About Us

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Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management

NC State’s College of Textiles, and the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management (TATM), prepares future leaders for the textile, apparel, home/furniture, fashion and retail industries.  Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, undergraduate and graduate programs (Fashion and Textile Management; Fashion and Textile Design) incorporate global marketplace dynamics with a strategic management focus.  Our graduates incorporate “art/design” + “science/technology” + “management” concepts in creative problem-solving.  Our program is equipped with access and experiences utilizing the latest industry technologies.  The majority of the students have an enriching and intensive study abroad experience.  Our program faculty works closely with industry partners, including the Department’s 24-member Industry Advisory Board, to develop academic + experiential “real world” learning experiences.  Student internships combined with a global alumni network provide an additional “value-added” experience, with our students prepared to make an immediate impact in diverse companies throughout the global supply chain.  Career paths of our graduates are in the areas of: Brand marketing, merchandising, retail, sourcing, private brand development, analyst, design, product development, supply chain, and public relations and communications.