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Online Fashion School

From cameras flashing on the runway to the latest styles on the street, Academy of Art University's online fashion school guides students to success in all areas of fashion, including Fashion Design, Textile Design, Knitwear Design, Fashion Journalism and Fashion Merchandising & Marketing.

Renowned as one of the best fashion schools online, Academy of Art University offers accredited Associates (AA), Bachelors (BFA) and Masters (MFA) degrees as well as continuing art education programs, online awards of completion and professional development classes. Students master the fundamentals of fashion and graduate from the program with a compelling personal style and a vast body of work that exhibits their vision and expertise.


Online Fashion Courses. Hands-on Experience.

Academy of Art University's online fashion school immerses students in the world of fashion, fusing the latest technology in the field with classic expertise. In online fashion courses, students explore all of the artistic and practical elements that go into every item of clothing, from worn jeans to haute couture.

Fashion design classes illustrate techniques for editing and balancing a collection. For aspiring fashion journalists, reporting and editing courses hone their ability to write compelling fashion content for newspapers, magazines, blogs and more.

Textile and knitwear design programs demonstrate how fibers are transformed into exquisite woven or knit fabrics and garments. In hands-on classes, merchandising and marketing students study and implement the processes used by top fashion houses to source, manufacture, distribute and sell clothing and accessories.

At every step in the process, online fashion college students at Academy of Art University work with instructors who are also talented fashion industry professionals. Each class emphasizes combining real-world savvy with artistry to give students a competitive edge.

Online fashion courses include:

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Fashion Journalism
  • Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • Knitwear Design
  • Textile Design
  • Graphic Design in Fashion
  • Costume Design for Film
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Marketing

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Professional Fashion Opportunities

Academy of Art University's online fashion college provides world-class opportunities for students to build their fashion careers while still in school.

New York Fashion Week

As the only school to show at New York Fashion Week, Academy of Art University presents collections each Spring and Fall. Students get unprecedented exposure for their work and launch collections and careers with their original designs. Watch the latest New York Fashion Show.

Real-World Projects

Online fashion school students complete projects for clients including Banana Republic, Abercrombie & Fitch and Nordstrom among others. These projects enable students to expand their portfolio of work and network with industry professionals.

Fashion career opportunities include:

  • Fashion Design Career
    • Fashion Designer
    • Product Manager
    • Pattern Maker
  • Textile Design Career
    • Textile Designer
    • Forecaster
  • Knitwear Design Career
    • Knitwear Designer
    • Knitwear Merchandising and Marketing
    • Knitwear Accessory Designer
  • Fashion Merchandising and Marketing Career
  • Fashion Marketing Career
    • Buyer
    • Store Manager
    • Store Planner
    • Product Developer
  • Fashion Journalism Career
    • Fashion Journalist
  • Beauty Industry Career
    • Cosmetics and Fragrance
    • Product Development
  • And More!

One-of-a-Kind Online Fashion Program

Academy of Art University's online fashion college sets the benchmark for flexible online learning. Linking detailed demonstration videos with live chats, online fashion courses offer the same experience that students in a classroom receive. Students interact with their instructor and peers through engaging projects that bring their creative vision to life.

View a Demonstration of Online Classes

Whether they take classes online or in San Francisco, fashion school online students have access to top-notch programs and professional instructors. Academy of Art University's accredited Associates, Bachelors and Masters degrees and continuing art education programs prepare students to drive future fashion industry trends.

Online Fashion Design School Programs:

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Accreditation Info

Degree programs in Academy of Art University's online fashion school are accredited. Learn more.

Online Fashion School
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