Career Options

Graduates of Mercyhurst's interior design program hold a wide array of positions in a variety of industries and businesses, including:

  • Commercial Interior Design, Residential Design
  • Architect (requires advanced degree)
  • Restoration, Preservation, Renovation Consultant
  • Environmental/Sustainable Design
  • Display and Exhibit Consultant
  • Manufacturer's representative of industry products
  • Space or Facilities Designer
  • Showroom Designer
  • Presentation Specialist (rendering and model building)
  • Color and Material Consultant
  • Interior Design Educator (requires advanced degree)
  • Product Designer
  • Specification/Budget Writer
  • Project Manager
  • Interior Design Specialist (Healthcare, Hospitality, Governmental, Institutional, Retail, Sustainable Design)
  • Retail Interior Product Sales
  • Entertainment and Set Design
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Trade Show Exhibit Designer
  • Kitchen and Bath Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Tenant/Real Estate Designer
  • Model Home Designer
  • Pharmacy Design Consultant