PhD in Human Environmental Sciences with Emphasis in Textile and Apparel Management

Admission Contact Information
Leona Nichols (
137 Stanley Hall; Columbia, MO 65211

Application Deadlines

Fall deadline: February 1 (January 15 for early financial support considerations)
Spring deadline: September 1

Admission Criteria

  • 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 TOEFL scores:
Internet-based test (iBT) Paper-based test (PBT)
79 550
  •  Recommended Minimum GRE scores:
When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative Analytical
Prior to August 1, 2011 500/500 160
On or After August 1, 2011 153/144 3.0

Required Application Materials

To the Graduate School:

  • All required Graduate School documents
  • Statement of professional objectives (upload to application)
  • Departmental application (upload through the Graduate School application or send directly to department)
  • Three letters of recommendation (upload preferred, or send directly to department)
  • Official transcripts from every college or university you have attended
  • GRE Scores
  • Latest vitae or résumé
  • TOEFL scores if international student 
  • A digital design portfolio if pursuing design research

Financial Aid from the Program

Some programs require an extra form or statement from those who wish to be considered for internal assistantships, fellowships or other funding packages. Check the program Web site or ask the program contact for details.