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Online Master of Arts in Interior Design

Program Details

The Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia, offers a Master of Arts in Interior Design. The curriculum is 45 credit hours completed through nine courses. These courses include: Interior Design Seminar, Interior Design Theory & Criticism, Research Methods for Interior Design, Emerging Interior Materials, Human Response to the Built Environment, Contemporary Issues in Interior Design, Interior Design MA Final Project, and two 500 to 700-level electives.

The MA Interior Design program is ideal for individuals who want to bolster their knowledge of interior design in a holistic approach. The Interior Design program at SCAD teaches students to become innovative designers in the field, while learning about a variety of disciplines. Related subjects of architecture, historical preservation, and furniture design are integrated into the curriculum, which provides students with a holistic perspective. Students are also challenged in a professional environment. Additionally, the program emphasizes the importance of environmental friendly practices, in addition to professional ethics and values.

Students complete a wide array of projects in commercial, residential, and institutional settings; they will learn how to tackle environmental, decorative, behavioral, and technical issues in interior design, while emphasizing social responsibility and sustainability.

SCAD Interior Design graduates have been hired by the following firms: ADO Corporation, Baskerville, Beyer & Associates Inc., Blue Design Company, Boston Design Center, Boyles Distinctive Furniture, Brunschwig & Fils, Cooper Carry, Corporate Concepts, Culpepper, McAuliffe & Meaders Inc., Ellerbe Becket, Ethan Allen, Expo Design Center, Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, Heery International, Hirsch Bedner Associates, HOK, IBC Design Ltd., John Wieland Homes, and others.


Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or should anticipate completion of a bachelor's degree before enrollment in the graduate program. All applicants are evaluated individually according to previous educational experience and level of achievement.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges