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Graduate School of Interior Design

From the chairs we sit in to the color and lighting in a room, we see the world of interior design all around us. At Academy of Art University's interior design graduate school, students prepare for a rewarding career in interior architecture and design. Through the program, they build compelling portfolios, develop their own personal style, and network with industry professionals to land their dream job.


Interior Architecture & Design Studio Courses

In courses that encompass a wide range of topics from sustainable green design to interior architecture for residential and retail spaces, students in the interior design graduate school gain hands-on experience. Interior design classes engage students in projects that enable them to build a rich and diverse body of work that includes design schematics, fabric pattern designs and more.

School of Interior Architecture & Design graduate courses:

  • Interior Design
    • Interior Design Style
    • Interior Decorating
    • Interior Decoration Design
  • Interior Architecture
    • Interior Architecture Design
  • Residential
    • Home Interior Design
    • Residential Interior Design
    • Residential Interior Architecture
  • Commercial
    • Commercial Interior Design
    • Commercial Interior Architecture
  • Furniture design
  • Color and Lighting
  • History of Interior Design
  • And more!

Professional Interior Architecture & Design Opportunities

Led by a faculty of industry professionals, the interior design masters program provides students with first-rate opportunities to get exposure for their original work and network with industry leaders.

Careers in Interior Design include:

  • Junior Designer
  • Design Assistant
  • Intermediate Designer
  • Senior Designer
  • Project Management
  • Lighting Designer
  • And more!

Spring Show – Each year, leading innovators in all areas of art and design converge on San Francisco for the Academy of Art University Spring Show, a vibrant showcase of the best student work. Recruiters and professionals in interior architecture and design review portfolios and interview students for jobs.

Real-World Acclaim – With their fresh and inventive work, Academy of Art University students receive a lot of attention. Well-read publications such as California Home + Design, Architectural Digest, Kitchen and Bath Magazine and other have featured work by Academy students and alum. Students also win prestigious awards like the International Interior Design Awards.


School of Interior Architecture & Design Facilities

Academy of Art University's interior design graduate school offers students access to state-of-the-art facilities. This world-class equipment marks the Academy as one of the top interior design schools in the world. From cutting-edge digital labs with knowledgeable support staff to dedicated studio space, students receive all the tools they need to ensure success at the Academy and beyond.


Graduate Classes Online & in San Francisco

With classes available online and in San Francisco, Academy of Art University has flexible programs for completing a degree in the interior design masters program. Unlike online programs at other schools, each online interior design class engages students through an interactive format, with hands-on assignments and demonstration videos that can be watched whenever it's convenient.

No matter how students complete their masters degree, they will graduate from the interior design graduate school ready for a top career in interior architecture and design.

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