MSID Program Ranked Among the Top Five and Nine for Online Master’s Programs

MSID Program Ranked Among the Top Five and Nine for Online Master’s Programs

By Kerry McCulloug...

December 10, 2018

MSID Program

This year alone, the University of Nebraska’s Master of Science in Architecture with Interior Design Specialization Program (MSID) has been ranked twice among the top online master programs. ranked the MSID Program at number five for their honor list entitled “The Best Online Master’s In Interior Design Programs”. The program also earned the special distinction of Best Faculty.

“For our Master’s In Interior Design Programs, we evaluated 174 colleges and universities and only eight programs remain after it went through our evaluation process,” said Barbara Montgomery, program recognition manager.

The notoriety of the MSID faculty, their credentials, training and accolades were all factors considered in’s methodology when selecting the Best Faculty designation. According to the, “The faculty are nationally recognized in diverse areas of teaching, research, and creative activity. Because of this diversity there is great flexibility and opportunity for students to work with faculty to align their interests and customize a meaningful graduate research and learning experience.”

Additionally, the MSID Program was ranked ninth by Value College’s “Top 25 Online Interior Design Programs 2019” list.

“The Master of Interior Design Program at the University of Nebraska impresses with its breadth and depth, and its focus on people over fashion,” said Rhonda Corey, Media Manager for Value College. “From sustainability to senior wellness, UNL puts the human at the center of the space for a model interior design program.” Value College’s methodology included examining over 40 schools with online interior design programs to create their top 25 ranking. The team compared each program’s listed cost, the school’s reputation and the government reported average salary for graduates 10 years post-graduation (” “This recognition speaks to the dedication of our online graduate students and our faculty for often going above and beyond to foster and mentor our students in their pursuit of an advanced degree through academic research,” said Interior Design Program Director Lindsey Bahe.