Parsons School of Design faculty, together with leaders from across the fashion world, will teach you about the key areas, and related career opportunities in the ever-evolving fashion industry.
Accelerate Your Career
Build your fashion industry skills and expertise in key areas such as:
Marketing & PR
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96% of our students would recommend this program to a friend
Understand basic elements of visual styling in design, media,
Learn about collections and how they are developed. Understand the need to design for the end customer.
Learn the overall process for bringing a collection to life. Understand what skills and experience fashion employers are
Learn about editorial photography and design. Develop social media skills. Prepare for internships and interviews.
Learn how media brands work with advertising partners. Develop professional networking skills.
Level up. On YOUR schedule. –
The program includes 5 online course modules, and related skill-building activities. Each module is 3-5 hours, and is broken into several shorter lessons that students complete at their own pace. Students earn a non-credit certificate of completion from Parsons.
Learn The Business
Gain insider knowledge around key areas of the industry with 70+ on-demand video lessons, and build real-world skills through self-paced projects and assignments.
Map Your Career
Discover all the various paths in the fashion industry, and get first-hand tips and advice on how to achieve your career goals from the biggest names in the business.
Learn from faculty from the renowned Parsons School of Design, and earn a Certificate of Completion from Parsons to add to your profile.
Angela GaoFaculty & Fashion Designer, DKNY, ANGG NY
Student Feedback –
Taking the fashion industry essentials course has helped me approach my business in a whole new way. I now have a better knowledge of how my clothing company must be marketed.
Sydney VragelFashion Industry Essentials Grad
Since taking the Fashion Industry Essentials Course I have also taken the Fashion Business Essentials Course to further build my fashion business knowledge. I have started a blog, entered college for fashion design, and worked at a boutique.
Caroline HillFashion Industry Essentials Grad
Shifting from marketing and advertising into the fashion industry, I have found so much value in this course and it has made a difference in the way I approach creating a brand, specifically a fashion brand.
Queenie ReyesFashion Industry Essentials Grad
The sales from my business are growing. I am more confident with reaching out to other companies for partnership opportunities.
Tenasia McKinneyFashion Industry Essentials Grad
I took the program before college, and it gave me a sense of what it is that I want to do and I always knew I liked fashion, but now I know I also like the business side.
Zephy LopezFashion Industry Essentials Grad
I now have a deeper understanding of the entire process of making a collection and building a brand.
Bryan OrdazFashion Industry Essentials Grad
The program helped me get an idea of how to apply to jobs/ internships and convinced me to try out many different areas in the fashion industry so I have a variety of skills.
Ella SteeleFashion Industry Essentials Grad
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