24 months
6369 USD/year
6369 USD/year
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The Interior Design program offered by Washington State University is based on a concern for human beings and the creation of interior settings that support human activities and values.

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The Interior Design program offered by Washington State University  is a terminal professional degree which prepares the graduate to enter professional practice and take NCIDQ exam; to pursue career paths in research and higher education; and to matriculate into a Ph.D program. 

We are focused on how design excellence and innovation can tackle issues surrounding the human condition in the built environmental, especially around health and well-being and environmental stewardship. Additionally, we are deeply interested in how qualities of spatial design impact human experience and performance. 

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of this program are prepared for successful careers as interior designers, interior architects, project managers, educators, researchers, and industry representatives.

Programme Structure

The Non-Thesis Project Track combines studio experiences with qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to further the understanding and increase awareness of the interface between human behavior and interior environments.

  • 1 year (summer + 2 semesters): This is the 4+1 articulation path for WSU Bachelor of Interior Design students.
  • 2 year (4 semesters): For students with design degree subject to review of a portfolio.
  • 3 year (summer + 6 semesters): For students without a professional interior design undergraduate degree.

The Thesis Track focuses on developing and executing an applied or theoretical research investigation which contributes to the interior design body of knowledge. Students should align research interests with faculty expertise. 

  • 2 year (4 semesters): For students that hold a degree in interior design degree or closely related discipline.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority deadline:

  • Fall January 10


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the Master of Arts in Interior Design program is made during the spring semester with initial coursework beginning the following summer term or fall semester, depending on the track. All applicants must submit required materials by January 10, to both the Graduate School and the MA Interior Design program. Electronic notification of acceptance will take place by March 15.

Tuition Fee

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    6369 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6369 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 24 months.

The tuition fee may vary depending on the location of your study program.

Living costs for Pullman

904 - 1507 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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