Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design (AAS)

The interior design field calls for creative, analytical people. If you want to develop these traits and your natural talents, the International Academy of Design & Technology may be the place for you. Our Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design degree program can help you learn how to create functional, aesthetically pleasing spaces that meet the needs of those who occupy them.

If you're interested in exploring interior design, IADT can help you learn the industry-current tools and techniques you need to discover new possibilities for your future. Students who graduate with an AAS in Interior Design degree are prepared for a variety of entry-level positions in interior design (subject to state licensing requirements). Consider applying to IADT's Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design degree program today.


IADT's Interior Design degree program can help prepare you to develop creative and technical solutions to today's interior design challenges and learn to balance the aesthetic and functional needs of clients with an understanding of safety, regulatory and environmental requirements. The program's concentration courses can help you gain fundamental design and technical knowledge while building your time-management, budgeting, project-management, business practices and resource-allocation skills.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in IADT's Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design degree program.* Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Introduction to Interior Design
  • Drafting
  • Sketching and Rendering
  • History of Interior Design: Ancient to Early Neoclassicism
  • History of Interior Design: Late NeoClassicismto Present
  • Textiles
  • Interior Design Issues and Programming
  • Resources and Materials
  • Digital Media for Interior Design
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Spatial Environments
  • Interior Design

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

These are some of the exciting career opportunities in interior design. With the right education and your own initiative, one of them could be in your future:

  • Commercial Design Assistant
  • Assistant Residential Designer
  • CAD Technician
  • Showroom Design Consultant
  • Home Staging Designer
  • Sales Representative

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