Graduate Certificate Programs in Textile Sciences and Engineering

2 universities offer graduate certificate program in Textile Sciences and Engineering

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Ranked as:  #137 in Best National University
Tuition:  $17,784 per year
Total Cost:  $35,568 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  California
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This dynamic, interactive program is the first of its kind to specialize in training collections managers for costume and textiles. The program culminates in mentor-sponsored fieldwork where you will have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with professionals in a variety of notable institutions.

Each Digital Badge is embedded with a link to secure and specific information confirming that the participant has obtained the necessary skills and competencies as described in the program.

Career professionals in the costume, apparel, and textile fields who wish to retool their skill sets.

Those interested in pursuing a career in textiles and collections management.

Provide an evaluation of this internship experience at the end of the course.

I found a rigorous, challenging, and dynamic academic program that prepared me for a new career in the museum world. Because of the fieldwork module, my internship with the Tennessee State Museum became a permanent position as their new Curator of Textiles and Fashion.

Amanda Smith Curator of Textiles and Fashion, Tennessee State Museum Collections Management for Costume and Textiles.

Through the Collections Management for Costume and Textiles program at CSULB, I learned valuable information specific to museums and special collections that was unavailable to me in other classes. The program also pairs all students with a local museum for hands-on experience, which provides a great opportunity to make connections and apply the knowledge from this program to experience in the real world.

Bridget Campos Assistant Registrar, Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collections Management for Costume and Textiles.

This course will provide an of critical areas in the field of collections management.

Course II Nature of Materials and Agents of Deterioration.

This course will provide you with an understanding of the basic elements of textile composition and the environmental factors that lead to deterioration, both of which affect handling and storage of collections.

Course III The Museum World: A Further Exploration.

The inner workings of a museum are known by few outside the field. This module explores costume and textiles as artifacts and objects of history and culture, as well as the interaction and roles of museum personnel.

The focus of this course will be the handling, storage, and exhibiting of costume and textile objects. Emphasis will be placed on the effects of object composition on storage choices and housing materials. Specific storage methods and materials will be discussed.

In this intense field experience, you will assume a para-professional role in a collections setting. You will also evaluate your experience at the end of the course.

You may be asked to complete an online application to your institution, as part of its protocol.

Holly Hill Collections Management for Costume Textiles.

The Collections Management for Costume and Textiles program was a terrific opportunity for me to take my college education in fashion design to a higher level. I initially was unsure a completely online course but quickly discovered that high-quality teaching transcends the limits of a computer-based classroom.

Jessica Butler Mount Maker, Costume and Textiles, LACMA Collections Management for Costume and Textiles.

With years of experience in both film costuming and leading art institutions, Jessica Butler-Roberts currently oversees publication projects and artwork photography for a private collection of over 19,000 objects. Jessica has a BA in Fashion Design and Merchandising and a MA in Art History, specializing in the intersection of dress, photography, and identity in 19th Century Paris.

Tawny Sherrill has taught fashion history and design in the Fashion Merchandising and Design program at CSULB for many years.

No. This is a professional development program and admittance to the university is not required.

Courses I-V are offered completely online. The last course, Fieldwork in Collections Management, is a hands-on course where you will be assigned to a specific institution. During this phase of the program you will be required to log in once a week to discuss your fieldwork progress.

The program takes one year to complete, depending upon the number of hours logged per week during the Fieldwork assignment.

The courses need to be taken in order, as each course curriculum builds on the next.

There are six courses. The first five are fully online and the last one is the Fieldwork course, a hands-on course where you will be assigned to a specific institution.

Successfully complete the Fieldwork course (120 hours within the 16-week timeframe).

The first course, Introduction to Collections Management, can be taken any time it is offered. The other courses must be taken in order. You will not receive the Designation without taking all six courses.

The courses must be taken in order, but can be taken in different semesters. We recommend completing the program in two years.

Generally, there will be assignments each week in courses I-V.

Most weeks will include a reading assignment in courses I-V.

During the Fieldwork course, each student is placed with an organization, institution, or studio to complete 120 hours of supervised activity during the 16-week timeframe. Fieldwork placements are based on several factors including, but not limited to:.

The first five courses must be completed before one can enroll in the Fieldwork course.

There is no letter grade for any of the courses. You will earn the Collections Management for Costume and Textiles Professional Designation upon successful completion of all courses, including the Fieldwork course. You will receive a certificate of completion that will serve as a permanent record of your accomplishment.

Courses I-V of the program use three books that also serve as resource material during and after the Fieldwork course. The total cost of books for the program is approximately $200.

Yes, to a certain degree. Topics will be released one at a time at the beginning of each week. Therefore, you may not work ahead in the course. In addition, you will be expected to complete tasks by a certain day each week. You will be able to work at your own pace in the sense that you can choose when during the day or week it is most convenient for you to work on the course.

No. There will be other students in the course, dependent upon enrollment.

Plan on spending approximately 5-10 hours per week for reading (online and off-line), engaging in assigned tasks and or writing, and participating in class discussion.

Included in each course are all directions needed to use the required features of Beachboard, our virtual classroom software.

In addition, you will need Broadband Internet connection (DSL or faster) and a soundcard (for videos included in some of the courses).

This course will provide you with an understanding of the basic elements of textile composition and the environmental factors that lead to deterioration, both of which affect storage and handling of collections.

Offerings of this program have either started or are under development.

The focus of this course will be the handling, storage, and exhibition of costume and textile objects. Emphasis will be placed on the effects of object composition on storage choices and housing materials. Specific storage methods and materials will be discussed.

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Collections Management for Costume and Textiles

  • Program Length:  16 Months
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