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Apparel Design and Merchandising - Cert

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Annual tuition fee
    7,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,950 USD

  • Language taught in
  • Start date
    January, August

Program Overview

What College of Alameda says about their program:
"The Apparel Design And Merchandising (ADAM) Program offers fundamental and advanced training in fashion design from collection development through production. Our affordable, industry-driven curriculum meets current trends and technology in an ever-expanding field. Many classes reach maximum enrollment early. Register now so you can get the classes you need for your degree.

To analyze and identify current trends and trend forecasting, ADAM students receive a free, digital subscription to WWD (Women’s Wear Daily), the leading business publication for the fashion and beauty industries."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.

  • Application form
  • Bank statement
  • Diploma(s) and transcript(s)
  • Medical examination form
  • Passport bio page
  • Affidavit of support (Form I-134)
  • English proficiency score (optional)
  • Guided self-placement (GSP)

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - $7,950 / year

Barbara and Jamar Mears Scholarship

This is a $250 scholarship awarded once a year in the Spring. Applicants must have a declared major and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher attending College of Alameda. The donor will require recipients to share a picture of themselves upon award notification.

Diesel Mechanics Tool Scholarship

This $500 scholarship award was created to help Diesel Mechanic students meet the expenses of tuition and purchase tools needed to successfully complete the Diesel Mechanic Program at College of Alameda.

Environment & Sustainability Scholarship

Alameda Power & Telecom and the College of Alameda share related goals to sustainability, energy, energy-efficiency, workforce development, community development, curriculum development, and public relations.

With funds from Alameda Power & Telecom this $350 scholarship is intended for a student who has completed or is currently taking an Environmental Management Technology course.

PACLA Scholarship - COA This is a $500 scholarship awarded once a year in the Spring to students. This scholarship is intended to be awarded to a Chicano/Latino student enrolled at College of Alameda. Preference will be given to, but not limited to AB540 Students.

Patti Heimburger AAUW College of Alameda Scholarship

This is a scholarship funded by the AAUW of Alameda in Memory of Patti Heimburger.

This scholarship is intended to be awarded to a second-year or later student whose home campus is the College of Alameda. The student should have completed at least 24 units with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to Alameda residents.

There are four $5,000 scholarships awarded once a year in Spring.

Visa requirements for the College of Alameda

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements