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► Parsons completion certificate    
► 100% online, self-paced    
► 6 courses, 3-4 hrs/course
► Parsons completion certificate    ► 100% online    ► 5 courses, 4-6 hours/course

Condé Nast, Teen Vogue, GILT, DKNY, Rebecca Minkoff, Brandon Maxwell and many others.

THE ONLY ONLINE FASHION PROGRAM TAUGHT BY TOP FASHION FACULTY FROM PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN AND INDUSTRY INSIDERS FROM CONDÉ NAST, TEEN VOGUE, REBECCA MINKOFF AND OTHERS.

EDUCATE YOURSELF IN STYLE

Our students have many opportunities to gain real-world experience through activities, as well as our ambassador and blogging programs.

REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE WITH HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES

Your portfolio is the key to a future in fashion. You'll complete this program knowing how to build a stand-out portfolio showcasing your best abilities.

BUILD A FASHION PORTFOLIO TO SHOWCASE YOUR TALENT

Parsons faculty members are world-renowned, and brands like Teen Vogue have been discovering and covering trends for over a decade. Learn from the best in education and the industry to gain a competitive edge.

LEARN FROM TOP ACADEMICS AND INDUSTRY EXPERTS

STUDY ON YOUR SCHEDULE, WHEN AND WHERE YOU LIKE

The curriculum is 100% online so you can fit studying into your life and your schedule—all you need is an internet-connected device.

Exclusive interviews with real professionals working in the industry will give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it's really like to work in fashion.

GET AN EXCLUSIVE,  INSIDER VIEW OF THE INDUSTRY

If you follow fashion, you know Parsons. Upon completion, you'll earn a certificate from Parsons at Open Campus, our university's destination for continuing, professional and online education.

GET RECOGNIZED WITH A PARSONS CERTIFICATE

Faculty & Fashion Designer, Calvin Klein, GFT

Francesca Sammaritano

Faculty & Fashion Designer, DKNY, ANGG NY

Angela Gao

Faculty & Fashion, Culture, Society Historian

Patrick Michael Hughes

Faculty & Children's Apparel Consultant

Caletha Crawford

Study with the faculty from Parsons who've shaped fashion's most successful voices

MEET A FEW OF YOUR INSTRUCTORS

MARKETER, EDITOR, DESIGNER: WHATEVER YOUR FASHION DREAM, OUR PROGRAM CAN HELP.

When you study with us, you'll:

Gain insight into the fashion industry and where your unique skills and passions fit

Learn how to build a portfolio for a job interview or an application to a fashion program

Build valuable social media and networking skills that can jumpstart your future 

COURSE 1 

UNLOCKING VISUAL STYLE

COURSE 2  

THINKING LIKE A DESIGNER

COURSE 3

UNDERSTANDING FASHION PRODUCTION

COURSE 4

WORKING IN FASHION MEDIA

COURSE 5

DEVELOPING FASHION MARKETING & PR SKILLS

Our carefully-designed online certificate program includes 5 exciting courses taught by over 20 instructors, with 70+ on-demand course videos24+ total hours of online instruction and career-focused activities. 

WHAT DOES OUR CURRICULUM OFFER?

Each of the five online courses is 4-6 hours long, but you'll have up to 1 year to complete the entire program.  

Once you've completed all course assignments and had your final course portfolio project approved, you'll receive a non-credit Certificate from Parsons School of Design in Fashion Industry Essentials.

Receive a statement of completion certificate from the Parsons School of Fashion.

CERTIFICATE

WHAT OUR STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY

Brandon Maxwell

Rebecca Minkoff

Fashion Market Editor, 
Teen Vogue

Kimberly Pirtle

Loyalty Marketing Manager, Gilt.com

Get practical, professional advice from leading industry insiders 

INDUSTRY LEADERS

don' miss out.  your career in fashion could start now.

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I would like to formally thank the incredibly awesome and creative faculty and curators who created this program for teaching me invaluable lessons, helping me to grow as a person, and helping me to expand my horizons in my goal to become a fashion journalist.

Despina Daniilidis

CANADA

I just want to say that this course has opened my eyes into the world of fashion, and has definitely helped me to decide what I want to do in the future. I will be forever grateful for what I learned through this program. Thank you!
 

Paula Ritter

 

ARGENTINA

I just want to say that this definitely helped open up my mind to other possibilities that I could look at in this Industry. I'm currently changing career paths from Engineering to Fashion, so this is a great source of information and inspiration.

Anne Lalaine Cuevo

PHILIPPINES

Devina Foley

VP Merchandising, 
Gilt.com

Adam Selman

Stephanie Wolkoff

President and CEO,
SWW Creative

Elaine Welteroth

Aliza Licht

@DKNYPRGirl, Global Fashion Communications

Andrew Bevan

Style Features Director, 
Teen Vogue

Sarah Brody

DON'T MISS OUT.
YOUR JOURNEY COULD START NOW.

Fashion Designer,
Rihanna's Go-To Designer

Designer,
Lady Gaga's Stylist

Editor of Teen Vogue

Phillip Picardi

Digital Editorial Director of Teen Vogue

Marina Larroude

Fashion and Accessories Director, Teen Vogue

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EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED TO DISCOVER AND START PURSUING A CAREER IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY.

FASHION INDUSTRY ESSENTIALS, ONLINE CERTIFICATE

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Learn about the fashion industry from Parsons faculty and industry experts, including:

International Fashion
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WHAT OUR STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY

WHAT DOES OUR CURRICULUM OFFER?

 
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