The Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management’s students, faculty and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our more than 650 high-performing undergraduate and graduate students apply what they learn in the real world by industry based education focusing on textile and fashion management and design, conducting research and completing internships to prepare for leadership positions in the global marketplace. This experiential education ensures they leave here ready to lead the workforce, confident in the knowledge that NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education.


BS Fashion and Textile Design


  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design

BS Fashion and Textile Management


  • Fashion Development and Product Management
  • Textile Brand Management and Marketing

Master of Science in Textiles

  • Thesis-based program
  • Three specializations available
MT Textiles

Master of Textiles in Textiles

  • Non-thesis based program
  • Distance education options available

PhD Fiber and Polymer Science

  • Multidisciplinary program focuses on mathematics, chemistry, physics, and engineering
  • Career focus on advanced industry research
MT Textiles

PhD Textile Technology Management

  • Focus on fiber, textile, apparel, retail and related industries
  • Prepares graduates to be faculty members in colleges and universities

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