Human Sciences (PHD) - Textile Science

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The goal of the Ph.D. in Human Sciences with a specialization in Textile Science is to educate textile scientists who can comprehensively apply theory, academic research and application of knowledge to their specialties.  An in-depth look is taken at fundamental textile material science disciplines, as well as relevant interdisciplinary knowledge and technologies, in which students play a leading role in the future.  Related fields like chemistry and statistics are focused to enhance students’ abilities to solve complex problems within or outside their area of expertise and contribute to the development of textiles with original research.

Goals and objectives for the specialization in Textile Science include:

  1. Apply theory, knowledge and academic research to specialties in the textile science field.
  2. Examine fundamental textile material science disciplines, which includes the study of interdisciplinary topics.

Application Requirements

  • GRE (optional)
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing Sample: Any of the following would be an appropriate writing sample: Manuscript or published article resulting from earlier research, such as master's thesis; Paper given at professional meeting; substantial paper, such as review of literature; Grant proposal; Critique of a research article; Professional materials developed for use in one's workplace; Course paper.
  • Three letters of recommendation

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