Fashion Design

Length: Hybrid 9 months
Distance Education 12 months
Residential 9 months

Schedule: Weekdays, Online,
or Hybrid: Online & On Campus

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A Career in Fashion Design

Fashion Design is an artistic and innovative industry where you can channel your creative energy into a career. With both on ground or online options you can tailor your classes to your schedule.

Fashion is about more than clothes, it’s about originality and self-expression and takes true artistry. The Fashion Design program at Clary will take you from concept to completion, teaching you the process of every step on the path to production including sketching, sewing, pattern design and construction.

Designing your own clothing line is built into the curriculum right along with industry essentials like presentation skills and brand development.


You will learn:

  • Pattern making : Both traditional and Computer Aided
  • Current technology trends –  3D printing
  • How to Build a Professional Portfolio
  • Fashion Sketching
  • Clothing Construction
  • Apparel Production
  • Patternmaking
  • Advanced Sewing Techniques
  • Fashion Business
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator

Tools for Success

Each program receives a kit of tools of the trade to aid your success in the industry.

Clary Runway

Once a year Clary Sage hosts the Clary Runway fashion show. As a student in the Fashion Design program, whether online or on ground, you will be able to participate in the fashion show. Last year it was hosted at Cains Ballroom in downtown Tulsa. If you would like to watch the video click here







Fashion Design Career Opportunities

A degree in Fashion can take you in many different directions as a Fashion Designer, Costume Designer, Stylist, Visual Merchandiser or even in fashion journalism as a Critic or Commentator. Our Career Services team is here to help you with resume building, networking and interviewing while you’re still in school and after you graduate!

For detailed tuition information, student outcomes and statistics, view our Gainful Employment Disclosures for Fashion Design Diploma (51 Weeks) and Fashion Design Diploma (52 Weeks).

Classes Start Every 3 Weeks

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Scholarships are available to those who qualify.