MA in Interior Design*Available Evenings
The Master of Arts in Interior Design program focus' students on the technical aspects of designing for commercial environments such as healthcare, restaurants and educational facilities. The programs emphasis on understanding the health, safety and welfare fundamental basics of the profession are practiced and expanded upon with emphasis on the global community. Unlike other profession based degrees ours is coupled with the liberal arts education offered by the Queens undergraduate degrees. Employers soon realize that our graduates are not only skilled but well-rounded thinkers who are prepared to be the best employees possible.Admission Requirements:
To be considered for admittance to the MA in Interior Design program potential students are required to:
- Hold a baccalaureate degree in Interior Design or a related field that includes at least the 48 credit hours of the current Queens BA in Interior Design program. (See BA in interior design class requirements) Exceptions and accommodations may be made for an outside or previous degree from regionally accredited institutions.
- Submit a completed graduate application form, including the non-refundable $60 application fee.
- Submit official transcripts of all post-secondary education academic coursework to the registrar's office.
- Submit a portfolio of past work with at least two letters of recommendation, and participate in an interview with the Interior Design faculty.
- Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better on a scale of 4.0 on all post-secondary academic course work in your major.
Only those who are endorsed by the faculty after the interview will be accepted into the program.
Upon graduation the student will need to complete all 40 credit hours of the MA requirements. This program offers day and evening, as well as online classes that can be completed in as little as two years with part-time attendance, or one year with full-time attendance in 2015. Due to the limited numbers of classes and the nature of the coursework students will be required to take classes in the order they are offered, therefore a minimum of 2 classes are required per semester, excluding summers.
The major in Interior Design leads to a Master of Arts degree.
Evening and Online Courses:
Some courses required for completion of the masters in Interior Design are offered in the evenings and online.
Students are required to complete 40 hours in the Interior Design masters.
ARDE 502 Spatial Analysis and Theory
ARDE 505 Commercial Design Studio 1 (Office, Education)
ARDE 508 Codes and regulations
ARDE 510 Global issues and the built environment
ARDE 512 Advanced CAD for Interior Design (Revit and 3D Max)
ARDE 515 Architectural History II 20th Century
ARDE 518 Project Management / Historic Preservation
ARDE 520 Global Design Studio (Hospitality, Restaurant)
ARDE 525 Commercial Design Studio 2 (Healthcare & Public Spaces)
ARDE 522 Construction & Environmental Systems
ARDE 527 Portfolio I (1)
ARDE 535 International Academic Study Tour - 10 days (6) or 2 electives such as Arts Leadership
ARDE 530 Advanced Internship in Interior Design (to be done over the summer)