University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Architecture

Interior Design, M.S.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. Architecture, Specialization in Interior Design

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Specialization in Interior Design within the Master of Science Degree in Architecture is a scholarly research-based curriculum. This 36 credit hour program of study is designed for those students who have successfully completed a (CIDA accredited) undergraduate degree in interior design or closely related field and are interested in approaching the design of the built environment as user-centered providing a basis for informed design decisions. It is understood that of prime importance in the design of the built environment is the satisfaction of the user's physical, psycho social, and spiritual needs and the protection of their health, safety and well-being.

This specialization:

Provides you with a diverse skill set and career options

Continues a proud tradition of design excellence and leadership in education and research

Prepares you for leadership roles in developing theory and applying it to the current interior environments

Provides research and theory-based problem-solving skills for the increased complexity of interior built environments

Combines previous education, practical experience and scholarly inquiry into creating new knowledge to advance the discipline


The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913.

International Student Requirements:

Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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