The Interior Design Certificate offers a foundational education in the field of contemporary interior architecture. Students will develop the necessary skills to design interior spaces while studying current design concepts, trends, and applications. Students have access to a wide range of resources, including the Architecture Resource Center in SAIC’s Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO). The Interior Design Certificate is designed for students who are interested in developing an interior design portfolio for admission to college-level programs, for adults interested in working in the field of interior design, and for individuals wishing to use their design skills for personal projects.

Prerequisite: Approaching Design

Requirements include 10 studio courses and two elective courses.

Studio Courses (10)—recommended sequence

Elective Courses (2)

Completion of the Interior Design Certificate requires a final portfolio review by two Continuing Studies Interior Design instructors.