Master of Science (MS) in Design and Merchandising – Apparel and Merchandising Specialization


The Department of Design and Merchandising is well known for its commitment to social responsibility and sustainability, its infusion of current technologies, and research based design. This program emphasizes the development of research skills needed to address problems in the apparel and merchandising and interior design disciplines.

Master of Science (MS) in Design and Merchandising РApparel and Merchandising Specialization

Areas of Study

  • Apparel and Merchandising

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid

Application Deadline Dates

Department Deadlines

Applications considered on a rolling basis through the academic year. For assistantship consideration –

  • Fall – March 1
  • Spring –¬†October 15