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Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50011.
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A college of design; a department of apparel, events, and hospitality management in the college of human sciences; and college of liberal arts and sciences in a university.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 4/1/2013
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2019
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2028-2029

Degree-Granting, HLC, Not-for-Profit, Public.


Seda McKilligan, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Design
Telephone: (515) 294-0737

Degree and Program Listing

Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Art and Design (Art and Culture, Visual Culture Studies); Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration; Interdisciplinary Design.

Bachelor of Industrial Design-4 years.

Bachelor of Science-4 years: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design (Creative and Technical Design).

Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Graphic Design; Integrated Studio Arts; Interior Design.

Master of Arts-2 years: Art and Design (Graphic Design, Interior Design).

Master of Industrial Design-2 years.

Master of Science-2 years minimum: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design (Apparel Design, Apparel Design-History).

Master of Fine Arts-3 years: Graphic Design; Integrated Visual Arts; Interior Design.

Bachelor of Science/Master of Science-5 years: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design.

Doctor of Philosophy-3 to 3 1/2 years: Apparel/Merchandising/Design.