School of Art & Design
Visual Merchandising Design

Study Abroad

Partnership in Italy

HPU visual merchandising majors have the unique opportunity to graduate not only with a four-year degree, but also with a concentration certificate from the Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute in Florence. Students have the opportunity to travel abroad in their junior spring semester to study in the geographic heart of design. Students are completely immersed in Florentine culture, and are instructed by professors native to Florence while earning a certificate.

Students can earn certificates in:

  • Visual Communication for Fashion
  • Retail Design


The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)

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Visual Merchandising Design at HPU