|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Mississauga|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes two field placements|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,902 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,734), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter the English Language Studies (ESL) program, offered by Sheridan College, which is an intensive, full-time academic program.
Develop skills for a visual merchandising career, and build your communication and leadership skills.
Master the creation of interactive retail environments
Students work in a hands-on and collaborative learning environment that reflects the rapidly-changing retail market. They learn how to engage consumers in either the physical or virtual world. Students also complete field placements at retailers and creative service providers, where they gain professional experience in the visual merchandising field and make industry connections.
Become a fashion stylist or brand expert
Gain skills in fashion and interior styling, conceptual development of interior environments, window display installation, fashion merchandising and branding support. At Sheridan, students learn the foundations of communicating brand identity and visually expressing their creative ideas. They also learn to use physical and digital tools required for a career in visual merchandising.
Get hands-on experience, work with community partners
At our dynamic design-based campus, students can access top-of-the-line facilities, including visual merchandising studio, material resource room, Material Connexions Library, wood shop and large-format printing centre. Our advanced facilities help bring student concepts to life. Our relationship with Square One Shopping Centre allows students to engage with the community in different projects.
Graduates of the Sheridan Visual Merchandising Arts program consistently have a high job-placement rate. There are a number of different areas in which our graduates work.
Sample Career Areas
- Brand ambassador
- Fashion, interior or prop styling
- Freelance design
- Home staging
- In-store merchandising
- Prop production
- Retail marketing
- Special event design