Degrees Offered

Contact Information

Auburn University

MS and PhD in

Dr. Pamela Ulrich

Consumer and Design Sciences

Consumer & Design Sciences

Ball State University


Dr. Diana Saiki

Family and Consumer Sciences


Cornell University

MA and PhD in Apparel Design

Dr. Margaret Frey

Fiber Science and Apparel Design

MS and PhD in Fiber Science

MPS in Design (in development)

Colorado State University

M.S. in Design and Merchandising

Dr. Jennifer Paff Ogle, Karen Hyllegard, Nancy J. Miller

Design and Merchandising

Fontbonne University


Angela Dowell

Human Environmental Sciences

Human Environmental Sciences

Concentration in Apparel Studies

Framingham State University

Graduate Certificate in Merchandising–online

Dr. Irene Foster

Fashion Design and Retailing

Consumer Sciences Department

Illinois State University


Dr. Yoon Jin Ma

Family and Consumer Sciences

Iowa State University


Dr. Ann Marie Fiore

Apparel, Educational Studies, and Hospitality Management

Non-Thesis M.S.

Ph.D. (on campus)

Ph.D. (distance)

Kansas State University*

Ph.D., M.S.

Dr. Sherry Haar

Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design

GPIDEA online

Lim College

MBA-Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship

Parul Mucciarone

Center for Graduate Studies

MPS- Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management

MPS- Fashion Marketing

North Carolina State University

MS in Textiles (Thesis option)

Dr. Yingjiao Xu

Textiles and Apparel, Technology and Management

Master of Textiles (non-thesis option)

Dr. William Oxenham

Ph.D. in Textile Technology Managment

North Dakota State University

M.S. in Merchandising

Dr. Connie Jadrny

Distance and Continuing Education

Merchandising Graduate Certificate

M.Ed. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Northern Illinois University

MS in Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Betty Montgomery, Hyun-Mee Joung

School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences

Specialization in Apparel Studies

Ohio University


Dr. Ann Paulins,Dr. Mijeong Noh

Patton College

Human and Consumer Sciences

Apparel, Textiles, Merchandising

Major: Apparel, Textiles, and Mechandising

Oklahoma State University


Dr. Semra Peksoz, Cosette Armstrong, Mary Ruppert-Stroescu

Design, Housing, and Merchandising


Oregon State University

PH.D., M.S., M.A.

Dr. Hsiou-Lien Chen

School of Design and Human Environment

San Francisco State University


Dr. Nancy Rabolt

Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics

Apparel Design & Merchandising

South Dakota State University


Dr. Jane Hegland

Consumer Sciences

Human Sciences-Merchandising Specialization

Graduate Certificate- Merchandising

Texas State University


Jiyun Kang, Ph.D. ,

School of Family and Consumer Studies

Merchandising and Consumer Studies


Texas Tech University

M.S., Hospitality & Retail Management

Dr. Deborah Fowler, M.S.

Hospitality and Retail Management

Ph.D., Hospitality Management w/Emphasis in Retail Management

Dr. Betty Stout, Ph.D.

Texas Tech University

Online Graduate Certificate

Dr. Katie Leigh Meeks

Fibers and Biopolymers

University of Delaware

M.S. in Fashion and Apparel Studies

Belinda T. Orzada, Ph.D.

Fashion and Apparel Studies

Graduate Certificate in Socially Responsiblew and Sustainable Apparel Business

Graduate Program Director

University of Georgia

M.S., Textiles, Merchandising & Interiors

Dr. Yoo-Kyoung Seock, Soyoung Kim

Textiles, Merchandising & Interiors

Ph.D., Textile Sciences

Ph.D., Emphasis in International Merchandising

University of Kentucky


Dr. Kimberly Miller-Spillman, RayeCarol Cavender, Elizabeth Easter, Scarlett Wesley

Merchandising, Apparel & Textiles

University of Missouri


Dr. Pamela Norum

Textile and Apparel Management


137 Stanley Hall

University of Minnesota


Dr. Marilyn Delong

Design, Housing and Apparel



University of North Carolina-Greensboro


Dr. Nancy Hodges

Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies


University of North Texas

M.S. in Merchandising

Dr. Lisa Kennon

College of Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism

Graduate Certificate in Merchandising

MBA/MS in Merchandising

University of Rhode Island


Dr. Linda Welters

Textiles, Fashion, Merchandising, & Design

Washington State University


Dr. Linda Bradley, Ting Chi

Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles

University of Alabama,

Dr. Virginia Wimberley

    Tel: (205) 348-6176


Lousiana State University

Philadelphia University

University of Arkansas

Master’s Degree in Human Environmental Sciences with a concentration in Apparel Merchandising and Product Development Kathy Smith at or 479-575-2577

Ohio State University

Central Michigan Univeristy

University of Wyoming

Dr. Bruce Cameron ,

University of California

West Virginia University

Cindy Beacham,

Eastern Michigan University

New Mexico State University

University of Tennessee

University of Akron

Middle Tennessee State University

 University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Textile Science


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Shahed Sheikh


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