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Fashion and apparel is a $4 trillion dollar annual business worldwide. Across the supply chain, the U.S. fashion and apparel industry directly employs more than 4 million people, who undertake positions ranging from product developers, sourcing managers, merchandisers, buyers, and marketing professionals, just to name a few. As the U.S. fashion and apparel industry continues to focus on high-value parts—research & development, design and marketing, demand for professionals with a postgraduate degree in these fields is growing steadily. Graduates of our M.S. program are also highly sought for Ph.D. programs at major universities.

The University of Delaware is strategically located near world leaders in high performance textile manufacturing. Companies such as DuPont, Gore, and Invista. Furthermore, the department is able to take full advantage of various opportunities in the fashion industry in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and other major metropolitan areas due to its close proximity.

 

Areas of Focus in the Graduate Program

Brand Management and Marketing • Consumer Behavior • Cross-Cultural Research • Historical/Cultural Aspects of Dress • International Trade and Policy • Product Development and Design • Social Responsibility • Sustainability • Textile Research and Development


Program Options

MS in Fashion and Apparel Studies – Thesis (31 Credits)

MS in Fashion and Apparel Studies – Professional Project (31 Credits)

Graduate Certificate in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Apparel Business (9 Credits)


Admission Requirement

 

Tuition and Affordability

The MS in Fashion and Apparel Studies program makes attending the University of Delaware affordable through graduate student stipends and generous tuition scholarships and discounts. Approximately, 90% of our students are offered graduate student stipends and/or tuition scholarships.


For questions, please contact  Dr. Huantian Cao, Director of Graduate Studies

hcao@udel.edu

302-831-6124

303 Alison Hall South

 

Download our graduate program brochure FASH graduate program brochure.pdf

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For Prospective Students
 
  • Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies
  • 211 Alison Hall West
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-8714
  • fashion-studies@udel.edu