Courses & Certificate Programs

CAREER PATHWAYS AT MOORE

Your success is important to us! As a leader in career-focused education, Moore will meet your needs with convenient, specialized part-time evening programs taught by esteemed faculty who are working professionals.

Whether you are interested in changing careers or honing skills in your current profession, the creative skills and technological expertise gained will provide tangible and practical experience that will differentiate you in the marketplace, as well as build your portfolio and resume. 

The Economist magazine recently ranked Moore # 1 among art and design colleges and universities in Pennsylvania in overall performance for adding value.  And with that comes the opportunity for you to create your own individualized learning experience that best suits your needs, interests, and goals.

 

FLEXIBLE PROGRAMS

 

CAREER ADVANCEMENT COURSES

Select any individual courses of interest from any program area in order to acquire the creative skills and technical proficiencies that will differentiate you. 

 

CAREER ADVANCEMENT CERTIFICATES

Choose a certificate curriculum and earn a prestigious Moore College credential that demonstrates your command of an area and equips you with a competitive advantage.

 

STUDY OPTIONS

NONCREDIT: Take courses without enrolling in a certificate. Individual classes may be taken on a noncredit basis. Students pay a lower tuition for these classes and receive the benefit of coursework evaluation without letter grades.

COLLEGE CREDIT: All courses may be taken for college-level credit whether or not you are enrolled in a certificate program. Register for credit if you wish to earn a certificate. College credit is preferred by employee tuition reimbursement programs and may be transferable toward an undergraduate degree or used as prerequisite credits for a graduate degree program. 

ACT 48 CREDIT: All courses offer Pennsylvania certified art educators the option to earn Act 48 credits

ONLINE STUDY: At the forefront of innovative learning, Moore offers the Fashion Merchandising Certificate completely online with the opportunity for students from all over the world to study with our renowned instructors.

INDEPENDENT FIELD STUDY: Certificate students may receive elective credit for self-guided work experience

 

PROGRAM AREAS

 

DIGITAL DESIGN

Digital Design classes emphasize design and creativity while providing intensive technical training and professional-level software skills within the context of contemporary visual communications. The program meets the needs of students with varied educational and career backgrounds who want to foster their artistic sensibilities while building industry-specific training.  All courses are hands-on and taught in the Fox Center for Digital Arts, Design Media & Printing with state-of-the-art equipment using the latest versions of specialized software. Outstanding faculty provide flexible and practical instruction aimed at developing cutting-edge technical proficiencies, a creative vision based on the principles of good design, and a strong foundation for building a professional portfolio.

DIGITAL DESIGN COURSES AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

  • Web + Interactive Design
  • Digital Media for Print & Web
  • Motion Graphics

 

FASHION STUDIES

Moore’s fashion programs have been preparing students for career success for more than 85 years. Evolving along with fashion itself, the programs have become established as among the most distinguished in the nation. Students learn under the direction of esteemed faculty in the spacious studios and state-of-the-art technology center of Moore’s acclaimed Fashion Design Department, recently ranked by College Magazine as # 3 among the top ten fashion departments across the country.

Beginning with an overview of fashion essentials, classes focus on the expertise and high-demand proficiencies needed for each phase of apparel creation, development, and marketing. Advanced work culminates in portfolio building and presentation skills.  

A unique facet of each course provides you with professional fashion reference material that you may include in a digital toolkit to take with you as a future career resource. Certificate students also benefit from membership in the Moore Alumni Association, offering a network of thousands, and lifetime access to the assistance of the Locks Career Center. Whether furthering a current pursuit or initiating a new career path, the College’s tradition of educational excellence will foster the creative, technical, practical and business know-how needed to take a place in this challenging and exciting field.

FASHION STUDIES COURSES & CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

  • Fashion Studies: Apparel Construction
  • Fashion Studies: Technical Design
  • Fashion Merchandising

 

INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIES

The Interior Design Studies Program meets the needs of individuals seeking new career opportunities or fulfilling a personal interest in interior design. Learn how to create a range of exciting residential and commercial spaces that are functional and aesthetically pleasing. Design studios focus on the complex functions of the interior environment, the general principles of interior design, and the proficiencies to transform that information into a design solution. Emphasis is on problem solving, space planning and the communication/presentation skills needed to serve clients. Through a project-based approach in a supportive environment, coursework teaches the application of design concepts, technical information and hands-on skills leading to the development of a professional portfolio.

INTERIOR DESIGN COURSES & CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

  • Interior Design Studies

 

WHY CHOOSE MOORE?

CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

Moore is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the prestigious National Association of Schools of Art and Design.