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The Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) has a long and distinguished history of teaching, graduate research and service to industry. Our faculty members are engineers and chemists from literally all over the world. We have backgrounds in organic, physical and analytical chemistry, biomedical, materials science, chemical, mechanical, textile, industrial and even aeronautical engineering.

Our department is fortunate to have an outstanding staff that supports approximately 50 master’s students, 80 Ph.D. students and 40 interdisciplinary faculty members. At the master’s level, we offer an M.S. in Textile Chemistry (TC) and an M.S. in Textile Engineering (TE). While most students complete a thesis, we also have a non-thesis option in both degrees. Our M.S. in TC is available for study online. We also offer two world class Ph.D. programs in the Wilson College of Textiles: Fiber and Polymer Science and Textile Technology Management. We would love to speak with you, learn more about your interests and share with you why there is no better place to pursue a graduate degree than NC State.