Your Fashion Development & Merchandising Career

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Our program prepares graduates for opportunities in retail buying, product development, management, visual merchandising, brand development, styling and more.

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Different Makes a Difference

Siba has a rich history of helping students launch their careers through our unique approach to learning. Since 1947, Siba has been dedicated to providing students with the skills and education they need to make a real-world impact.

Succeeding in your career requires more than raw talent, that’s why Siba’s instructors focus on teaching teamwork, communication skills and problem solving as part of their core curriculum.

Where the art of business meets the business of arts, Siba offers programs in business administration, fashion development & merchandising, graphic design, and interior design. At Siba, we provide you the education and support that will get you to work in the field you want.


Fashion Development & Merchandising

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Join the fast-paced and glamorous world of the fashion industry with a degree from Siba. We can help you develop your passion into a profession. You may choose from an 18-month Associate of Applied Science degree, or a 3-year Bachelor of Art’s degree. These programs prepare graduates for opportunities in retail buying, product development, management, visual merchandising, marketing, promotion, fashion show production, and designer representation.

Courses Include:

  • Intro to Apparel Production Processes and Evaluation
  • Sourcing
  • Designer Studies
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Clothing & Design
  • Fashion Selling & Management
  • Textiles
  • Non-Textiles
  • Advertising
  • History of 20th and 21st Century Costume
  • Advanced Retail Profitability & Analysis
  • Apparel Product Development
  • Visual Merchandising
  • International Business
  • Diversity Studies
  • Careers in Retail Management/Fashion Merchandising
  • Portfolio Development
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The Siba Difference

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Accelerated Programs

Accelerated pace for full-time students — 18-month occupational associate degrees and 36-month bachelor degrees.

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Lifetime Job Assistance

Graduate from one of Siba’s programs and go with the confidence of knowing that if you ever find yourself out of work, we’ll provide you with lifetime assistance in finding your next job.

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Try Siba for 30-Days

We stand behind our education. That’s why we created the Siba Commitment, a 30-day free trial that enables students to get a first-hand look at a Siba program, without any tuition charges if you change your mind.

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An Incredible Value

At Siba, we keep costs down and provide a better value — delivering a challenging, educational experience with the latest equipment while holding the line on increasing fees and tuition.

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Small Class Sizes

With an average class size of just nine people and unmatched individual attention, you’ll be learning in small setting, which makes a big difference.

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Flexible Schedules

We work with you to make sure your life doesn’t get in the way of achieving your goals. We offer flexible class schedules so you can get a real education while still having a real life.

What Our Graduates Are Saying

Employers Who Hire Siba Graduates

Siba graduates have taken their education to the real world at a variety of leading companies.


Take Your First Step

Siba will take you to places you literally never thought possible. Our courses include unique experiences that put you face-to-face with industry leaders and professionals, giving you invaluable opportunities and unforgettable memories.

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