Architecture & Interior Design

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Architecture and Interior Design at UCLA

Whether you are just starting out, or are a seasoned professional, UCLA Extension’s Architecture and Interior Design program can help develop your creative, technical, and professional skills while advancing your career.

The Master of Interior Architecture (MIA), a joint program offered collaboratively between UCLA Extension and Cal Poly Pomona, is the only CIDA-accredited Master of Interior Architecture Program in the nation that can be pursued on a part-time basis. 

A 4-year bachelor’s degree is required. If your bachelor’s degree is not in interior design, you must first complete the Certificate of Interior Design (Foundation Level) as the first step towards attaining a Master of Interior Architecture degree. The Certificate of Interior Design can be completed 100% online.

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Professional Development. UCLA Extension offers a Digital Design Suite for Architects & Interior Designers Specialization as well as a variety of individual open-enrollment courses for professional development with our roster of distinguished instructors. Browse Open-Enrollment Courses.

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Master of Interior Architecture

Embark on this highly ranked part-time program to enter the field of interior design at the highest standards of professional practice. The certificate of interior design is the foundation level for this graduate degree. Learn More

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A graduate of UCLA Law, Mr. Lien teaches interior design law and was awarded Outstanding Instructor of the Year.

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Learn how our program will help you reach your personal and professional goals in interior design.


It is with the goal of creating transformative interior spaces—and positively shaping the lives of those who experience them—that has brought me to UCLA Extension.

Rachael Woloszyn
Master of Interior Architecture Student
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