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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Visual Merchandising Arts

Elevate your creativity and business savvy.

Develop skills for a visual merchandising career, and build your communication and leadership skills.

Professional faculty

Providing further support throughout your two-year merchandising diploma journey is a strong and dedicated faculty with years of experience and knowledge for you to draw from. There are also part-time professors who are active leaders in their field and are ready to share their insights on all the ins and outs of the business.

Field placements with exciting brands!

You'll have a chance to learn from the best in the business with two field placements during the second year of the merchandising program. The placements are a great way to gain hands-on experience in a number of areas in the industry and make some important professional contacts. Your placements will help you better choose the direction of your merchandising career path.

A progressive and constantly evolving curriculum

Progressive and constantly evolving is the best way to describe Sheridan's merchandising program because we're continuously updating and improving the curriculum to stay on top of the latest trends. We're also committed to ensuring that your training utilizes current technology and software that the industry works with each day – so you achieve the highest level of training.

Additional information

Holt Renfrew. Le Chateau. Décor & More. Anthropologie. IKEA.

These are only a few of the exciting brands and exceptional companies that our graduates now call home. The key to joining these young professionals, or creating your own distinctive business venture, is the Sheridan Visual Merchandising Arts program and its commitment to being relevant, fresh and connected to the latest industry trends!

What makes the visual merchandising training you'll receive at Sheridan so dynamic and progressive is a curriculum specifically designed to develop and elevate your creativity and business savvy, as well as build your communication and leadership skills.

More than just a portfolio "show-and-tell," Sheridan's popular year-end show event is an exciting industry party where you'll have a chance to promote your finest merchandising work to professionals from the best brands in the business!

Begin your career with us today and let the Sheridan Visual Merchandising Arts program show you the art of designing retail environments, which will keep you ahead of the curve, and place you on the right track to working with the biggest and best brands in the industry!

Campus location update: Moving to HMC in Winter 2017

For the Fall 2016 semester, Sheridan's Visual Merchandising Arts program courses will be held at the Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, Ontario. We expect that the program will be moving to our Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga, Ontario in January, for the start of the Winter 2017 semester.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-Time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • PVMAS