Textile Sciences (PhD)

Degree: Doctoral Degrees

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The department of Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors offers two areas of study under the Ph.D. degree in Textile Sciences: Textiles Sciences and International Merchandising. Textile Sciences provides opportunities for individuals who wish to pursue research in fiber, polymers and textile science at the frontier of the discipline. The Ph. D. Emphasis in International Merchandising provides opportunities for concentrated study in international apparel and textiles retailing, international production and trade, global sourcing, international business practices and e-commerce in a global setting.


College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Dawson Hall
Athens, GA 30602-3622
Phone: 706/542-4879

Academic Department

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
Dawson Hall
Athens, GA 30602-3622
Phone: 706/542-4888


Graduate Coordinator

Yoo-Kyoung Seock


The Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Ph.D. program provides students with the opportunity to pursue scholarly activities in Textile Sciences and International Merchandising. Students take core courses in the department and courses outside the department in statistics and their concentration and supporting area. A dissertation is required of all Ph.D. students. For more information go to www.fcs.uga.edu/tmi



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