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, prepares future leaders for the textile, apparel, home, furniture, fashion and retail industries.

Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, our undergraduate and graduate programs incorporate global marketplace dynamics with a strategic management focus. Our graduates incorporate art/design and science/technology with 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 Industry Advisory Board, to develop academic and experiential real-world learning experiences. Student internships combined with a global alumni network provide an exceptional 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, and public relations and communications.