Miami Interior Design BFA Degree
Give me some space, and I'll show you what I can do.
You’re not the only person who has a knack for re-imagining the look of a room, and office, or even an entire building interior. For you though, it goes much deeper. You think about how a space connects to the people who use it—and to the environment. If you’re ready to go all-in and make a career out of it, our Miami interior design programs, including our accredited Interior Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, are the place to start. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to develop the technical and creative skills to design interior spaces that meet demanding requirements—not just aesthetically, but in terms of safety, accessibility, and sustainability. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It’ll take total commitment. But it could add up to a career doing what you love.
ASID Allied Membership
The Art Institutes will pay the 1st year ASID Allied Membership dues (American Society of Interior Designers) for students who graduate with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Interior Design.
*Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty & instructors.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design
What Will I Study?
I know what I want. Now show me what I need.
Creating living and working spaces isn’t just about color, light, and materials. It’s about building codes, accessibility, and sustainability. In a rigorous, all-encompassing Interior Design curriculum developed by industry and education innovators to deliver the right balance, you'll study:
- Sketching and Ideation
- Observation Drawings
- Fundamental Basic Design
- Digital Modeling (BIM & 3D Studio Max)
- Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)
- Space Planning
- Interior Architectural Systems
- Residential Design
- Commercial Design (Retail & Office Design)
- Institutional Design (Health Care Design)
- Materials and Specifications
- Building and Safety Codes
- Environmental & Sustainable Design
- Human Factors (Barrier-Free Designs)
- Construction Documentations
- History of Architecture, Interiors and Furniture
I'm looking for my proving ground.
At The Art Institutes system of schools, creativity is our core, our calling, our culture. We know that a creative career isn’t for everyone. It’s only for those who have the confidence and tenacity to make the leap from passion to profession. Our Interior Design degree program reflects the real world and all its challenges. Because it’s tough out there, it’s tough in here. But you’ll have the support you need to make your creativity marketable. We’ll provide the mentoring and real-world experience you need to prevail, with faculty* who’ve worked in the field and internship possibilities at successful businesses. You’ll be encouraged and expected to be bold. To take risks. To push yourself and the people around you. It won’t be easy. In fact, it’ll be the hardest thing you’ll ever love.
*Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.
Program Accreditation and Student Achievement Data
In accordance with guidelines established by The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and CIDA, the institution collects and publishes student achievement data that addresses various aspects of program enrollment and student learning.
I'm challenged by the opportunity to take my ideas and bring them to life. Marlon Munoz
Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, Miami International University of Art & Design, 2008
Interior Designer Michel Smith Boyd, founder of Smithwood Interiors, talks about how he came up with his post-graduation plans and how he developed his signature style.
Through the Media Production Workshop, students at Miami International University of Art & Design are showcasing their talents while giving back to the community.