Textile & Apparel Management (TAM) is a program which focuses on the apparel and textile supply chain. The curriculum emphasizes leadership, the global supply chain, sustainability, creativity/innovation and technology. Students have access to state-of-the-art design and apparel technology labs. The Apparel Retailing and Digital Merchandising track prepares students for careers in merchandising, buying, planning, allocation, e-retailing, and retail management. The Apparel Product Development track prepares students for careers in technical and creative design, sourcing, and product development. Through coursework, field study experiences, internships, leadership conferences and student organizations, TAM students develop the skills they need for top industry positions.
Common Career Paths
You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: