Master of Science with Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Specialization

A non-thesis Master of Science is available with specialization in apparel, merchandising, and design. The specialization facilitates professional development of graduate students interested in careers in museums, cooperative extension, or business and industry positions.


Visit the ISU Graduate College site for application requirements.

Curriculum requirements

Refer to the AESHM Student Handbook (doc) for curriculum requirements. Go to the page “Program for Non-thesis degree in Apparel, Merchandising, & Design.” The Iowa State University course catalog lists course descriptions of graduate courses offered.

Scholarships and financial aid

Scholarships and graduate teaching/research assistantships are available for on-campus students.


Contact the Director of Graduate Education (DOGE) for apparel, merchandising, and design with any questions. Ann Marie Fiore, Ph.D. 1062 LeBaron Hall 515-294-9303