Make your experience you own

Iowa State’s undergraduate programs and faculty are nationally recognized as among the best. With ten undergraduate majors, eight undergraduate minors, one post-baccalaureate certificate, 10 graduate majors, two graduate certificates, and three graduate minors, you can follow your passions at the College of Design.

Along the way, you’ll also find an array of hands-on, experiential and service-learning opportunities and a network of peers and professionals who support your journey.

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    Undergraduate majors

    Each of our undergraduate programs is designed to develop knowledge and appreciation of the physical and cultural environment, stimulate creative thinking and analysis, encourage innovative exploration, and prepare students for participation in a wide variety of careers.

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    Graduate majors and certificates

    With an advanced degree, you’ll be able to take part in world-changing research and career-advancing programs while working alongside faculty members who are known around the world.

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    Minors for undergraduate and graduate students

    Add a minor to expand upon your degree program. More opportunities, more possibilities.

Iowa State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and goes through accreditation and program review processes on a regular basis to ensure excellence in program quality. In addition, most of the College of Design’s degrees are additionally accredited individually by their professional accrediting organizations and agencies.

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A Cyclone in the Making

Find your place at Iowa State University’s College of Design, where we like to ask questions, poke and prod, create something new, and make a difference through design.