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Interior Design

The Interior Design Program involves the detailed design of interiors, drawing on diverse knowledge from various disciplines emphasizing an integrated approach that relates interior design to society and architecture. Students are prepared to excel in a wide range of careers including commercial, residential, healthcare, and related areas. A sequence of creative design studios is supported by both theoretical and technical courses and students learn both traditional and digital visual presentation formats.

The Interior Design program at Central Michigan University (CMU) uses computers extensively. The continuing and rapid advance of technology drives frequent upgrades or replacements of the software and hardware.

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Salute to Seniors

The interior design program is proud of the hard work and achievements of our Spring 2021 graduates. We invite you to check out their portfolios!

Fatimah Alwayel

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Morgan Kreger

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Jessica Andrus

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Kate Kroupa

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Rachael Carrick

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Mary Longo

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Hannah Carson

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Kaitlyn Moe

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Zachary Didia

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Emily Plattner

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Megan Donley

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Megan Stief

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Alyssa Foster

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Catherine Tolbert-Wilson

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Emily Haverdink

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Susan Walser

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CIDA Accreditation Logo for CMU Interior Design Program
(2015-2021)

The interior design program leading to the B.A., B.S., or B.A.A. degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.”  

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The B.A., B.S., or B.A.A. degrees granted by Central Michigan University meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit: https://www.cidq.org/eligibility-requirements.

Mission Statement

The Interior Design program at CMU emphasizes a holistic approach that balances the specific requirements needed for practicing within the interior design profession and the broader aspects of human environmental relations.


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