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Accelerated Degree Programs for Professionals

Learn more about our Accelerated Degree Programs

In today’s world, it’s important to have the skills and connections that can set you apart in the global job market. If you’re looking for a rigorous, fast-paced program of intensive study that will open up new opportunities for your career in design or business, our Professional Designation Associate Degree Programs were created for you.

Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Arts Degree in one of 11 design and business programs (see below). Many programs offer a mix of online, remote, and in-person classes so that you can continue working while you’re in the program.

Open to those who already hold a college degree or who have a minimum of 45 semester units (67 quarter units) of transferable academic coursework.

Alumni from these programs have used their FIDM experience to build exciting new careers and begin entrepreneurial ventures.

Our Admissions Advisors will help you find the program that best suits your career goals. Speak with an Admissions Advisor by calling us at 213-624-1200 or asking a question using the form below.