Chatham University

Master of Science in Interior Architecture (MSIA)

Frequently Asked Questions

Can students pursue the Master of Science in Interior Architecture degree part-time?
Part-time enrollment is available but extends the length of time needed to complete the degree.

When can students enroll in the Master of Science in Interior Architecture program?
Enrollment typically begins during the fall term for students who plan to pursue the degree full-time. However, students can enter the program at any time. Please contact the program director for advising assistance.

Where can I take electives?
Electives can be taken in any graduate program at Chatham University. Students who are enrolled full-time (9 credits) are also eligible to cross-register (one graduate course per semester) at any of the institutions that form the Pittsburgh Council of Higher Education (PCHE). In addition, an independent study with an instructor can be substituted for an elective.

Are students expected to purchase their own computer?
Because the MSIA degree is online, students are expected to have a computer, scanner, printer, webcam and microphone.