A Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree in Design with concentration of Interior Design in the College of Visual Arts & design (CVAD) at the University of North Texas (UNT) is a terminal degree in this field that qualifies graduate candidates for an academic career. The M.F.A. is a “post-professional” program and is for individuals primarily interested in a career in teaching at the university level. Accordingly, the M.F.A. program focuses on a pedagogy sequence and research methods while also formulating graduate student’s research agenda.

Earning an M.F.A. in Design with concentration of Interior Design prepares graduate candidates to advance their careers into leadership and management positions in academia, public or private sector organizations. Career opportunities for UNT ID M.F.A. graduates are as follows:

  • Interior design educator at the university-level
  • Research & design consultant
  • Interior design specialist in both private and public organizations