Welcome to TAM
Innovative Leaders in the Global Fashion Supply Chain
Where students learn both the art and science of the fashion industry!
The Department of Textile & Apparel Management, in the College of Arts and Science, is a global leader focusing on the apparel and textile supply chain. TAM’s award-winning faculty is internationally recognized. Ranked as one of the top programs of its kind, TAM prepares students for a wide variety of career options such as merchandising, buying, sourcing, product development, technical design, e-retailing, or retail operations. The curriculum focuses on leadership, the global supply chain, sustainability, creativity/innovation, and technology. Through course work, field study experiences, internships, leadership conferences, and student organizations, TAM students develop the skills they need to be a top recruit for industry positions.
MU partners with Champion for Mizzou Wheelchair Basketball game
TAM students partner with Champion to create team-branded apparel for the Wheelchair Basketball game on Dec. 1.
Focusing on more than a quick buck
New research at the University of Missouri suggests that businesses might not be doing a good enough job of communicating what they’re doing to improve society to their customers. Jung Ha-Brookshire, the chair of the department of Textile and Apparel Management in the College of Arts and Science, surveyed employees and customers of Nike and…
MU textiles professor earns grant as part of USDA’s Higher Education Challenge
The new grant will be used to elevate students’ digital data literacy skills and help them meet the demands of a changing textile industry. TAM student, Atosha Kisabo, presents her class project from TAM 4400 consumer data analytics at the TAM open house April 24, 2023Contact: Courtney Perrett, 573-882-6217, email@example.com COLUMBIA, Mo. — When you think about…
TAM offers academic options that meet the wide variety of career plans available to students with degrees in Textile and Apparel Management. These options prepare TAM students for careers in the exciting textile and apparel industry. TAM students can also earn minors and certificates that enhance their degree.
Our MS program is an individualized plan of study. Each program varies based on student interest, background, and ability. Through coursework, internships, study tours, student organizations, and interaction with industry experts, students learn about careers in the field. Meet our TAM graduate students.
Our PhD Program is one of only a few programs in the country that offers a PhD in Textile and Apparel Management. Graduate work in TAM offers students a strong faculty base, superior research expertise, comprehensive library access, computer labs, interdisciplinary and intercollegiate research opportunities.