What Path is Right for You?

High school graduates

Earn your undergraduate degree

Our BFA, AAS, and BID programs are a great fit for high school graduates with creative minds and a passion for interiors. Sound like you? NYSID offers an unrivalled interior design education—and an exciting college experience in the greatest city in the world.

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Career changers

A range of flexible study options

If you’re thinking of going back to school to kick-start a career in interior design, you can put together a course of study that fits your life and puts you on the road to professional success. With both full-time and part-time options, you can dive straight in or start small and invest in your career one step at a time.

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Professional designers

Advance your career

We offer an MFA in Interior Design as well as focused MPS degrees in specialties like lighting, healthcare design, and sustainability. Our Institute for Continuing & Professional Studies makes it easy to reinforce your skills and credentials and earn continuing education credits.

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Design enthusiasts

For those exploring options

If you’re interested in just a few classes to start with, you can find out what interior design education is all about through our Institute for Continuing & Professional Studies. Online classes offer additional flexibility, if you need it. And if you decide to make a deeper commitment later, you can apply up to 12 credits toward a degree!

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