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Oklahoma State University

Master Program


M.S. in Design, Housing and Merchandising

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The Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising offers graduate coursework leading to a Master of Science in Design, Housing and Merchandising. The Master of Science degree is designed to prepare individuals for careers in business, industry, Extension, and post-secondary or college teaching. The DHM graduate program encompasses three areas of study: 1) apparel design and production, 2) interior design, and 3) merchandising.

For application process and inquiries:
Dr. Gina Gould Peek, Graduate Coordinator

MS Degree Plans

The Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising requires completion of a thesis. The thesis requires a minimum of 30 credit hours, including no fewer than 6 credit hours of DHM 5000 (master's thesis).

  • Apparel design and production or interior design students may select either a research thesis or a design thesis
  • Merchandising students must complete a research thesis

Please refer to the DHM Graduate Handbook for more information.