1. Create Tomorrow - in Interior Design

      With the Bachelor of Science in Interior Design Degree program, you will study computer-aided drafting and design, 3-D design, space planning, problem solving and the history of design and architecture to learn how to create inspired spaces.

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      Enhance Your Interior Design Skills

      The spaces that we live, work and play in require creative yet functional and practical minds to give them their character and function. Interior Designers can affect the way we feel, the way we work and so much more with their ability to create inspired surroundings.

      With the  Bachelor of Science Interior Design degree program at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division, you will study computer-aided drafting and design, 3-D design, space planning, problem solving and the history of design and architecture.

      Interior design course work also covers specialty design, including exhibit design, hospitality design, retail store design and corporate design. In addition, you will learn how to communicate interior design solutions through a variety of visual media.

      As a student in the Bachelor of Science in Interior Design program, you will build your individual interior design portfolio. Upon graduation from the Interior Design degree online program, you will have the opportunity to showcase the practical and technical skills you have acquired to potential employers at the graduation portfolio review.

      *Some programs are not available in all states. To find out if your program is available in your state, please contact an admissions representative prior to enrollment.

      Career Portrait

      According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of interior designers is expected to increase by 19 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Designers will be needed to respond to consumer expectations that the interiors of homes and offices meet certain conditions, such as being environmentally friendly or more easily accessible.

      Although the number of home remodeling projects that use interior designers is related to economic conditions, remodeling of large public spaces and facilities, such as hospitals, hotels and schools, is often funded as part of a long-term project. Companies typically budget money over many years so that they can afford remodeling efforts when necessary, regardless of economic conditions. In addition, as part of creating their corporate image, more companies are expected to take advantage of opportunities to use new furnishing and design concepts to make their interior space easily identifiable.”



      The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

    2. Accreditation

      The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
      has awarded The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division's Bachelor of Science in Interior Design its prestigious accreditation.

      This accreditation means that our online Interior Design program meets the highest standards that employers are looking for in graduates. It also demonstrates our unrelenting commitment to refining and improving our curriculum to ensure our program continues to provide a respected Interior Design education.

      The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

      Licensure, Credentialing and Other Student Outcomes

      The Art Institute of Pittsburgh collects and publishes important information regarding student achievement, including aggregate data addressing attrition and retention, graduation rates, job placement rates, and acceptance into graduate programs in order to meet Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) program eligibility requirements. That information can be found here.

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