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Apparel and Textiles, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Manhattan, KS, United States
The department participates in the Ph.D. degree program awarded from the College of Human Ecology with a specialization in Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design. The degree is designed to enable students to combine knowledge of apparel and textiles with an understanding of its application to a broader human perspective.
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Overview

The Ph.D. requires a minimum of 90 semester credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree—including 60 hours of course work and 30 hours of dissertation research. A master’s degree is required and up to 30 hours from the student’s Master’s degree may be applied toward the course work requirement. 

A program of study will be individually planned to capitalize on the interests, goals, and disciplinary backgrounds of the student and faculty. A preliminary written examination and oral defense are required upon completing two-thirds of the program of study. A dissertation and oral defense of the dissertation are required.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Global Apparel and Textile Supply Chain Management
  • Foundations of Sustainability in Apparel and Textiles
  • Textile Surface Design
  • Fashion Behavior & Sustainability
  • Research Methods in Apparel and Textiles
  • Textile Sustainability
  • Dissertation Proposal Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Submit Online Application
  • Pay the $80 USD Application Fee
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Submit Copy of Passport
  • Submit Affidavit of Financial Support and Bank Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Most graduate students are able to finance their education with a variety of financial assistance tools specific to graduate school:

  • Graduate Assistantships: Funded by individual departments and graduate programs, teaching, research and graduate assistantships are awarded based on a student's ability and promise.
  • Graduate Fellowships
  • Loans: Loans are available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have successfully applied for financial assistance
  • Traineeships: Traineeships are offered through the university or departments that have federally supported traineeships.

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