Graduate Certificate Program Summary
The Quilt Studies faculty, all members of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design, are recognized leaders in the field. They teach, conduct research and engage in creative activity, and they participate in a variety of quilt-related research and educational initiatives around the world.
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission for a graduate certificate objective
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you hold an F1 visa: concurrent admission to a degree program, because a certificate alone is not sufficient for F1 status
See also: steps to admission.
Required by the department for this certificateThe Graduate Certificate in Quilt Studies is open to graduate students currently enrolled in graduate degree programs at UNL, and is also available as a standalone (non-degree) post-baccalaureate certification.
- A Letter of Intent
- Three Letters of Recommendation
Application deadlineRolling admission; contact department for more information.
RequiredTMFD 818: History of Quilts in the Western World
TMFD 905A: Studio Quilt Movement - Genesis and Development
TMFD 905D: Aesthetics and the Quilt
ElectiveThe remaining three credit hours may be drawn from courses approved by the Certificate Program's Adviser. Examples of regularly taught courses that may be easily applied toward the certification include:
TMFD 997: Internship (1-3 credits). Gain hands-on experience in collections or exhibitions under the supervision of a practicing museum professional.
TMFD 978: Seminar in Textile History (1-3 credits). Various topics offered as one week summer seminars on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Previous seminars have included Colonial Revival Quilts, Quilts of the Depression Era, A Century of Quilts in Women's Lives, 18th and 19th Century Dyeing and Printing Techniques, Quilts of India and Pakistan, Repair and Stabilization of Quilts.
TMFD 890: Workshop/Seminar - Craft, Culture and Fashion (3 credits)
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