If you already have a bachelor’s degree in interior design or architecture, it may be time to move to the next level.

Pursue a professional-level master’s degree; get a specialty advanced degree in lighting or sustainability; or take a specific class just to sharpen your skills. We offer:

Master of Fine Arts (MFA-2) in Interior Design

Are you interested in exploring interior design on a deeper level and aspire to become a leader in the field? This two-year, full-time program is the most conceptual program at NYSID and is open to those who have a professional degree in interior design, architecture, or a related field.

MPS in Sustainable Interior Environments

This program covers the principles and best practices of sustainable design, providing students with marketable skills that are essential to the industry today. All classes are offered in the evenings and on weekends, and you can enroll full-time (completing the degree in one year), part-time, or study online with live classes delivered via videoconferencing.

MPS in Lighting Design

Changing technologies, new energy efficiency laws, and the demand for inspired, innovative solutions have created a strong need for specialists in interior lighting design. This one-year program must be completed full-time, with all classes offered in the evenings and on weekends.

Professional Development Classes

Our Institute for Continuing and Professional Studies makes it easy to reinforce your skills and credentials and earn requisite CEUS and LUs. We offer a range of courses to keep you abreast of the changing field—from the basics in lighting design to the latest software programs to marketing your design practice.


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