Fashion Merchandising and Development

Fashion Merchandising and Development

Certificate Description

The Fashion Merchandising and Development Program prepares students with the knowledge and skill-set necessary to be successful in the Fashion Industry in the following categories: retailing, promotion, visual merchandising, design, and entrepreneurship.  Students will work with a teaching staff of industry professionals that emphasize hands-on instruction and provide competency-based training.  From working on a full-scale fashion show production to creating window displays or constructing garments, students will work in a hands-on environment that allows them to explore their creativity while obtaining the skills necessary to enter the workforce in the fashion industry.  Upon completion of this competency-based certificate, past students have gained employment as a retail salesperson or manager, visual merchandiser, wardrobe stylist, costume technician or event coordinator to list a few.

Program Objectives

  • Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in marketing concepts, retail merchandising, selling techniques, styling methods, and visual presentation through hands-on assessments and creation of projects.
  • Graduates will develop promotional and event production skills through planning, producing and promoting a full-scale fashion show production.
  • Graduates will comprehend and illustrate effective use of the principles and elements of design by creating products, presentations, and displays through comprehensive assignments, projects, and tests.
  • Graduates will show growth in professional development as it relates to communication skills, presentation methods, time management, and organization through instructor observations, evaluations, and an industry related internship.

 

Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 4), Graphic Literacy (Level 4), and Applied Math (Level 4). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

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Step 1 - Let's Get Started - Admissions

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.

The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College

Logan Campus Application

Step 2 - Assessment

Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 4), Graphic Literacy (Level 4), and Applied Math (Level 4). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780. Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Please email your ACT/SAT scores to studentservices@btech.edu. If you do not have your scores, schedule your assessment below.

Schedule an Assessment

Step 3 - Enrollment and Registration

Once the Assessment/ACT has been approved, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1,985 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$284

Estimated Books & Supplies

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - Main

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
900 Hours - 7-9 months
Hours per Week
30
Certificate Availability
High School Students: Arranged - varies by school

Adult Students:
Mon - Fri, 8 am - 2:30 pm

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 100%
Job Placement: 100%
Withdrawal: 0%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm (We will be open at 7:30 am on the first day of registration)

Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus 

Telephone: 435-734-0614

In-Person Hours Brigham City Branch Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Logan Campus - Main (Office)
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
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