Interior Design

The Interior Design concentration addresses the discovery and inquiry into how people use and perceive space. The program encourages creativity, innovation, and critical thinking while acknowledging the importance of historical precedent. Students seek to understand and provide solutions for more sustainable and life-enhancing interior environments.

Architecture

Whether you are interested in the design and construction of beautiful new spaces and buildings, design and analysis of economically and ecologically sustainable built environments and communities, digital design and prototyping of innovative new building systems and technologies, or research and advocacy for new definitions of the expansive public role of architects in professional practice and broader civic discourse, a degree in Architecture can prepare you to become a leader in the future of the building industry and beyond.

Research + Initiatives

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts supports the scholarly inquiry, applied research and creative activity of more than 400 faculty and 4,373 students. This research activity spans more than 100 academic programs and allied research centers in five academic schools: art; arts, media and engineering; film, dance and theatre; design; and music.

Tuition and Paying for College

Thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships are awarded to Herberger Institute students annually. Money generated for these scholarships and fellowships come from the generous donations of our alumni, parents and friends. Scholarships are awarded and re-evaluated annually.

Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture employs knowledge from the arts and sciences to explore reasons for and the techniques involved in shaping the outdoor environment. Large-scale work includes such areas of interest as urban design and landscape ecological design, while medium and smaller-scale work is undertaken in site planning, residential design, park and recreation design, and landscape reclamation.

Graphic (Visual Communication) Design

The Visual Communication Design program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), with the maximum 10 year accreditation. 

Industrial Design

The Industrial Design program prepares students for a professional career in product design, specializing in the development of manufactured objects used by people on a daily basis. By developing products that are innovative, useful, safe, aesthetically appropriate, ecologically sound and socially beneficial, the industrial design profession serves the needs of society, consumers, manufacturers and the environment.

Discover why The Design School is right for you.

The Design School is one of the most comprehensive design schools in the nation. Our programs in architecture, environmental design, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design and visual communication design are among the top 20 in the country, and are distinguished by a commitment to enable students to master their design disciplines, the art of collaboration and the skills necessary to develop cross-disciplinary projects.

Degree Programs

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