What will I learn?

Do you ever notice the spaces around you? Do you stop and think about how such spaces connect with the people who occupy them? If this describes you, then you should consider a future in Interior Design.

UTSA’s Interior Design Program

UTSA’s Interior Design degree is a four-year professional degree accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). Our program prepares students to design spaces that enhance human experiences within the environment. Key themes guide our curriculum plan—fostering leadership in design and professional practice through the mastery of knowledge and skills, collaboration with allied disciplines such as architecture and construction science and management, and outreach through service-learning and sponsored programs.

What You’ll Learn

The curriculum is studio-based and integrates the theories you learn in classes with hands-on practice to foster your creativity and skill. Students and faculty exist and thrive within a collaborative workspace and studio culture specific to our shared creative work. After graduating, you will be able to design beautiful, functional spaces that respond to people’s needs and wants.

Skills and Interests for Interior Design Majors

While many skills and interests translate to potential careers as an Interior Design graduate, some are more commonly sought after than others. Interior Design may be a good fit for you if:

• You like being creative and artistic
• You enjoy working with others
• You are well organized
• You are detail oriented
• You are a good planner

Careers in Interior Design

Top job titles for Interior Design graduates include:

• Interior Designer
• Graphic Designer
• Industrial Designer
• Fashion Designer
• Illustrator
• Art Director

Which department am I in?

College of Architecture, Construction and Planning

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$25,606.00 (19,00,872) per year
Application deadline

1 November 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 18 January 2022


College of Architecture, Construction and Planning

501 W Cesar E Chavez Blvd,



78207, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale)

For international students

Possess equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma

Minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale)

English Language Proficiency:

A TOEFL Internet-Based Test (IBT) score of 79 or greater.

A TOEFL Paper-Based Test (PBT) score of 550 or greater.

An IELTS score of 6.5 or greater.

A PTE Academic score of 58 or greater.

A Cambridge C1 Advanced minimum scale 180 grade C or higher.

Application Deadlines:

Fall: June 1

Spring: Nov 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.