Master of Arts in Interior Architecture
Study Interior Architecture & Design in Boston
Interior designers use their talents and expertise to transform and enhance society. In our Master of Arts in Interior Architecture (formerly titled Interior Design) graduate program, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills and passion for interior design that let you influence the way we live our lives – at home, in the office and in our public spaces. Innovation and creative problem-solving, an understanding of human behavior, attention to the rule of law, the protection of natural resources– they all play a role in the work of the interior architect.
Note: Our Masters level interior design program now awards degrees in Interior Architecture, conveying the fact that our graduates are prepared to apply architectural principles in the design of structural interiors for living, recreational and business purposes.
The School of Art & Design's undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Our Master of Arts in Interior Architecture program is accredited as a Professional Level Program by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), the national accrediting body for post-secondary interior design programs.
Interior Architecture Graduate Program Objectives
The Master of Arts in Interior Architecture will provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of design theory and history, communication and design skills, sustainable and socially-conscious design, lighting and furniture design, code adherence and professional practices. You’ll also develop fluency in the use of 2 and 3-dimensional design software and computer hardware, essential tools for the contemporary designer. Note: For those interested in perusing more advanced studies in Interior Architecture Suffolk University offers a terminal 60-credit Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture degree. Learn More
Learn More About Our Interior Architecture Masters Degree
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|Hear Mai talk about her thesis project and experience as an interior design graduate student at Suffolk|
|Read about how Stephen transitioned from a business background to a graduate degree in interior architecture by taking the first steps in our Pre-Graduate Summer Program.|
In the News: Interior Architecture Masters Program Nationally Ranked
For the 3nd year in a row, our Interior Architecture MA program is ranked in the DesignIntelligence top 10 list of America’s best architecture & design schools. The programs were ranked by practitioners drawn from leading firms throughout the U.S., who have direct experience in hiring and evaluating the performance of recent design graduates.
Read more about the DesignIntelligence rankings.
Admission & Financial Aid Information
The School of Art & Design welcomes applicants of all backgrounds to apply, including those with undergraduate degrees in design or other areas of visual arts, and those whose undergraduate degrees are not in arts-related disciplines. Learn more about admission requirements for the Master of Arts program in Interior Architecture. Learn more about Financial Aid and Tuition & Fees.