Interior Design

Interior Design

Our Interior Design Program focuses on improving quality of life and protecting human health and safety through the design of interior environments. As an interior design student, you will learn to identify and solve problems related to humans and their use of interior space. With a focus on sustainable, human-centered design solutions and learning experiences, the Interior Design Program will prepare you to become a leader for the next generation of interior designers. Students studying interior design find careers as interior designers, project managers, lighting designers, and more.

Student Work

Undergraduate Degrees

Graduate Degrees

Design Graduate Program


The interior design program leading to the BS in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, 206 Grandville Avenue Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49053.

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The BS in Interior Design granted by the University of Minnesota meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit their website.

Learn more about studying interior design at the University of Minnesota on the Interior Design website.