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Careers in Interior Design

The interior design emphasis prepares students at the undergraduate level for interior design practice and advanced study.

MU provides student services through the Student Success Center and Hire Mizzou Tigers.

See post-graduate placements in Spotlight on Alumni. Career opportunities include:

  • Commercial Interior Designer (e.g., specialties in hospitality and recreation, retail facilities/ merchandising, healthcare, educational and institutional, etc.)
  • Residential interior designer
  • Architectural office designer
  • Facility planner
  • Space planner
  • Office furnishings dealer
  • Manufacturer’s showroom designer
  • CAD specialist
  • Professional renderer
  • Model builder
  • ADA and accessibility compliance consultant
  • US Green Building Consul – “LEED” certification specialist

  • Workplace consultant for manufacturer
  • Building materials sales representative
  • Architectural photographer
  • Product designer
  • Specification writer
  • Project Manager / Installation supervisor / Contract administrator
  • Interior design management
  • Retail high volume
  • Marketing specialist
  • Construction project manager
  • Museum and exhibit design and curating
  • Journalism
  • Merchandising, retail and exhibit design
  • Graphics and wayfinding
  • Lighting specification