Master of Arts in Interior Architecture

Post-Professional Degree
Individuals with an undergraduate degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture or Architecture are eligible for admission to the program provided University requirements are met.
This 36 credit hour degree prepares students who wish to conduct research, teach and undertake advanced studies in specific areas.
The course of study offers specialized study in one of our tracks. Shared among tracks is the 9 credit core and then each track has its specialized courses and electives.
One year of full-time study in residency is normally required. However, a part-time study option is available subject to the review and approval of the Program. Satisfactory completion of 36 credits in the following course of study is required.

First Year (Fall Semester: CORE courses)
Design Thinking and Creative Process 3
Design Research Methods 3
Environment & Behavior Theory 3

Health Care Design Track
This track prepares professionals with specialized healthcare design expertise. Students will interact with a variety of stakeholders to co-create spatial contexts in partnership with related academic disciplines (nursing, medicine, public health, occupational therapy, computer science and bio-medical engineering), health care professionals (interior architecture firms), and healthcare facilities (hospitals and nursing homes). The program is designed to provide students with research expertise, problem-solving skills, health care design thinking and prototyping skills while engaging with a multicultural urban community.

First Year (Spring Semester)
Health Care Studio I 6
Environmental Sys. in Health care 3
Healthcare theory 3
Elective course 3

Second Year (Fall Semester)
Health Care Studio II 6
Directed Elective 3
Directed Elective 3