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Interior Design Undergraduate Major

Mount Mary University’s accredited interior design program provides real-work experience, professional networking opportunities and service learning activities so you are prepared to achieve personal and professional success.

Design Your Own Career Path

Interior designers create aesthetic and functional living environments for human needs in residential and commercial buildings. Discover more about interior design careers.

Sarah Wishau

Sarah Wishau

Interior Design Major, Fine Art Minor

Graduating in 2015

Hometown:  Oak Creek, Wisconsin 

"I chose Mount Mary for the beautiful campus and how close it is to downtown Milwaukee. I wanted small classes, and at Mount Mary professors know who you are and really care about your well-being, even after graduation."

Rigorous Curriculum to Prepare You for Success

Mount Mary offers an accredited, four-year Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design degree. The program prepares you to become a certified professional interior designer, and also emphasizes Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) techniques.

Interior Design Accreditation & Certification

Mount Mary’s interior design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation and has been continually accredited since 1986. After completing your four-year bachelor’s degree and two years of experience, you will be eligible to take the National Council for Interior Designers Qualification (NCIDQ) Exam to become certified as a professional interior designer.

Interior Design Activities Outside of Class

The interior design program offers you many opportunities to get involved in professional organizations, service learning activities, networking opportunities and other student organizations.

Scholarships for Interior Design Majors

In addition to academic scholarships, interior design majors at Mount Mary may qualify an art-specific scholarship. To apply, fill out an application for the Layton Art Scholarship. Incoming freshmen and current students majoring interior design and other art-related majors can apply each year for these scholarships of up to $3,000. Learn more about other scholarships at Mount Mary.

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