The Master of Science in Textiles (M.S.) prepares students for industry positions or further studies in Ph.D. degrees. Students interested in continuing with a Ph.D. in Textile Technology Management (TTM) or Fiber and Polymer Science (FPS) are strongly encouraged to pursue the M.S. degree. 


The M.S. degree requires a minimum of 36 hours of coursework and a thesis. The M.S. degree typically takes 2 years to complete and must be completed within 6 years. Students must be continuously enrolled once they begin their graduate program. Students may request a leave of absence from the program for one semester at a time, with two (2) semesters maximum. Graduate students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA to remain in the program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of graduation.

Students must meet all the rules outlined in the Graduate School Administrative Handbook