MS in Interior Architecture
The MS in Interior Architecture is a 49- or 69-credit graduate program structured to meet the needs of students from nondesign, design and architecture backgrounds, seeking one of the best professional-level educations in interior design/interior architecture. The program offers up to one year of advanced standing for those already in the field who are interested in refining their knowledge and skills at the graduate level. This program prepares students to reach their full potential, whether seeking an introduction or building on previous experience.
As an Interior Architecture program, we emphasize how the interior environment encompasses all parts of the interior volume and acknowledges the intersection between architecture and interiors.
The curriculum integrates theory with the technical skills needed for practical application and immerses students in current technologies and sustainable practice as they work collaboratively and think critically to discover innovative solutions. Jefferson’s campus is positioned minutes from downtown, offering networking and employment opportunities within the city’s thriving architecture industry.
Our faculty of practicing professionals provides many advantages and a range of real-world experiences. Graduates are well-prepared to sit for the NCIDQ exam and to join professional organizations such as ASID and IIDA, and to work for firms in all areas of the profession, including residential, commercial, corporate, healthcare, hospitality and education.
The MS in Interior Architecture is a STEM-designated program (CIP Code 04.0902).
In this variable length program, suitable for those without a design background and for those interested in bringing their knowledge and skills to a higher level, we integrate theory with the technical skills needed for excellence in practice. You will be immersed in the latest problem solving methodologies, current technologies for digital visual expression, and the integrated sustainable practices currently used by all professionals who contribute to the built environment. You will learn to work collaboratively and think critically to discover innovative solutions, and be prepared to work in firms in all areas of the profession.
- Our campus is minutes from downtown and will give you access to abundant networking and employment opportunities.
- An internship will give you hands-on experience for your career.
- A faculty of practicing professionals provide you with insight and instruction in current practices.
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