The First Professional Interior Design Master of Science degree is for you if you possess an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than Interior Design or Architecture. This degree prepares you to practice in the field of interior design.
The First Pro MS plan of study involves 85 credit hours of course work on the Tallahassee campus of Florida State University in a curriculum of 7 semesters of full-time study, or 2 1/3 years in length. In-person learning helps ensure a quality experience in this invigorating and challenging program. Courses include a blend of design studios, content courses and labs. Studios address design fundamentals, hand drawing skills, and a variety of project typologies including residential, workplace, healthcare, hospitality, and retail. Content courses explore environmental psychology, sustainability, professional practice, construction, and lighting systems. Labs focus on the learning and application of computer aided design software. The curriculum is highly structured to assure graduation in seven semesters.
Admission to the First Professional Interior Design Master of Science program is based on University requirements as defined in the Graduate Degree Requirements section of the FSU Graduate Bulletin as well as those of the Interior Architecture & Design Department.
The Department requires the following items in order to be considered for the program. These are submitted to FSU through your online application.
Once your completed application and corresponding materials have been submitted, the Department will review on a rolling basis. As applications are reviewed, the Department will contact you to schedule a phone or in-person interview with the Department Director of Graduate Studies, Steve Webber.
The deadline for submittal of an application is February 1st of every year for start of study in the Summer semester. Seating is limited and applications are reviewed as they arrive. International students are encouraged to complete their applications as early as possible in order to clear extra requirements for language and residency.
Application window for 2024-2025 school year is now open
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