The Master of Science in Textile Chemistry degree program emphasizes the fundamental principles of polymer science, dyeing and finishing technology, color science, dye chemistry, and fiber formation. Our program is highly relevant to many of the chemical, retail and textile industries, as well as environmental, medical and forensic science. Graduates of Textile Chemistry are recruited by a broad range of companies, such as DuPont, Proctor & Gamble, Nike, General Motors, fiber and textile companies all over the globe, and state and federal agencies involved with forensic science.
A growing number of off-campus professionals from around the world have shown interest in studying for a Masters in Textile Chemistry via distance. Students can earn a Master of Science in Textile Chemistry (MS TC) Degree: Option B (Non-Thesis) entirely online.
Note: The two-semester on-campus residency usually required of all master’s students has been waived for students completing this degree via TOP.
Visit NC State’s Graduate Online and Distance Education tuition rates page for detailed information about graduate tuition and fees.
Financial aid eligibility is determined by the Financial Aid Office. We encourage you to contact your financial aid adviser in the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. A limited amount of grant funding is also available to students enrolled in Online and Distance Education degrees. Criteria for funding is based on academic merit, demonstrated financial need, and enrollment in multiple Online and Distance Education courses per semester. For additional information, please visit NC State’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid web site, or call (919) 515-2421. NC State also offers a monthly payment plan.
The Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) Department grants an MS TC (Option B) degree to students who fulfill the 33-hour course work requirements in textile chemistry, and who pass the Department’s final comprehensive oral examination. Students enrolled in this program must develop a Plan of Graduate Work under the direction of his or her TC faculty advisor.
Students must take a minimum of 33 credit hours to fulfill the degree requirements, including:
Graduate programs that are to be earned totally through Textiles Online Programs (TOP) are designed for maximum flexibility. Please note that not all courses are offered every semester, and may be cancelled due to low student enrollment. Not all courses listed in the NC State Course Catalog can be provided through TOP. For more information, click each course above to read a full description.
Dr. Melissa Pasquinelli
Associate Professor, Associate Department Head, TECS
Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 8301
Raleigh, NC 27695-8301
Fax: (919) 515-6532
Telephone: (919) 515-9426