MSID Ranked First Place by BestValueSchools

MSID Ranked First Place by BestValueSchools

By Kerry McCulloug...

August 2, 2021

MSID Program

In first place, the College of Architecture’s Master of Science in Architecture with specialization in Interior Design (MSID) program is named among the Nine Best Online Master’s in Interior Design Degree Programs by

The 36-credit hour MSID program was a pioneer in online graduate interior design education and has over 15 years of experience in offering an online advanced degree. It is the college’s most decorated program, earning four top ranking degree accolades in the past three years. Last year, the program was honored with Best Master’s Degree by In 2019, MSID earned OnlineMasters’ Top 5 Best Online Master’s in Interior Design Programs with a special distinction for Best Faculty and Value College listed the program among the Top 25 Online Interior Design Programs with a ranking of ninth.

“At, we understand the difficulties prospective students face in choosing where to go to school,” said Cassie Williams, communications specialist for “Because of that, we’ve researched thousands of colleges and universities to find the very best schools that meet the most important needs of prospective students for the best possible price. Universities and colleges that are part of our rankings meet our criteria for the best value education - great programs at a great price.”

According to, the nine Online Master’s in Interior Design programs on their list have been evaluated and selected to represent a comprehensive cross-section of the available Online Master's in Interior Design programs offered by public and private institutions of higher education.

“The flexibility of our online program affords students, from anywhere in the world, the opportunity to work with award-winning faculty to align their interests for a rewarding and meaningful graduate experience,” said Interior Design Program Director Lindsey Bahe. “This recognition speaks to the dedication of our faculty to foster and mentor our students in their pursuit of an advanced degree through academic design research that will enhance their skillset and knowledge to be forward thinking designers.”