Interior Design Associate Degree
Earn your Associate degree in Interior Design online – at home, at your own pace.
Combine your creative passions and your problem-solving skills with a career in interior design. If you want to learn how to become an interior designer, take the first steps with Penn Foster College. Our affordable interior design associate degree can help you develop the skills relevant for a career in interior design. Take your interior design courses from home or on-the-go at your own pace as you work toward your degree.
Start on your path toward an exciting career as an interior designer with our program syllabus that includes key design concepts such as color, textiles, and lighting. Use the tools of the trade with a student trial version of AutoCAD® and drawing tool kit that are included in your tuition.
Why Become an Interior Designer?
There are many career opportunities for interior designers in settings like corporate design firms, retail design centers and showrooms, and private offices and studios – you can even start your own business! In 2016, the median annual salary for interior designers was $49,810.¹Earn your Interior Design degree online
Online Interior Design degree program
In Penn Foster College’s Interior Design courses, you’ll study topics such as residential and commercial design, color and its implications for designers and artists, drawing techniques and how to draw using CAD for interior spaces, and the legal, financial, management, marketing, administrative, and ethical issues encountered by interior designers. Use the tools of the trade with a student trial version of AutoCAD® and drawing tool kit that are included in your tuition.
The Interior Design Associate’s Degree program prepares students for an entry level position in the field of Interior Design by satisfying the education requirements needed to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) licensing exam. Students will still need to complete 7,040 hours of work experience under the supervision of a licensed or NCIDQ-certified designer before taking the NCIDQ exam.
Why Choose Penn Foster College?
Join over 30,000 active students and take advantage of Penn Foster’s flexible and affordable online associate and bachelor’s degree programs, undergraduate certificate programs, and individual college courses.
Nationally accredited – and at an average cost of $79 per credit – other schools do not match our combination of convenience, quality and affordability. Many of our college credits are also recommended by ACE CREDIT. Although every college makes its own decision on the transferability of credits, ACE CREDIT recommendations are considered by more than 2,000 of its participating institutions, helping you get the quality credits you deserve.
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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, “Occupational Outlook Handbook,” 2016-17 Edition, Interior Designers, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
* The Final Semester at No Cost promotion does not include any practicum or resident lab training fees. To qualify for this offer, A.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 30 Penn Foster credits and B.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 60 Penn Foster credits prior to the final semester.