The Masters of Science in Textile Design provides
both integration and balance between creative design and technology.
The Design studio courses make up the majority of the coursework
in the M.S. program.Design research is stressed from the beginning.
Being in a major city is a great resource as is The Design Center at Philadelphia University with its textile collection from around
Students are required to specialize in one area
(knit, print or weave), but are encouraged to incorporate the
other areas of textile design through their foundation courses,
elective or design studio work. Those with fiber arts backgrounds
will be able to further their design skills through a greater
understanding of textile materials and the use of the latest technology.
Those with technological design experience will be encouraged
to develop their creative ideas within the environment of the
Each graduate student mounts a Graduate Exhibition of his or her work as a requirement for
graduation. Held in Paley Design Center, these expositions showcase
each student's area of individual exploration and concentration.
current student web sites.
View our Graduate Course Catalog.