M.A. On Campus

Interior Architecture and Design

Academy of Art University

24 months
1276 USD/credit 22968 USD/year
1218 USD/credit 21924 USD/year
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The Master of Arts (M.A.) program in Interior Architecture and Design is a thirty-six (36) unit program from Academy of Art University that will provide students with a dynamic learning environment and a curriculum to prepare them for professional practice. 


The curriculum covers all aspects of design, including programming, design analysis, understanding human social and spatial interaction, space planning, use of color and materials, preparation of construction documents and specifications, site observation, professional business practices, current methods of interior construction, building systems and components, codes and regulations, fixtures, furnishings and equipment.

Learning Outcomes 

Graduate Interior Architecture and Design students at Academy of Art University will meet the following student performance criteria:

Interior Design Skills

  • Meet industry standards in response to professional ethics, global issues and technological advances
  • Demonstrate creative approaches to layout, spatial organization, use of material, lighting, and relationship of interior design and furnishings to the architecture of the building
  • Create construction drawings and documents
  • Demonstrate an understanding of color principles, theories, and systems in interior design

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Design Documentation
  • Sketching & Perspective for Interior Environments
  • Digital Imaging
  • The Art & Ideology of the 20th Century
  • Studio
  • BIM - Building Information Modeling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form or online application.
  • $50 application fee.
  • Official transcripts from your undergraduate college or university showing completion of an undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1218 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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