Fashion Careers College

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Fashion Careers College
Former name
Fashion Careers College of California
Type For-profit
Established 1979
Location San Diego, California, United States

Fashion Careers College (FCC) is a for-profit college located in San Diego, California, United States, founded to provide a collegiate-level education for students seeking careers in the fashion industry. Fashion Careers College has developed Degree and Certificate programs, as well as short-term seminars.

Founded by Patricia O'Connor in 1979. FCC offers a 2-year associate degree|associate of arts degree in Fashion Business or Fashion Design and Certificates in Fashion Business and Fashion Design. FCC is the only “Fashion Only” college in San Diego.


FCC offers associate degree programs in Fashion Business and Technology and Fashion Design and Technology. The school also has certification programs in Fashion Design and Technology, Certificates in Fashion Design and Technology and Fashion Business and Technology.


FCC is accredited by the ACICS, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education, and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. FCC is recognized as an eligible educational institution by the United States Department of Education, United States Department of Homeland Security's United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Social Security Administration, State Department of Administration, State Department of Rehabilitation, The Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and the Veteran’s Administration Agency. FCC is a member of San Diego Workforce Partnership.

It is approved by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.[1] Approval means FCC has met standards imposed by the state for degree-granting and vocational institutions. It has been granted the maximum five year approval to issue Degrees in both Fashion Business and technology and Fashion Design and Technology Programs and Certificates in Fashion Business and Technology and Fashion Design and Technology.

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  1. ^ California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Approval [1]