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The Fashion Institute of Technology is a public, four-year institution of higher learning located in New York, New York. Founded in 1944, FIT is the one of the top five fashion schools across the globe. In 1975, the school received permission to grant bachelor’s degrees and just two years later also received permission to grant master’s degrees.

Students at FIT can earn degrees at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s level in addition to post-secondary certificates. FIT has five schools including the School of Art and Design, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, the School of Liberal Arts, the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology and the School of Graduate Studies. FIT offers over 500 online course sections per year, including two online degree programs. Online courses run on the same semester schedule as face-to-face courses. Activities in online courses are the same as in a traditional class: students read course materials, write papers, do research, take exams, and communicate with their instructor and fellow students. 

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Middle States Commission on Higher Education