Fiber Science & Apparel Design

FSAD Academics

The Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design at Cornell University is unique in the Ivy League, combining a strong liberal arts foundation with excellent training in apparel and textiles. It attracts top faculty and students.

The emphasis on apparel design and textiles as products and processes with meaning is one of the strengths of the department. Our multidisciplinary approach combines design, art, biology, chemistry, engineering and social science concepts and methods. The department faculty seek to educate students about these topics with the long term goal of effecting change in design, in materials, in people's health and well being, in manufacturing, in economic vitality, and in the environment. FSAD offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Undergraduate Degrees
BS Fiber Science
Fiber Science Minor
BS Fashion Design
BS Fashion Design Management
Dual Degree

Graduate Degrees
MPS in Human Ecology
MA Apparel Design
MS Fiber Science
PhD Apparel Design
PhD Fiber Science