Interior Design - Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture

Interior Design

DIVISION OF INTERIOR DESIGN

International Students: The Master of Interior Design (M586) degree qualifies students on an F-1 visa to work in the U.S. for up to three years following graduation. Learn more here.

Tomorrow's Industry Leaders

The University of Oklahoma Division of Interior Design provides a design education within student-centric learning environment emphasizing excellence in education, research and service to the community. The Bachelor of Interior Design degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation and was recently ranked among DesignIntelligence’s “Most Hired From.”

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Statement of Accredited Status

The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The Bachelor of Interior Design granted by The University of Oklahoma, Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). More information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility here.

Alumni Voices

“I am proud that, along with making lifelong friends that are in the industry, we are able to support each other. Also, I was given a competitive edge in the workplace from what I learned while attending the GCA.” Read his full story here.

Khoi Hoang

Senior Designer at Gensler

“Learning from others and engaging with my peers has allowed me incredible insight and helped me in my approach to innovative design. Networking and creating relationships with industry professionals have assisted me in finding my current job.”

Sara Ketabi

Interior Design Associate at Bockus Payne Architecture

“[Faculty members] were so supportive and eager to answer any question I had, but they always challenged me too, encouraging me to push the boundaries of the design. They also did an excellent job of connecting me with design professionals.”

Lacey Howard

Registered Interior Designer at Office Interiors

Faculty

Suchismita Bhattacharjee

Associate Professor | Graduate Liaison
Suchi@ou.edu

Erin ColwellErin Colwell

Adjunct Faculty
e.colwell@ou.edu

Mia Kile

Associate Professor
mkile@ou.edu

Image of Elizabeth Pober, croppedElizabeth Pober

Director | Associate Professor
epober@ou.edu

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