Master of Interior Architecture
The Department of Architecture offers a program of study that leads to the degree Master of Interior Architecture. The Master of Interior Architecture is a professional degree (M. INT. ARCH.) and is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The primary goal for the Master of Interior Architecture program is to provide an opportunity for individuals with a minimum of a bachelorâs degree to pursue a rigorous program of part time study that prepares them to enter the field of interior design incorporating the highest standards of professional practice. The program particularly serves career-change students seeking to fulfill a lifelong dream of becoming interior design professionals.
This program is offered collaboratively by Cal Poly Pomona and UCLA Extension. At Cal Poly Pomona, the program is offered through the College of the Extended University. Most of the classes are taught at UCLA Extension facilities in Westwood in Los Angeles.
The M. INT. ARCH program requires 63 units of academic work that may be completed in four quarters of full-time study. For students with no previous study in interior architecture, up to 82 academic units of preparatory work may be required. A Masterâs project is the culminating requirement for the Master of Interior Architecture degree. The 82 prerequisite units are offered through UCLA Extension.