, be prepared to provide your full name, FIDM student ID number, course name and your email address. To access additional support resources, log in to the eLearning System at http://elearning.fidm.edu.
eLearning courses are subject to availability and are not offered every quarter. Please see your education advisor for questions regarding class availability.
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.
Merchandising & Marketing Associate of Arts, Professional Designation**
*USB Headset required for online web meeting in this class.
** Not all courses are offered every quarter.
Bachelor of Science, Business Management**
* USB Headset required for online web meeting in this class.
** These courses are only for students in the bachelor program. Not all courses are offered every quarter.
* USB Headset required for online web meeting in this class
** Not all courses are offered every quarter
+ IDEA Center Approval Required
++ New Additions to be offered online in 2016
The strength of the eLearning program comes from the people behind it as well as the technology. We are a passionate group of educators trying to make learning more accessible and engaging for all FIDM Students." —Dave Melone, FIDM Director of eLearning and Academic Computing