Woodbury University’s Fashion Design Program Ranked 7th in the West, 51st in the U.S
School Continues to Demonstrate Breadth and Depth in Fashion Programs; Fashion Marketing Places 15th Nationally
Woodbury’s School of Media, Culture & Design offers a BFA in Fashion Design and an interdisciplinary Design Foundation program. Woodbury’
In preparing the 2014 rankings, Fashion-Schools.org considered hundreds of schools in the U.S. that offered programs geared toward fashion design, fashion merchandising, fashion marketing, retailing and related degrees. The goal is to enable students to make an informed decision about the school they choose to attend and the program they pursue. Among the selection criteria: academic reputation; admission selectivity;
“As the former home of Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown, Woodbury is carrying on a proud tradition of leadership in fashion design,” said Kathryn Hagen, Chair, Woodbury University Fashion Design Department. “Our commitment is to provide our students with state-of-the-
“Our Fashion Marketing program enables our students to be storytellers who convey a message about the brands they represent,” said Wendy Bendoni, chair of the Fashion Marketing program in the School of Business. “Our program prepares students for the new digital age by enabling them to market fashion through many channels -- including social media, eCommerce sites, blogs and so on -- television, magazines, and retail outlets. The program specializes in digital marketing and welcomes new courses that focus on the needs of the ever-changing fashion industry: fashion law, marketing fashion online, futurists, ecommerce, digital styling. We specialize in the business of fashion.”
Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Fashion Department program highlights include the annual Woodbury Fashion Show (open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors), access to the Fashion Study Collection (more than 6,000 pieces, some dating back to the early 1800s), local lectures, museums, galleries, and exhibitions exploring a variety of topics including social and cultural issues, and Summer Study Abroad experiences.
The Fashion Marketing program is among the select few such programs to receive accreditation from the AACSB (AssociationtoAdvanceCollegiateSchoolsofBusiness)
About Woodbury University
Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California. Woodbury offers bachelor's degrees from the School of Architecture, School of Business, School of Media, Culture & Design, and Institute of Transdisciplinary Studies, along with an MBA program, Master of Architecture (MArch), Master of Science in Architecture (MSArch), and Master of Organizational Leadership. The San Diego campus offers Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Real Estate Development for Architects (MRED), and Master of Science in Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism degrees. Visit www.woodbury.edu for more information, and Reflections on Excellence (http://www.drluiscalingo.com/
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