NYSID’s Institute for Continuing & Professional Studies (ICPS) has a course that fits your needs, whether you are a professional looking to acquire a new skill or credential, a design enthusiast seeking to nourish your passion, or you're interested in pursuing a career in interior design. All classes are taught by NYSID’s accomplished faculty of interior designers, architects, visual artists, and art and design historians.


Types of Courses

Graphic Communications & Technology Courses:

Subjects include courses in AutoCAD for Mac and PC users, Revit, Vectorworks, SketchUp, and more.

Professional Enrichment:

Courses cover how to license your designs, entrepreneurship, exam prep, and residential lighting basics for designers. All these classes carry CEUs and LUs.

Introduction to Interior Design:

This six-week course is for people who are considering a career in interior design and provides a broad introduction to the profession and the process of interior design. It is offered in-person at NYSID and online.

Courses for Academic Credit:

These 1 to 3 credit courses in design have no prerequisites and are open to NYSID students and the public. NYSID allows you to take up to 12 credits as a non-matriculated student, and those credits can be applied to a degree.



For more information contact:

Leyden Lewis
Director, Institute of Professional and Continuing Education
212-472-1500, ext. 210


Helpful Links:

ICPS Registration
ICPS Tuition Refund Policy & Drop Policy