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Kimberly L. Broxham

Residential Faculty - Fashion Design Program


Office: BP 43A - Room: 32

For more details on the Fashion Program at Mesa Community College, please visit our program's website.

This program is part of the Business Department.

Fields of Interest

Field of Interest: Visual and Performing Arts Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

Do you have an appreciation for fashion and the popular and unique trends we see across the internet and in fashion magazines? Do you have an artistic eye when putting together an outfit? Do you have creative ideas when selecting fabrics for clothing designs? Have you ever considered designing your own clothing line?

If you want to turn your passion into a career and get a fashion degree, our Fashion Program can help you start off on the right foot. Upon completing this program, you can enter the exciting world of fashion as a visual merchandising stylist, fashion designer/entrepreneur, technical designer, textile designer, patternmaker, wholesale and retail buyer, merchandiser, online merchant, and more!

This program strategically places you at the intersection of fashion development, business, and marketing. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the foundation of fashion theory and history, the societal and technological aspects of the textile and apparel industry; and the creation, production, distribution, and retailing of consumer goods in a global environment. Our curriculum stresses the importance of quality production methods, leadership, teamwork, creativity, and effective communication throughout the product life cycle process.

Make it happen today! Enroll in Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising!

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.


The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Fashion program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Alteration Specialist
Certificate of Completion CCL Apparel Construction
Certificate of Completion CCL Costume Design and Production, Level I
Certificate of Completion CCL Fashion Design: Level I
Certificate of Completion CCL Image Consultant
Certificate of Completion CCL Retail Sales Manager
Certificate of Completion CCL Textile and Apparel: Fashion Stylist

Associate Degrees

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Fashion program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Fashion Design
Associate in Applied Science AAS Fashion Merchandising

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Fashion program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers


Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers


Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives


* Career and wage information provided by Lightcast using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Lightcast’s proprietary analytical processes. Lightcast’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

Contact the Career Navigator

Chat with Joy Henry

Before signing up for classes, you will want to meet with a career navigator. A career navigator can help you explore this program and find the career path that suits you best. You can connect with this program's career navigator, Joy Henry, via the button to the right.