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School of Architecture
Architecture Building
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0450

Phone: (269) 471-6003
Fax: (269) 471-6261



8435 East Campus Circle Drive
Berrien Springs, MI 49104

(269) 471-6003

The architecture faculty aspires to teach sound thinking, practical skills, and rigorous scholarship in the discipline of architecture; and promotes students who: Craft buildings that are dignified, durable and purposeful; Design communities that foster civility; Serve mankind in accord with their professional and Christian vocation; Seek the virtues of joy, beauty, wholeness and moderation in their lifelong pursuit of learning. All this for God's honor and His glory until the risen Christ comes again.


Interior Design

Get some insights into our new Interior Design program

*Bachelor of Interior Design

The Bachelor of Interior Design is a four-year plus one summer course of study and results in the Bachelor of Interior Design. This degree qualifies students to participate in the Interior Design Experience Program (IDEP) which is required in order to be eligible to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certification examination (

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*PLEASE BE ADVISED:  The Bachelor of Interior Design will not be available unless a critical mass of students (minimum of 6) enter the program in Fall, 2018.  Please contact the School of Architecture & Interior Design at 269-471-6003 with questions.

Beauty in Detail

As an interior designer, you can help craft spaces that are purposeful and uplift human wellbeing. Your interiors can serve others and bring glory to our Creator. 

Getting Out to See What's In

Our degree puts professionals to work on both residential and commercIal projects to meet
a diversity of needs, including space allocation, environmental desIgn and materIal selection.

Christian Values

At Andrews University, you are encouraged to reaffirm your faith by designing interiors of real and lasting value. Here you can develop the skills, understanding and scholarship necessary for shaping durable, practical and beautiful spaces. Your interior design education can prepare you to promote healthy living, environmental care, a sense of belonging, human comfort and humble dignity. Learn how decisions about color, light, material and form can help you solve problems creatively and communicate solutions.

The Big Picture

 Are you imaginative, resourceful, and open to new ideas? Do you have a desire to serve others by making the places we live and work in better? Do you think about space in terms of color and lighting, shape and function? If you like to work with people and enjoy creatively transforming spaces, then you may be a strong fit for this program.


The Interior Design program at Andrews University is a four-year plus one summer course of study and results in the Bachelor of Interior Design degree. In accordance with our mission statement, the program will aspire to teach its students sound thinking, practical skills and rigorous scholarship in the discipline of interior design. As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, our students will learn to serve mankind in accord with their professional and Christian vocation and seek the virtues of joy, beauty, wholeness, and moderation in their lifelong pursuit of learning.

I continue to value my education and experience at the Andrews University School of Architecture for the reasons listed below:
God-centered. Balanced design approach/philosophy. Caring, dedicated faculty. Mission-minded. Community-conscience. Sustainably-sensitive. Seeking to bring joy to man and glory to God.
— Michael Figueroa, Class of 2009, Hartman-Cox Architects, Washington, DC
  Michael Figueroa

Michael Figueroa


An appearance of wealth or position, expensive architecture or furnishings, are not essential to the advancement of the work of God: neither are achievements that win applause from men and administer to vanity. Worldly display, however imposing, is of no value with God.
— Ellen G. White, Special Testimonies Series B, #4 8.3