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Master's and Doctoral Hood Colors

Texas State students have the following options in purchasing Ph.D. regalia:

  • The Ph.D. robe may either be black with black trim or black with royal blue trim.
  • Students have the option of selecting the traditional mortar board cap or the tam.
  • The Texas State Ph.D. hood is royal blue with the school colors (maroon and gold) on the inside.

Students renting robes from the University Bookstore are limited to black on black.  This is the only rental option available through the regalia vendor.

Colleges and Graduate Majors
Master's and
Doctoral
Hood Colors
College of Applied Arts
Agricultural Education
Maize
Criminal Justice
Purple
Family and Child Studies
Light Blue
Human Nutrition
Maroon
Interdisciplinary Studies - Occupational Education
White
Interdisciplinary Studies - Sustainability
White
Management of Technical Education
Light Blue
Merchandising and Consumer Studies
Maroon
Social Work - Administrative Leadership
Citron
Social Work - Direct Practice Citron
College of Applied Arts - PhD
Criminal Justice
Dark Blue
McCoy College of Business Administration
Accounting
Drab
Accounting & Information Technology
Drab
Business Administration
Drab
Human Resource Management
Drab
College of Education
Adult Education
Light Blue
Athletic Training
Sage
Developmental Education
Light Blue
Educational Leadership
Peacock
Educational Technology
Light Blue
Elementary Education
Light Blue
Elementary Education - Bilingual/Bilcultural
Light Blue
Exercise Science
Sage
Health Education
Sage
Interdisciplinary Studies - Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Light Blue
Physical Education
Sage
Professional Counseling
White
Reading Education
Light Blue
Recreation & Leisure Services - Recreation Management
Sage
Recreation & Leisure Services - Theraputic Recreation
Sage
School Psychology
White
Secondary Education
Light Blue
Special Education
Light Blue
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Light Blue
College of Education - PhD
Developmental Education
Dark Blue
Education-Adult, Professional and Community Education
Dark Blue
Education-School Improvement
Dark Blue
College of Education - EdD
Developmental Education
Light Blue
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Communication Design
Brown
Communication Studies
Silver
Mass Communication
Maroon
Music
Pink
Music Education Pink
Theatre
Brown
College of Health Professions
Communication Disorders
Silver
Healthcare Administration
Peacock
Health Services Research
Salmon
College of Health Professions- DPT
Physical Therapy
Teal
College of Liberal Arts
Anthropology
Gold
Applied Philosophy and Ethics
Royal
Applied Sociology
Citron
Creative Writing
Brown
Geography
White
Geographic Information Science
White
Geography Land Management
White
Geography Resource & Environmental Studies
White
Health Psychology
Gold
History
White
Interdisciplinary Studies - Political Science Citron
International Studies
Peacock
Legal Studies
Purple
Literature
White
Political Science
Citron
Psychological Research
Gold
Public Administration
Peacock
Rhetoric & Composition
White
Sociology
Citron
Spanish
White
Technical Communication
White
College of Liberal Arts - PhD
Environmental Geography
Dark Blue
Geographic Education
Dark Blue
Geographic Information Science
Dark Blue
College of Science and Engineering
Applied Mathematics
Gold
Aquatic Resources
Gold
Biochemistry
Gold
Biology

Gold (MA & MS)
Light Blue (MEd)

Chemistry
Gold
Computer Science
Gold
Industrial Technology
Gold
Interdisciplinary Studies - Biology
Gold
Interdisciplinary Studies -
General Math/Science/Technology
Gold
Materials Physics
Gold
Mathematics
Gold (MA & MS)
Light Blue (MEd)
Middle School Mathematics Teaching
Light Blue
Physics
Gold
Population and Conservation Biology
Gold
Software Engineering
Gold
Wildlife Ecology
Gold
College of Science and Engineering - PhD
Aquatic Resources
Dark Blue
Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization
Dark Blue
Mathematics Education

Dark Blue