Stand Out with an Interior Architecture + Design M.A. from One of the Best Interior Architecture + Design Master’s Programs

Advance your interior architecture + design career or become a professor or field researcher with a Post-Professional Interior Architecture + Design master’s degree from Marymount University. Designed for individuals who already have a degree in architecture or interior design, Marymount’s Post-Professional Interior Architecture + Design curriculum channels your current understanding of the industry towards a specific discipline. Take elective courses to pursue your passions, or enroll in one of our four  tracks – Design Education, Design Research, Professional Practice, or Business Leadership.

  • World-renowned faculty

Our Interior Architecture + Design M.A. faculty members are thought leaders in architecture, interiors, historic preservation, hospitality, residential design, and technology. We are well connected with top global design firms and professional organizations in the Metro D.C. area, and several of our Marymount alumni are consulted as hiring partners. Whether you plan to become a leader in the field as a researcher, professor, or corporate design director, our professors can help you plan and personalize your Interior ArcDesign master’s degree experience.

  • Interior Architecture + Design M.A. with Hands-on opportunities and ideal location 

Student-selected research projects begin during your first semester. Internships, practicums, and our annual Design-athon are experiences that will help you learn, grow, and prepare for next steps beyond your Interior Architecture + Design master’s program.

  • Affordable program, excellent value

We offer scholarships and graduate assistant positions that not only provide valuable hands-on experience but can help offset some of your tuition costs.

Marymount’s Interior Architecture + Design Programs are STEM

The M.A. in Interior Architecture + Design program at Marymount University is designated as a STEM degree. Beginning in the Fall 2023 semester, international students enrolled in this program can apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion OPT (Optional Practice Training) for a total of 36 months. Please contact the Office of International Students and Scholars Services at for detailed information and assistance on OPT.

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