If you’re ready for an overall introduction to the field of interior design, our one-year Basic Interior Design certificate program might be for you.

Although it’s a non-degree program, your credits here can be applied to an AAS or BFA. You can take classes part-time or full-time, and you can participate in person or online. No portfolio is required for admission.

For more information about the Basic Interior Design certificate program, contact , or call 212-472-1500, ext. 205.

The Basic Interior Design certificate curriculum emphasizes the fundamental skills and knowledge of interior design, architecture, and the visual and decorative arts. Introductory courses focus on drawing, design concepts, and design history, thereby building a foundation-level understanding of the technical and aesthetic principles essential to comprehending space planning, color, drafting, and materials and finishes.
The program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis
Courses are offered onsite and online
The curriculum focuses on the foundation of interior design
All credits can be applied to the AAS or BFA programs
The BID certificate alone is not sufficient for graduates to be eligible for licensure without further professional education and experience. Click here to read Gainful Employment information specific to this non-degree certificate program, which is eligible for financial aid.
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