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Interior Architecture

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture


Ohio University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture provides a human-centered learning experience that enables you to solve interior space challenges through creative exploration, research, assessment, and understanding the needs of people working and living in shared spaces. You will study interior design 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.


Interior architecture students present a project in class.

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

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Career Opportunities

This degree prepares students for entry-level positions in the interior design profession, as well as leadership positions in management and design.

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.