The mission of the CTID Department is to promote outstanding scholars and professions of clothing technology and interior design through synergy between science and art in which students and faculty may grow and develop to their full potential.

The CTID Department is a global leader in the integration of high academic standards in teaching and learning, advancement of the knowledge base through research, creative work, and scholarship, and leadership in service and outreach in the fields of clothing and interior design.
Further, the CTID Department will be the frontrunner in preparing professionals who provide leadership and exemplary service to improve the quality of day-to-day living of individuals, families and communities in a changing and complex global society