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CRAFTING YOUR CREATIVE FUTURE

Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
CRAFTING YOUR CREATIVE FUTURE
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods

Istituto Marangoni Miami’s Vocational Program allows you to learn through a tailored curriculum that attends to the needs of the disciplines of fashion design, fashion business, fashion styling, and interior design. The Miami School of Fashion and Design Vocational Programs allow students to have flexibility in their program offerings. If you are interested in studying shorter fashion courses, the One-Year fashion and design programs are designed in four levels, spanning 11 weeks each. The one-year vocational program is highly recommended as it will shape you into the capable professional that the industry demands. This program lets students enhance their continuing education in fashion by equipping them with professional skills in their chosen field and providing them with valuable industry experience. Through project-based learning, students engage in practical projects, industry partnerships, and hands-on workshops. 

Our learning methods are designed to foster creativity, critical thinking, and practical application. Our industry-driven curriculum ensures that students receive comprehensive training in current industry trends and practices, effectively serving as a job training program. Students who take advantage of internship opportunities, collaborative learning settings, and individualized industry mentoring from seasoned faculty members graduate with the abilities, know-how, and contacts necessary to thrive in the rapidly evolving fashion and design industry. Studying our Fashion and Design Vocational programs will shape you into the professional you have always aspired to be. Additionally, our state-of-the-art facilities and resources provide students with access to the latest technologies and tools used in the field.

Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes

Our vocational programs are designed to provide students with the information, abilities, and proficiency required to succeed in the rapidly changing fields of fashion and design. Students can expect to achieve a wide range of learning outcomes related to their discipline through our comprehensive curriculum and globalized learning style. From learning about past practices and upcoming digital influences within the fashion and design sector, students will learn about the industry’s traditional and futuristic aspects. Students gain a deep understanding of the industry’s methods, technology, and trends today, guaranteeing their continued relevance and adaptability in the competitive fashion industry. Moreover, through internships, industry collaborations, and mentorship opportunities, students hone essential professional skills such as communication, teamwork, and networking.

Within each vocational program in fashion and design, students can expect to achieve specific learning outcomes tailored to the subjects covered within their discipline. The vocational courses range from exploring art history to mastering garment construction, learning digital communications skills, and refining fashion photography skills. Our programs provide a comprehensive education in every aspect of the chosen field. The design and fashion short courses in the Vocational Programs allow students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to encompass their respective areas of study.

Industry Engagement
Industry Engagement

Industry engagement is highly valued at our fashion school as it provides our students with opportunities to grow in their professions and obtain invaluable real-world experience. Our fashion and design vocational programs allow students to grasp market trends and prepare for the workforce through the courses they take. Because more than 80 partnerships exist between luxury houses in the Miami Design District and beyond, students have the unique chance to work with professionals in the area and engage in real-life scenarios that improve their classroom learning. Through brand partnerships, fashion design contests, runway styling for luxury labels, industry-based projects, and business proposals, students gain real-world knowledge and practical experience that prepares them for success in the fashion and design industries.

Our dedicated Career Services team also provides students one-on-one assistance with job applications, practice interviews, and resume creation. Our graduates are equipped to meet the demanding labor market and start rewarding careers in their chosen fields by fostering a link between academia and business. The chances are not limited to the space in your classroom. At Istituto Marangoni Miami, continuing education in fashion and design equips students with all the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the profession after graduation. The vocational training students receive within these programs allows them to be industry-ready, setting them up for success.

Facilities and Resources
Facilities and Resources

In the heart of the Design District, our campus at Istituto Marangoni Miami is housed in a state-of-the-art, 7-story facility. Every level is designed to accommodate our student’s diverse requirements and provide an environment that encourages learning and creativity. Among our resources, Istituto Marangoni Miami offers theory classrooms, an atelier for hands-on design work, a photography studio equipped with cameras and props,  and computer labs with industry-standard software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, as well as Clo3D for digital design. Additionally, students can access various resources to support their academic and professional development. These include a comprehensive library, both physical and virtual, stocked with essential references and research materials.

How to Apply
How to Apply

If you’re interested in applying to one of our fashion or design vocational programs, our admissions team is here to guide you through the entire process, from application to enrollment. The first step is to submit your online application. Once submitted, you’ll receive a detailed email outlining the documents required for submission before the specified deadline.

If you are an international student looking to obtain a student visa at Istituto Marangoni Miami, our Designated School Officials will help you through the entire process. All documents must be submitted before creating your I-20 form and starting your visa application process. Registered students will receive further information regarding student enrollment, orientation details, housing options, and more to ensure a smooth transition into our academic community.

Should you require additional information or assistance, don’t hesitate to visit our Vocational Program Application page or schedule a call with one of our admissions representatives. We’re here to support you every step of the way.

YOUR
ACADEMIC JOURNEY

Our Italian fashion heritage is the driving force behind our instructional strategies. Our international professors enhance a well-rounded educational experience by teaching how Italian fashion and design techniques are incorporated into our curriculum while implementing the American business model. Marangoni has maintained its authenticity by focusing on four key pillars: Italianness, exclusive locations, international profile, and experienced faculty. The school maintains the necessary Marangoni DNA to provide the same genuinely European experience while merging the diverse people, culture, and art perceived in the city of Miami.

Our academic offerings provide a unique and captivating education that surpasses conventional classroom environments. Through our dynamic vocational consulting programs, students can engage in practical projects, collaborate with specialists in the field, and gain knowledge from teachers. Within our vocational courses and programs, students cultivate their capacity for critical thinking, engage in in-depth exploration of industry dynamics, and hone their skills in innovative solution prototyping.

The programs give students a continuing education opportunity to seek their dream of becoming fashion professionals. Through the design and fashion courses in the Vocational Programs, students are provided with a comprehensive overview of their chosen discipline, ensuring a solid foundation in fundamental concepts and techniques. Plus, it has been meticulously designed for students to master the skills future employers are asking for at the moment through classroom instruction and practical assignments. 

In our school’s community, individuals support one another’s goals and passions, fostering personal and professional growth. Our academic programs at Istituto Marangoni Miami give students the tools to succeed in their chosen industries and further their development. It’s an immersive experience that goes beyond schooling and forever shapes their approach to the fashion and design industry.

Vocational Programs in Fashion Design

Through a series of specialized fashion courses, students at Istituto Marangoni Miami’s Vocational Programs in Fashion Design gain a strong foundation in the field. Essential topics covered in these fashion classes include fashion illustration, digital design, pattern cutting, garment construction, collection creation, and runway setup and execution. In the fashion short courses this Vocational Program offers, students learn through practical assignments, mentorship from industry professionals, and joint ventures with industry partners. Learn more about our dynamic fashion education opportunities and uncover the diverse range of programs and courses Istituto Marangoni offers.

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Vocational Programs in Fashion Styling

Aspiring stylists can hone their artistic and technical abilities with the thorough fashion courses Istituto Marangoni Miami’s Vocational Programs in Fashion Styling provide. The program was designed not only to teach students about the mastery of fashion styling and image consulting but also to teach students about creative and art direction. Students explore the foundations of fashion style through a series of engaging fashion and styling courses, including subjects like digital styling, fashion photography, trend analysis, wardrobe curating, and more. Through business partnerships, expert coaching, and immersive projects, students are able to refine their creative sensibility and receive important hands-on experience while emphasizing experiential learning and practical application.

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Vocational Programs in Fashion Business

Our vocational programs in fashion business offer a comprehensive education with a well-rounded curriculum. Through the fashion business classes within the program, students learn about brand proposals, brand management, digital marketing, and retail merchandising. Through hands-on projects, industry internships, and partnerships, students gain vital insights into the business side of fashion. Whether you want to create your own fashion business or work for a luxury brand, this program will help you master the fashion business discipline.

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Vocational Programs in Interior Design

The Interior Design Vocational Programs offer aspiring designers a progressive curriculum in the art and science of creating captivating and sustainable interior spaces. Within the interior design courses in the program, students will learn about design theory, spatial planning, rendering, digital design with AutoCAD, material selection, project proposal, and management, allowing them to thrive in the dynamic field. With expert guidance from industry professionals, students will embark on hands-on projects, allowing them to understand real-life scenarios of a professional interior designer. Whether students have a background in architecture and want to delve into a concentration of interior design or begin their career in the field, the progressive levels allow students from all levels to join the program.

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BEYOND
THE CLASSROOM

Internships

As a student at Istituto Marangoni Miami, you have access to a wide range of internships and volunteer opportunities that are tailored to your field of study. Whatever your area of interest—interior design, styling, fashion business, or fashion design—our fashion and design internships provide hands-on learning experiences that complement your coursework and set you up for career success.

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Industry Networking Sessions

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, building a professional network is essential to your success. Through our ‘In Conversation With’ series, we invite well-known personalities from the fashion and design sectors to share their expertise and provide invaluable guidance on attaining success. Additionally, our networking sessions are made possible by our industry-expert instructors, events, volunteer opportunities, and brand partnerships, allowing students to expand their professional networks and make meaningful connections within the industry.

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Fashion Contests

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we consider healthy competition and practical experience to be important learning catalysts. Because of this, we provide our students with the thrilling chance to compete in fashion and design competitions. Through these fashion contests, students can create suggestions for businesses or creative directions, or they can design for partnering luxury fashion and design brands. These contests give students real-world industry difficulties to solve. Students who participate improve their professional portfolios, hone their talents and obtain insightful knowledge of the industry’s workings.

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The Miami Fashion Movement

Known as the Miami Fashion Movement, students from Istituto Marangoni Miami steal the show during major fashion weeks held around the Americas. Within the program, students can curate and present their collections on runways across the globe, including Palm Springs, New York, Miami Swim Week, Panama, Costa Rica, Argentina, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic. This all-encompassing experience teaches students about the intricacies of the fashion industry and concludes with the exhilarating moment of witnessing their creations on the runway.

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TUITION AND COST

Cost and Fees Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4  Total One Year Program Cost
Tuition and Cost  $12,000 $10,000 $8,000 $8,000 $38,000
Campus Fee per Level  $250 $250 $250 $250 $1,000
Digital Resource Fees per Level $350 $350 $350 $350 $1,400
Graduation Fee  N/A N/A N/A $400 $400
Total Cost of Attendance  $12,600 $10,600 $8,600 $9,000 $40,800
Cost and Fees Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4  Total One Year Program Cost
Tuition and Cost  $12,000 $10,000 $8,000 $8,000 $38,000
Campus Fee per Level  $250 $250 $250 $250 $1,000
Digital Resource Fees per Level $350 $350 $350 $350 $1,400
Graduation Fee  N/A N/A N/A $400 $400
Total Cost of Attendance  $12,600 $10,600 $8,600 $9,000 $40,800

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we understand that each student’s financial situation is unique. That’s why we offer various payment options tailored to the specific program you are applying to. For detailed information about the payment opportunities available for our programs, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our representatives. They will be delighted to assist you in finding the best program for you and answer any questions you might have. 

* For a comprehensive overview of our tuition, fees, and refund policy, kindly access and download our catalog for detailed information.
*For finance-related inquiries, please contact the Finance Department at finance@immiami.com.

FAQ

What are Vocational Programs?
Students who enroll in Istituto Marangoni Miami's Vocational Programs acquire the real-world experience and business acumen necessary to succeed in their chosen fields. Through practical projects, professional mentoring, and joint ventures with industry partners, students get the technical expertise and creative thinking necessary for employment in fashion design, fashion styling, fashion business, and interior design. The programs are structured as job training programs, providing students with real-world experience and preparing them for entry into the workforce.
Who are these programs suitable for?
Our programs are designed to meet the needs of recent high school graduates eager to start their careers, professionals looking to change careers and explore new options, or individuals in the workforce who want to improve their knowledge and skills in the fashion and design industry. With its focused and skill-based approach, our program equips students with the real-world knowledge and industry insights they need to succeed in the competitive world of fashion and design.
What will I learn in the Vocational Programs?
There are distinctive learning outcomes depending on the discipline of each vocational program we offer. The Vocational Programs are created to teach students the fundamentals of professional skills and techniques to achieve professional projects in the fashion and design industry. To understand the learning outcomes from each program, refer to their program page.
Are there any prerequisites for enrolling in these programs?
Students who want to apply to the Vocational Programs at Istituto Marangoni Miami must be 18 years or older or a high school graduate. The requested documentation is an online Application, Registration Fee, ID, Resume, Bank Statement, and Sponsor Letter (if applicable).
How long are the Vocational Programs?
The Vocational Program has a duration of one year. If you wish to apply to a shorter program, we offer the 11-week level courses that are part of the One-Year Program.
Can I start at a higher level within the Vocational Programs if I have experience?
We offer a portfolio review for students who want to start at a higher level within the One-Year Vocational Programs. After the academic committee reviews and approves the portfolio, students can begin at Level 2 of the program.
How much are the vocational programs at Istituto Marangoni Miami?
The One-Year Vocational Program has a total cost of $40,800 USD. The 11-Week Level Courses have a total cost of $12,600 USD.
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