Interior Design

Develop your passion to create effective spaces that profoundly influence the quality of people's lives. The Bachelor of Interior Design will provide you with the skills and experience to make your contribution.

Unique curriculum

The leading-edge, highly-integrated curriculum is combined with a "hands-on" approach to learning in the design studio. You’ll receive an advanced level of theoretical knowledge, at the same time as you develop and apply your creative, abstract and critical design skills.

Smaller class sizes

Students value Mount Royal for its smaller, student-focused learning experience. The Bachelor of Interior Design studio environment features a typical professor to student ratio of 1:15.

Nationally accredited

Mount Royal has offered the Bachelor of Applied Interior Design degree, a Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) accredited program, for over ten years. It has the distinction of being one of seven Canadian undergraduate CIDA approved programs.

To become a registered or licensed interior designer in Canada, applicants must have graduated from a CIDA accredited program.

Learn more about our national accreditation.

A degree with Internship + career options

Through eight semesters of study and one semester of a required industry internship, when you graduate, you’ll be prepared for a career as:

  • an interior designer in residential or commercial design,
  • a facility planner (e.g. oil and gas industry, municipalities, healthcare and airports),
  • a manufacturer’s representative; a showroom designer/consultant; or
  • retail sales or design consultant.

Further your education

With an undergraduate degree, you can also pursue graduate studies in interior design, architecture, landscape architecture or environmental design, to name only a few.