Master of Professional Studies in Healthcare Interior Design

 
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The healthcare industry is rapidly expanding to accommodate the growing needs of the aging baby boomer generation and the global population explosion.

In response, NYSID has created an innovative, interdisciplinary program that provides designers an opportunity to learn from practicing healthcare designers, engineers, Capital Projects team members in healthcare institutions, and healthcare environment researchers. The result is curriculum that provides a broad knowledge of current issues, research, and theory in the design of healthcare interiors that is applied in focused studio experiences.

For more information, contact the office of admissions at admissions@nysid.edu .

 
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Courses include knowledge in research methods, history and theory of healthcare, environmental and behavioral studies, and applied design. Sustainable design and lighting research focused on healthcare environments are integral parts of the course of study. Additionally, the program will familiarize students with the business side of healthcare; Why projects are started, how they are financed, how they are implemented in healthcare institutions and the role of interior designers in the project continuum.

The program prepares students to begin working in interior design firms focused on healthcare, Interior design groups within healthcare institutions or other related fields. The research component prepares students to join healthcare research groups within design firms or groups such as the Center for Health Design support research of healthcare environments. Note: completion of this program does not lead to licensure in architecture or interior design.

MPS in Healthcare Interior Design
Practicing designers and healthcare professionals work together in this MPS in Healthcare Interior Design program that provides an overview of current issues, research, and theory in the design of healthcare interiors. 

  • You can enroll full-time (completing the degree in one year) or part-time

  • All classes are offered in the evenings

  • The program is open to anyone with a degree in interior design or architecture. Related fields will be considered if accompanied by a portfolio showing aptitude


Master of Professional Studies in Healthcare Interior Design (30 Credits, 1 year of full-time study)

 
  • 710 Survey of Healthcare Environments (3 credits)
    711 Introduction to Research Methods (3)
    715 History & Theory of Healthcare (3)
    731 Programming for Healthcare Environments (3)

  • 719 Materials, Textiles, and Furnishings for Healthcare Settings (3)
    720 Healthcare Studio I (3)
    721 Applied Research Methods (3)
    722 Building Systems for Healthcare (3)

  • 712 The Business of Healthcare (3)
    730 Healthcare Studio II (3)

 

Part-time Curriculum (30 credits, 2 years of study)

Fall Start Sequence

  • Fall Semester (6 credits): 710, 715

  • Spring Semester (6 credits): 719, 722

  • Summer Session (3 credits): 712

  • Fall Semester (6 credits): 711, 731

  • Spring Semester (6 credits): 720, 721

  • Summer Session (3 credits): 730

Spring Start Sequence

  • Spring Semester (6 credits): 719, 722

  • Summer Session (3 credits): 712

  • Fall Semester (6 credits): 710, 711

  • Spring Semester (6 credits): 720, 721

  • Summer Session (3 credits): 730

  • Fall Semester (6 credits): 715, 731

Summer Start Sequence

  • Summer Session (3 credits): 712

  • Fall Semester (6 credits): 710, 711

  • Spring Semester (6 credits): 720, 721

  • Summer Session (3 credits): 730

  • Fall Semester (6 credits): 715, 731

  • Spring Session (6 credits): 719, 722


Master of Professional Studies in Healthcare Interior Design Faculty

New York School of Interior Design is a great learning institution because of its faculty. They come from a wide variety of backgrounds and bring practical and theoretical experience from their professional lives.