4 +1 Accelerated Master’s Program in Digital Design
Why apply for a Master’s in Digital Design?
Digital Design is an emerging area of study using virtual and augmented reality. Designing in a digital space is essential in this era. As designing interiors have a more prominent presence online now and the fashion and retail sectors are increasing their footprint online, there is a need for students to strengthen their skills beyond their basic design to serve this emerging market. Get ahead of the competition by adding this important skill to your portfolio!
Who is eligible?
Students pursuing the Interior Design or Fashion Merchandising bachelor’s degree in the department of (DHM) at OSU have the option to complete an
accelerated master’s degree in Digital Design in just one extra year.
When to apply:
To apply for the Master’s in Digital Design, students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Interior Design in the DM department and complete 90 or more credit hours toward the bachelor’s degree. Students who are enrolled in the Interior Design bachelor’s program are encouraged to apply for the MS in Digital Design late in the Fall or early in the Spring of their junior year. The deadline to apply is January 31st.
Candidates for the accelerated master’s program should receive clearance from their academic advisor to apply to the program. After receiving clearance, submit your application to the OSU Graduate College.
You will need to include the following:
- Official transcripts with a minimum 3.0 GPA on coursework completed at OSU
- Three letters of professional recommendation
- Statement of goals and objectives
- Vita or resume
After receiving clearance, undergraduate students may enroll concurrently in graduate level coursework toward the master’s degree. Students maintain undergraduate classification until completing the bachelor’s degree and receiving full admission to the OSU Graduate College.
All graduate coursework taken as a senior and intended to be used toward the master’s degree must be approved by the program coordinator. Graduate coursework may not exceed six hours per semester during the student’s senior year.