The Interior Design program at Oklahoma State University is housed in the College of Human Sciences, and offers a CIDA accredited four-year Bachelor’s degree program. The department also offers an accelerated 4+1 Master’s degree program for students who are interested. Apart from this the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising offers Masters and Degree programs for graduate education.
Our students are provided with innovative technology training for their future careers. The Mixed Reality Lab provides the students opportunities to use Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Digital Prototyping in their projects. The Mixed Reality Classroom is a state of the art computer lab with twenty-five dedicated Virtual Reality stations for students to use in their design process.
The design studios the students take part in during their tenure in the department, have specialized foci ranging from Residential Design, Small scale Commercial, Contract Documentation, Lighting and Service focused, Large Scale Commercial, and Healthcare focused, that provides a well-balanced design education.
A structured internship program is included in the Interior Design curriculum at Oklahoma State University. Students are required to take a four credit hour course (320 working hours) during the summer of their junior year. Students are provided with the opportunity to work overseas and are often supported through scholarships.
Each summer, faculty-led study abroad experiences in locations such as London, Paris and Spain are offered for course credit. Students gain valueble experience through these excursions.