Associate Degrees/Certificate Career Programs, Florence University of the Arts

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The award
Miscellaneous Award

How long you will study
2 - 4 Semester

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
January, September, May

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Associate Degrees/Certificate Career Programs at Florence University of the Arts



Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence offers 1 to 2-year Certificate Career Programs for motivated students seeking to develop new skills and knowledge while building a body of work and professional experience in an international learning environment. Programs are unique for their combination of in-classroom experiential learning and practice in the field within the dynamic local economy of Florence, Italy.

 The streamlined program offering features four areas of study with a common core for the first year. For the second year, each area of study offers a choice of four specialization areas. Options are available for direct access to 2nd-year specializations.

YEAR 1 Areas of Study

One-Year Certificate

YEAR 2 Specializations
 Two-Year Advanced Certificate

YEAR 3 Areas of Study

(Culinary/Baking only)

Third-Year Master-Level Certificate

Communication and Interactive Digital Media


Visual Communication


Product Design

Fashion Design, Merchandising, and Media


Fashion Design and Technology

Accessory Design and Technology

Fashion Merchandising, Marketing, and Retail

Fashion Communication, Promotion, and Media


Hospitality Management


Hospitality Management

Special Event Management

Spa Management

Real Estate and Facilities Management



Food, Wine, and Wellness Studies


Culinary Arts Commis Chef (WACS-recognized)

Baking and Pastry Commis Chef

Wine Studies and Enology

Wellness, Health, and Nutrition


Culinary Arts Chef de Partie


Baking and Pastry Chef de Partie 


Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMiscellaneous AwardHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 - 4 semester
    Course startsJanuary, September, MayDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

For US/Canadian students a required minimum GPA of 2.75. For other foreign nationals a transcript of previous university studies and/or High School Diploma or equivalent. English Fluency.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Florence University of the Arts to prepare for your chosen course:

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