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.