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Interior Architecture Degree

Online Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture

Launch Your Interior Design Career

Ohio University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture provides a human-centered learning experience that enables you to work in residential or non-residential interior design. You will learn to solve interior space challenges with faculty who have real-world experience from nearly every segment of the field. The industry software technology-based curriculum provides students with a range of creative opportunities and a foundation of skills to explore the world of design.

This flexible online format allows you to pace your classes to fit your life and career. Prior college credits often transfer, allowing you to finish your degree more quickly.

Ohio University is ranked the top college in Ohio for online education by Newsweek.


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What courses will you take?

Classes will explore design fundamentals, design analysis, programming, space planning, lighting design, sustainability and environmental impact, technical information, and more.

Course list

Transferring Credits

Do you already have some undergraduate credits? Read more information about transferring credits:

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Career Opportunities

For more than 30 years, the Interior Architecture program has been preparing graduates for successful careers in residential and non-residential design, as well as in lighting, visual display, sales, and showroom management.

Flexible Online Format

With asynchronous coursework and flexible advising, you can complete your degree on your own schedule. You can start whenever you’re ready—fall, spring, or summer semesters.

Admission Requirements

  • Required: Applicants are required to submit a personal statement which describes why they are interested in pursuing studies in Interior Architecture. Personal statements may be submitted in the essay section of the application or emailed to admissions@ohio.edu. Students should be sure to include their name in the email and "Interior Architecture OHIO online Personal Statement" in the subject line.
  • Optional: Applicants who wish to submit portfolio materials as part of their application can do so by submitting 3–5 images to www.ohio.edu/art-design-portfolios.


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