12 months
39000 USD/year
39000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Healthcare Interior Design program of the New York School of Interior Design has created an innovative, interdisciplinary program that provides designers an opportunity to learn from practicing healthcare designers, engineers, Capital Projects team members in healthcare institutions, and healthcare environment researchers.


The result is curriculum that provides a broad knowledge of current issues, research, and theory in the design of healthcare interiors that is applied in focused studio experiences. 

Areas of Study

Courses include knowledge in research methods, history and theory of healthcare, environmental and behavioral studies, and applied design. Sustainable design and lighting research focused on healthcare environments are integral parts of the course of study. Additionally, the program will familiarize students with the business side of healthcare; Why projects are started, how they are financed, how they are implemented in healthcare institutions and the role of interior designers in the project continuum.

The Healthcare Interior Design program of the New York School of Interior Design prepares students to begin working in interior design firms focused on healthcare, Interior design groups within healthcare institutions or other related fields. The research component prepares students to join healthcare research groups within design firms or groups such as the Center for Health Design support research of healthcare environments. Note: completion of this program does not lead to licensure in architecture or interior design.

  • You can enroll full-time (completing the degree in one year) or part-time
  • All classes are offered in the evenings
  • The program is open to anyone with a degree in interior design or architecture. Related fields will be considered if accompanied by a portfolio showing aptitude

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Healthcare Environments 
  • Research Methods
  • History & Theory of Healthcare 
  • Programming for Healthcare Environments
  • Materials, Textiles, and Furnishings for Healthcare Settings
  • Healthcare Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application.
  • You must submit a non-refundable application fee of $60 for domestic students or $100 for international students.
  • Applicants must submit a personal, typed statement, roughly one page in length, describing their reasons for applying to NYSID and their educational and professional goals.
  • All applicants must submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Resume.
  • Applicants who have graduated from a U.S. high school within the past five years must submit results from either the SAT test or the ACT test.
  • A bachelor's degree in interior design, architecture or a closely related field.
  • Proof of English Proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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Healthcare Interior Design
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