Visual Merchandising Arts

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Program description - January 2025

Imagine pursuing your passion in the highly creative industry of visual merchandising, the art and science behind retail design and development. You will combine the art of window displays, prop making, graphic design, event planning, photo styling, and e-commerce with the science of floor planning, planogramming, branding and marketing, and entrepreneurship. Visual Merchandising Arts is the process of creating an inviting and interactive environment for the consumer, utilizing a variety of on-trend materials, software, and technology. This two-year diploma program focuses on project-based, hands-on learning for the creative problem solver. A field placement opportunity is provided in the second year of the program to gain industry experience in the field of visual merchandising, as well as make new partnerships with industry members.

Program details

Code: 1206
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start: January 2025
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2023-2024 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

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Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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