MFA in Interior Architecture Beginning Fall 2012
The Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture (MFA) is a 60-credit, studio-based, post professional degree designed specifically for students with a baccalaureate, first professional degree in interior design, architecture, or other closely related fields. The program provides students with the opportunity for advanced intellectual pursuit and the development of leadership skills in the field of interior architecture. The intent of the MFA is to prepare students to practice globally, to teach at the university level and to achieve in-depth inquiry and advanced study in the field of Interior Architecture.
Areas of Inquiry
Areas of inquiry have been selected to be broad based subjects of contemporary design concerns and are first introduced during the first semester of study in Contemporary Issues and Criticism in Interior Architecture. Curriculum
1. Sustainable Design: the study of sustainable design technologies and their application to interior environments as defined by the US Green Building Council.
2. Environmental Graphic Design: The study and development of experimental exhibit design and the integration of information technology to the interior environment.
3. Advanced Lighting Design: The study, design and development of natural and artificial lighting schemes for interior environments.
4. Design Studies: The exploration of a specific contemporary environmental issue, movement, or topic as it relates to interior architecture including history and theory, design process, design pedagogy, evidence-based design, etc.
Admission & Financial Aid Information
The School of Art & Design welcomes applicants with a baccalaureate degree in architecture, interior design, or closely related fields to apply to its Master of Fine Arts program in Interior Architecture. Learn more about admission requirements for the Master of Fine Arts program in Interior Architecture. Learn more about Financial Aid and Tuition & Fees.
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For more information on the MFA contact Karen Clarke, Program Co-Director, at email@example.com or 617-994-4293. For questions about the admission process contact the Office of Graduate Admission at 617-573-8302 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comparison of MFA in Interior Architecture and the MA in Interior Architecture
Both the admission requirements and the curriculum for the MFA in Interior Architecture differ significantly from those of the MA in Interior Architecture (formerly titled Interior Design). For a more comprehensive comparison of these two programs, please review the documents below:
Comparison of Curricula (PDF)
Comparison of Admission Requirements (PDF)