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Fashion and Textile Studies - History, Theory, Museum Practice

Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY

24 months
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23586 USD/year
23586 USD/year
11542 USD/year
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About

Fashion and Textile Studies - History, Theory, Museum Practice from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis, conservation, storage, and exhibition of textile and costume materials, and in collections management and exhibition planning and design.

Overview

At Fashion and Textile Studies - History, Theory, Museum Practice from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY you'll study the historical and cultural significance of fashion interpretation, and be trained to approach costume and textile history from various traditional and innovative perspectives. You'll also learn practical skills, from how to identify fibers and treat various kinds of objects, to the proper way to roll a textile and dress a mannequin.

Careers

Graduates find positions as curators, collections managers, historic house directors, fashion and textile historians, costume and textile conservators, and vintage clothing and textile dealers, among many others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fashion History through the Nineteenth Century
  • History of Western Textiles
  • Collection Management Skills
  • Fiber and Fabric: Identification and Analysis
  • History of Twentieth Century Fashion
  • Dress and Textiles in World Cultures
  • Museum Theory and Practices
  • Conservation Practices: Theory and Technique
  • Costume and Textile Mounting Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

51 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold, or expect to hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or the foreign equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing.
  • Online application
  • $100 Application Fee
  • Official academic transcripts or course-by-course International Credential Evaluation
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • 3 Short Essays/ 1 Optional Essay
  • Submit Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • GRE Scores (recommended, not required)
  • GPA 3.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11793 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    23586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11793 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5771 USD per semester during 24 months.

Part time tuition:

  • Local students: 481 USD per credit
  • National and International students: 983 USD per credit

Living costs for Manhattan

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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