Online Learning @
New York School of Interior Design

Taking classes online means access to the professional expertise of the New York School of Interior Design—whenever and wherever your schedule allows. Our online classes are all about convenience and flexibility without sacrificing any of the academic rigor of an onsite class. You’ll watch lectures and interact with the same faculty members that teach in our classrooms, receive assignments, participate in discussion boards, and get to know your classmates the way you would in person. Read The Editor at Large article.

Frequently Asked Questions

Basic Interior Design

The BID certificate program is a great introduction to the field of interior design, with a series of self-paced classes on topics like drafting, color, textiles, and more. No portfolio required and credits earned online can be applied to future degree programs.

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AAS Degree

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Interior Design, offered onsite and online, emphasizes core studies in a range of residential and commercial design studio courses, technology, and graphic communications, as well as courses in the history of architecture and the decorative arts.

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MPS Degree

The MPS in Sustainable Interior Environments program is offered online, with live classes delivered via video-conferencing at set class times. You can enroll full-time (completing the degree in one year) or part-time. 



Individual Classes

We offer a wide selection of self-paced online classes. The credit courses are offered on the semester schedule (see Academic Calendar), but the non-credit courses, such as Introduction to Interior Design, follow their own schedules.

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“You don't feel like an online student. It is like being able to fully attend a class. The professors can be easily reached, and the format is well structured so it’s almost instinctive to successfully complete the courses.”

—Sandrina Rubelli, Venice, Italy