College of Architecture and Environmental Design

About This Program

The Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design combines art, technology and business to prepare you for a career in this exciting and ever-evolving field. With a curriculum that emphasizes design thinking, sustainability and user-centered design, you'll gain the skills needed to create functional and aesthetically pleasing spaces. Enroll now and take the first step towards a career that combines creativity and practicality. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Architectural and engineering managers

  • 2.6% slower than the average
  • 198,100 number of jobs
  • $149,530 potential earnings

Commercial and industrial designers

  • -3.5% decline
  • 42,200 number of jobs
  • $71,640 potential earnings

Designers, all other

  • -1.9% decline
  • 13,600 number of jobs
  • $63,750 potential earnings

Interior designers

  • -4.9% decline
  • 77,900 number of jobs
  • $57,060 potential earnings


The B.A. degree in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study and to apply to membership in professional interior design organizations. The program meets the educational requirements for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam).

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.