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MA in Textile and Apparel Management

Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 credit hours at the 7000 level or above is required for the degree, with at least 15 credit hours at the 8000 level or above.  A minimum of 9 credits in Research/Qualitative/Quantitative methods is expected, of which 3 credits are Research Methods and 3 credits Statistics. A project is required for the degree. The examples of the project include teaching, outreach, exhibit, or public presentation with clear statements of backgrounds, methods or approaches, and outcomes of the project.  Six credit hours can be earned for the completion of the project.  A maximum of 6 credit hours in problems and/or readings may be counted toward the required 30 credit hours.

Core Course Requirements
Textile and Apparel Managementminimum 9 credit hours
focused group of courses
Research Methods/Statisticsminimum 9 credit hours
Supporting areasminimum 6 credit hours
for broadening the theoretical or practical base for the project
Project in Clothing and Textilesminimum 6 credit hours

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: January 15 for 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 TOEFL or IELTS scores:
Internet-based test (iBT) Paper-based test (PBT)
80 550
  • Recommended Minimum GRE scores:
When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative Analytical
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)
  • Official transcripts from every college or university you have attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE Scores
  • Latest vitae or résumé
  • A 2 minute video about the applicant's career goals
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores if international student
  • Others; such as writing examples or design portfolio if design student

Admission Contact Information: A&S Portfolio 2 Graduate Support (muasp2grads@missouri.edu