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Academy of Art University Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fashion Design
Academy of Art University

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fashion Design

San Francisco, USA

6 Semesters


Full time

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Jun 2024

USD 1,276 *


* per unit for international students | $1,218 per unit for domestic students. Additional fees apply


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Graduate programs in the School of Fashion refine and focus your individual artistic vision with degree options in Design, Knitwear Design, Textile Design, Costume Design, Footwear & Accessory Design, Fashion Product Development, Fashion Merchandising & Management, and Fashion Marketing & Brand Management. Studio courses hone your knowledge of industry standards, combining design excellence with the mastery of the latest digital tools. Graduate candidates are guided through Directed Study which culminates in the production of a final collection, portfolio, or project.

Unit Requirements

Degree Requirements

MFA Fashion Degree Requirements

  • Successful completion of the Final Thesis Project

  • Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units

  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and the following Academic Study requirements:
    • 1 Art Historical Awareness & Aesthetic course
    • 1 Cross-Cultural Understanding course

Program Outcome


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