The mission of the interior design program at Mississippi State University is to provide a broad-based educational experience that prepares graduates for careers in the professional practice of interior design and prepares students for postgraduate study. Graduates are exposed to a comprehensive curriculum focused on creating interior environments that enhance quality of life, increase productivity, preserve the environment, and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
The Interior Design faculty have established educational and professional goals for the First Professional Degree Level Program. These goals are reviewed and adjustments are made as universal, national and local advancements and changes of technology occur which may impact the goals. The overall program goals are to:
- Prepare students who can identify, research, and creatively solve problems pertaining to the function and quality of the interior environment.
- Prepare students to perform services relative to interior spaces including programming; design analysis; space planning; aesthetics and inspection of work on site; using specialized knowledge of interior construction, building systems and components; building regulations; equipment; and materials and furnishings.
- Prepare students to produce drawings and documents relative to the design of interior spaces.
- Enhance the quality of life for individuals and families.
- Protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public.