Do you have a creative fashion flair that you’d like to hone into a marketable skill? Have you ever dreamed of designing your own clothing line or owning your own business? Would you like to get a top-quality fashion design and business education that’s actually affordable?
You don’t need to look any further than El Centro College’s program in Fashion Design, a dynamic program that stresses hands-on expertise. We offer a quality education stressing the essential skills every fashion designer should have: sewing, pattern-making and designing — at a fraction of the cost of high-priced design schools and art institutes.
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With its apparel industry, Dallas is an ideal place to hone skills and gain valuable work experience. Our graduates, who work all over the world, tell us repeatedly that the skills they learned at El Centro gave them the competitive edge to succeed in the industry.
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CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth of 16 percent for fashion designers and apparel patternmakers, 24 percent for marketing managers and 21 percent for wholesale and retail buyers through 2024 in Texas. With a robust apparel industry in the DFW metroplex, job possibilities are higher than in most cities outside of the east and west coasts for workers with solid professional skills.
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El Centro is the only college among the colleges of DCCCD to offer the Fashion Design program.
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