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Certificate Programs2016-06-30T14:34:18+00:00

Certificate in Cruise Ship and Super Yacht Design

The Interior Architecture Department offers a unique curriculum that prepares designers for the specific issues associated with designing cruise ship and yacht interiors. This is the nation’s only formal educational initiative that prepares interior designers to work in the cruise ship and yacht industry. The certificate program involves international workshops with designers from overseas venues. Enrollment in the certificate program offers FIU students the opportunity to form specialized knowledge in this area of design prior to graduation with their Master of Interior Architecture degree.

“The Certificate in Cruise Ship and Super Yacht Interior Design program utilizes partnerships between FIU and design departments of major cruise lines to offer interior design graduate students the opportunity to train for careers in this exciting industry.”

Earning the cruise ship certificate provides students who are enrolled in the FIU’s Master of Interior Architecture program a unique opportunity to learn design for this special industry. The program involves 15 credit hours of courses: two specialized sixteen-week studio courses (which include international workshops here in Miami and in Europe); plus an industry specific internship course coordinated through FIU’s interior Architecture Program. For more information on requirements and courses, please visit the Department of Interior Architecture’s Graduate Catalog.

 

Certificate in Furniture Design

The Certificate in Furniture Design offers students the ability to explore,design, and create furniture for commercial and residential purposes. This program serves FIU students who wish to extend their design education into this area of specialized study. Focused on creative design process and on bringing products to market, the four courses in this certificate develop students’ skills,knowledge, and critical thinking about the design, making, and marketing of furniture products for industry, retail, and gallery markets. This certificate program is open to degree-seeking students only. For more information on requirements and courses, please visit the Department of Interior Architecture’s Graduate Catalog.