Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fashion Design Technology

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate 
Number of Credits to Completion: 9.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 50.0407
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 27-1022

About the Program

The Fashion Design Technology certificate program provides students with an introduction to current fashion design technologies in Virtual 3D Design and Weft Knit Product Programming, and the design thinking needed to produce successful work in these areas. In the final quarter, students have the option to focus on an advanced, self-directed project to complete their studies. This certificate is suited to industry professionals looking to expand their skill set, as well as current students.

Admission Requirements

Requires a four-year bachelor's degree in Fashion Design or related field from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution. Students currently enrolled in a MS program at Drexel are also eligible for admission. Portfolio review should include evidence of basic Adobe Illustrator skills or comparable vector drawing software.

Degree Requirements

FASH 519Fashion Design in 3-D Space3.0
FASH 524Advanced Fashion Design in 3-D Space3.0
or FASH 655 Advanced Machine Knitting
FASH 650Machine Knitting3.0
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FASH 5193.0FASH 6503.0FASH 524 or 6553.0
 3 3 3
Total Credits 9

Additional Information

For more information about this certificate please contact:

Jackie Kilmartin, Program Director Graduate Fashion Design,