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Human Environmental Sciences with Textile and Apparel Management Emphasis, Doctor of Philosophy

About Textile & Apparel Management Programs

Graduate programs in textile and apparel management offer the following areas of study: apparel product development and manufacturing; apparel marketing and merchandising; e-commerce, global sourcing and supply chain management, economic/trade issues related to textile and apparel; historical and cultural aspects of textiles and dress; and consumer marketplace concerns.

Degrees Offered

PhD in human environmental sciences with an emphasis area in textile and apparel management.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: January 15 for early financial support considerations

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University in textile and apparel management or related field. Those with unrelated majors will need to do make-up work.

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test TypeTotal ScoreReadingListeningSpeakingWriting
TOEFL Internet -based8017171717
TOEFL Paper-based5505252N/A52
IELTS Academic6.56666

Recommended Minimum GRE Scores

When did you take the GRE?VerbalQuantitativeAnalytical
Prior to August 1, 2011500500160
On or after August 1, 20111531443.0

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Textile and Apparel Management Program

  • Statement of professional objectives
  • Departmental application (built into the Graduate Studies application)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts from every college or University you have attended
  • GRE Scores
  • Latest vitae or resume
  • Digital portfolio is required for Apparel Design applicants. (Upload it to the Portfolio section)
  • Writing sample (optional)
  • Two-minute video to show about who you are, why you want to pursue graduate degrees, and what your career goals are (Upload it to the Portfolio section)
  • TOEFL scores if international student