Wade College's specialized degree programs are designed to help you make the most of your creativity and passion. Our curriculum prepares graduates to thrive in their global industries as innovative problem solvers with strong business acumen. Small, lab-focused classes taught by industry experts integrate design, business, and technology to equip you with the tools and confidence you need to launch your future career and make your mark on the world.
Our programs allow you to start taking major coursework in your first term, so you can immediately start learning essential skills for your field. Plus, you can choose an accelerated degree path that allows you to complete your associate degree in 16-months or your bachelors degree in 32-months of full time study.
From day one, you can expand on the knowledge you gain in the classroom by participating in internships, volunteer work, and/or market week at the Dallas Market Center. Before graduation, you will have the opportunity to present your professional portfolio to a panel of industry experts - gaining valuable feedback to help launch your career!
All programs emphasize the importance of general education, business core, and specialized study. Complemented by the design, merchandising, and technology coursework at the college, courses in general and core studies help you develop the analytical, written, mathematical, communication, business, and presentation skills necessary to broaden your perspectives and bridge your specialized fields of study with the demands of the larger world of business and industry. From general studies to major specific coursework, our curriculum is regularly assessed by faculty and external industry experts to ensure you receive the most current and meaningful instruction to help you advance in your career field.
Check out our program pages above to learn more about each program!