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Online M.S. in Environmental Design

M.S. in Environmental Design Texas Tech

Online Environmental M.S. Degree From Texas Tech. Make an Impact From Anywhere.

Discover the nationally renowned online Environmental Design master's degree at Texas Tech University, designed specifically for online learners like you. Dive deep into the world of interior and environmental design with 100% online curriculum. With a focus on real-world application and industry relevance, our online Master of Environmental Design degree prepares you for success in the rapidly evolving field of environmental design. Join us and elevate your career from anywhere in the world.

Promote your ideas, creativity, and career with our Environmental Design master's degree.

Join our internationally recognized online MS in environmental design, tailored for online students seeking a cutting-edge education. Engage with esteemed faculty and peers as you delve into the intersection of human behavior and the environment, tackling diverse design challenges such as sustainability, special populations, learning environments, and healthcare. Whether you come from a background in architecture or interior design, or even if you're transitioning from another field, our online design master's degree offers graduate opportunities suited to your interests and goals. Collaborate with industry leaders, publish in renowned academic journals, and position yourself for success in the ever-evolving field of environmental design—all from the convenience of your own space.

Texas Tech's online interior and environmental design master's degree stands out for its:

  • Award-winning faculty. Most of our faculty combine Ph.D.s with years of professional experience in commercial design, residential design, healthcare design, or other environmental design specialties.
  • Specialized expertise. Texas Tech has earned widespread attention for environmental design innovations that accommodate elderly, disabled, and mentally challenged populations.
  • International diversity. You will work alongside environmental design students and faculty from the United States, India, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
  • Professional connections. The environmental design department's advisory board of alumni and practicing environmental designers provides a built-in network to support your professional development.
  • Publication opportunities. Because Texas Tech has a reputation for forward-thinking environmental and interior design research, journal editors welcome submissions from our students and faculty. Our department has published papers with the International Journal of Design Principles and Practices, Health Environment Research & Design Journal, Intelligent Buildings International, and Journal of Environmental Psychology.

The online master's degree is structured to be completed in approximately one year. The focused experience provides a significant return on investment and reduces the amount of time away from work for professionals. Part-time enrollment is also an option for those in professional practice.

The Department of Design is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Specialize in Your Interests and Expertise.

Texas Tech's online Environment Design master's degree program culminates in an independent capstone project on a subject of special interest to you.

This two-course sequence begins with an in-depth literature review on an environmental design topic of your choosing. In the second course, you will create a design solution that is based on the research from your literature review.

The online capstone project enables you to demonstrate a wide range of skills, including creativity, problem-solving, writing, and design. You will end up with a strong portfolio piece that advances your professional standing in architecture, environmental design, historic restoration, or another specialized field. You also will have a body of work to share with potential employers or Ph.D. program admissions counselors.

Environmental Design Career Opportunities

Graduates of Texas Tech's online environmental design master's degree program have an outstanding record of professional and academic success. After completing your Master of Science in Environmental Design, you will find professional opportunities in fields such as:

  • Interior design
  • Environmental design
  • Commercial design
  • Healthcare design
  • Residential design
  • Historic preservation and renovation


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