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FIDM College

Changing the world, one grad at a time

  • Create your own customizable degree path: FIDM College offers MBA, Bachelor’s, and Associates degrees in 30+ creative fashion, business, and design majors.
  • FIDM prepares industry professionals faster. FIDM majors are industry-driven and career-focused.
  • Classroom projects with companies like Victoria’s Secret, Nike, and TOMS which provide on-the-job practical experience.
  • Your ticket to the fashion, entertainment, and beauty industries. Internships go hand-in-hand with the program.
  • Networking is a given. Execs from Gap, Inc., Nike, Converse, Smashbox Cosmetics, Warner Brothers, and others shape FIDM’s curriculum.

Meet Your Future Instructors

Danielle DouglasMerchandising & Marketing

Industry veteran Danielle Douglas has held many positions in retail: sales associate, assistant buyer, and buyer. Outside of FIDM, she works with small, independent retailers to help them manage their businesses.

Social Media Influencer Brings Beauty Brands Like Smashbox and Urban Decay to Life

Social media and influencer outreach consultant, Taryn Aronson has been bringing brands to life for a decade. Her career has included being the Director of Social Media and Public Relations for Josie Maran Cosmetics and Sensa Products, and Development Manager for Too Faced, Smashbox, and Urban Decay Cosmetics. She teaches in Beauty Marketing & Product Development. 

Instructor is a Legend in Visual PresentationVisual Communications

After receiving a B.A. in Studio Art from California State University, Long Beach, Paul Olszewski worked as a Visual Manager for iconic retailers such as Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, and Macy’s Inc., where he rose to National Visual Director of Windows & Flagship Visual Marketing. He was a Creative Producer on the Game Show Network’s reality competition series Window Warriors and was awarded Retail:Design’s prestigious “Portfolio Award” for being one of the top ten global influencers in the retail design industry. In 2019, Paul was named Creative Director of FIDM.

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Industry-Driven Curriculum:

For more than 50 years, FIDM's talented faculty, dedicated staff, and renowned industry partners have worked together to create an academically rigorous, career-focused curriculum.

WASC & NASAD Accredited:

FIDM is a four-year college accredited by both the senior Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Continue to work with students after graduation:

FIDM's Career Center team has exceptional connections and services for students and alumni throughout their entire career. Last year, 10,000 companies posted over 21,000 jobs on our private online job board.

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