Oct 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog

School of Visual and Performing Arts - Graduate Programs


Programs

Interior Architecture
Interior Architecture First Professional Degree (Master of Arts)
Interior Architecture Post Professional Degree (Master of Arts)
Interior Architecture - Fifth Year (Master of Arts)

Graduate Admission Information
Endicott College’s graduate and professional studies schools offer master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees across eight schools and over 100 programs. Admissions are on a rolling basis but we have three priority deadlines for all schools. Submitting your application by the priority deadline helps ensure earlier decisions and class registration. 

Priority Deadlines:
Fall entry - July 15
Spring entry- November 15
Summer entry- April 15 

Decisions regarding admission are made by the admitting departments, however, all offers of admission are subject to verification of college admission requirements such as degree conferral, academic transcripts, official test scores and English proficiency, by Graduate Admissions, Office of the  Registrar.  Graduate program admissions requirements vary by program so please visit the program website for detailed application requirements. 
 


Interior Architecture - First Professional Degree (Master of Arts)


The Master of Arts in Interior Architecture (M.A. in I.A.) is designed for students to acquire advanced expertise in design research, analysis, design, and construction of complex interior environments. The Master of Arts in Interior Architecture program model integrates theory and practice.

First Professional Degree: M.A. in Interior Architecture First Professional Degree is an 87 credit, two year program, full time, designed to provide students holding an undergraduate degree in an unrelated field with expertise in design research, analysis and design of complex interior environments.

Admission Requirements


All candidates must apply online at: endicott.edu/admission/information-for-graduate-students/apply

Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

  • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
  • Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
  • All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.
  • Priority Deadlines: March 20th for Fall, October 20th for Spring, then rolling admissions for both

International Applicants for Graduate Admission
Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.

International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

Program of Study


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Assimilate highly technical, theoretical, and sophisticated problem solving methods in the development of the design of interior environments
  • Research, understand, and demonstrate the role and impact upon society that emerging design theories and technologies have on complex interior environments
  • Assess and synthesize project needs and strategies to operate in and communicate within a collaborative and integrated mode with other design specialist and related professions
  • Develop and advance current design principles, theories and academic research, and demonstrate a contribution to design practice, education, and society
  • Develop an understanding, application and specifying furniture, fixtures, finish materials, and environmental systems, controls and regulations to maximize occupant health, welfare, and comfort within interior environments
  • Develop a global perspective for design including an understanding and application of sustainable strategies that enhance users and planet earth

Total Degree Requirements - 87 credits


 

Interior Architecture - Post Professional Degree (Master of Arts)


The Master of Arts in Interior Architecture (M.A. in I.A.) is designed for students to acquire advanced expertise in design research, analysis, design, and construction of complex interior environments. The Master of Arts in Interior Architecture program model integrates theory and practice.

Post Professional Degree: M.A. in Interior Architecture Post Professional is a 37 credit, one year program, full time, designed to acquire advanced expertise in design research, analysis, design and construction of complex interior environments within the profession.

Admission Requirements


All candidates must apply online at: endicott.edu/admission/information-for-graduate-students/apply

Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

  • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
  • Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
  • All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.
  • Design portfolio required with a minimum of 15 pieces of design work
  • Priority Deadlines: March 20th for Fall, October 20th for Spring, then rolling admissions for both

International Applicants for Graduate Admission
Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.

International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

Program of Study


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Assimilate highly technical, theoretical, and sophisticated problem solving methods in the development of the design of interior environments
  • Research, understand, and demonstrate the role and impact upon society that emerging design theories and technologies have on complex interior environments
  • Assess and synthesize project needs and strategies to operate in and communicate within a collaborative and integrated mode with other design specialist and related professions
  • Develop and advance current design principles, theories and academic research, and demonstrate a contribution to design practice, education, and society
  • Develop an understanding, application and specifying furniture, fixtures, finish materials, and environmental systems, controls and regulations to maximize occupant health, welfare, and comfort within interior environments
  • Develop a global perspective for design including an understanding and application of sustainable strategies that enhance users and planet earth

Total Degree Requirements - 37 credits


 

Interior Architecture - Fifth Year (Master of Arts)


A student who completes the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture program at Endicott College may earn a Master of Arts in Interior Architecture in one academic year to advance a career in the field or teach.

Admission Requirements


Fifth Year Expedited Admissions Process

Current Endicott students are eligible to apply to Fifth Year graduate programs using an expedited admissions process. In order to be eligible for the expedited admissions process, current students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA*. Students eligible for the Fifth Year expedited admission process are not required to submit an essay, resume, recommendations, portfolio or transcripts.

Students should apply for a Fifth Year program using the Current Endicott Student Expedited Masters Application form available in MyEndicott. The GPS Office of Admissions will upon receipt of this form obtain a dean recommendation/GPA confirmation and confirm a prospective Fifth Year student has a clear record with the Office of the Bursar and the Office of Student Affairs.

*Otherwise, standard admissions requirements apply.

Please note that the application fee is waived for all current Endicott students and alumni.

All other candidates must apply online at: endicott.edu/admission/information-for-graduate-students/apply

Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

  • A letter of recommendation from the Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts or the Associate Dean of Architectural + Design Studies;
  • Request official transcripts sent directly from the undergraduate registrar’s office including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, successful completion of ID 490;
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA by junior year;
  • Priority deadlines: complete the application process at the conclusion of the junior year
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better.
  • All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.

International Applicants for Graduate Admission
Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.

International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

Program of Study


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will: 

  • Assimilate highly technical, theoretical, and sophisticated problem solving methods in the development of the design of interior environments
  • Research, understand, and demonstrate the role and impact upon society that emerging design theories and technologies have on complex interior environments
  • Assess and synthesize project needs and strategies to operate in and communicate within a collaborative and integrated mode with other design specialist and related professions
  • Develop and advance current design principles, theories and academic research, and demonstrate a contribution to design practice, education, and society
  • Develop an understanding, application and specifying furniture, fixtures, finish materials, and environmental systems, controls and regulations to maximize occupant health, welfare, and comfort within interior environments
  • Develop a global perspective for design including an understanding and application of sustainable strategies that enhance users and planet earth

Total Degree Requirements - 31 credits


Accreditations


The Graduate Interior Architecture programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).