Upcoming Interior Design Program Events

The Interior Design program nurtures intellectual growth, independent learning, and an increased capacity to engage in interior design practice. Learn more at an information session! 

Interior Design Graduate Programs
Interior Design First Professional Track (M.A.)
Interior Design Post-Professional Track (M.A.)

Interior Design Coffee Hour

Wednesday, February 13, at Noon

Ballston Starbucks
1000 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201

Coffee hours provide a casual opportunity to engage with professors, staff, current students, and/or alumni learn more about the dynamic graduate programs offered at Marymount University. This coffee hour will run for an hour.

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Graduate Programs Open House

Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m.

Ballston Center, Auditorium
1000 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201

The Graduate Programs Open House is our premier in-person event where we welcome prospective graduate students to learn about all of our Graduate Programs with a resource fair from various campus representatives. All graduate programs from the various schools are represented including: School of Business and Technology, School of Design, Arts, & Humanities, Malek School of Health Professions, and the School of Sciences, Mathematics, and Education.

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Contact Rebecca, our Interior Design Graduate Enrollment Coordinator, for questions about graduate programs, applying, or financial aid.

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This guide is designed to give an overview of the field of interior design as a whole and then outline the specifics of pursuing the Master of Arts in Interior Design at Marymount University.

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Interested in our Graduate Programs?

Interior Design (M.A.) - Track One

The Post-Professional Degree's (Track One) mission is to education practitioners to develop a greater capacity to engage in the Interior Design practice, education, and research. Students are expected to study and research human needs within the constructed environment. 


  • Track One offers professionals an accelerated (34 graduate hours) program to earn their credentials by building on their undergraduate experience in Architecture or Interior Design. 

Interior Design (M.A.) - Track Two

Students of the Interior Design program are expected to research and study human needs within the constructed environment, develop design programming skills, and conduct scholarly research to add to the program's pool of intelligence. 


  • A first professional degree for those with an undergraduate degree in another field. This CIDA-accredited track qualifies graduates to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Exam.