How to Apply

Applying to the Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles program requires a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

You must first apply and meet the requirements through the WSU Graduate School.

To apply for the AMDT graduate program, please submit the following to the department:

  1. A personal statement addressing the applicant’s interest
    in pursuing a master of arts, anticipated career path, and specific areas of research interest
  2. Three letters of recommendation written
    by college level professors or advisors, or professional or personal references that address the applicant’s ability for intellectual engagement, creative thinking, attitude, and motivation
  3. One written essays that demonstrates writing capabilities and creativity
  4. Resume/Vita
  5. Portfolio for design emphasis may be required upon request; official transcripts

Priority deadline:
Fall – January 10
Spring – July

Students accepted by WSU as prospective graduate students should indicate their interest in applying for graduate assistantships. Assistantships are available on competitive bases.

Materials should be mailed to:

Graduate Programs in AMDT
Washington State University
P.O. Box 6406
Pullman, WA 99164-6406

NOTE: If you are applying to multiple programs or departments at Washington State University, you must send AMDT a separate copy of the required materials.


Other Information

  • Degree offered:
    Master of Science
  • Faculty working with students:
  • Students:
  • Students receiving assistantships or scholarships:
  • Campuses:
  • International tests:
    TOEFL or IELTS (international students only)
  • Priority deadline:
    Fall – January 10
    Spring – July

Graduate School

For more information including scholarships and admission, visit the Graduate School.