Cal Poly Pomona

Degree Programs

Master of Interior Architecture

The Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona offers a program of study that leads to the degree Master of Interior Architecture. The Master of Interior Architecture is a professional degree (M. INT. ARCH.) and is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The primary goal for the Master of Interior Architecture program is to provide an opportunity for individuals with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree to pursue a rigorous program of part time study that prepares them to enter the field of interior design incorporating the highest standards of professional practice. The program particularly serves career-change students seeking to fulfill a lifelong dream of becoming interior design professionals.

This program is offered collaboratively by Cal Poly Pomona and UCLA Extension. At Cal Poly Pomona, the program is offered through the College of the Extended University. Most of the classes are taught at UCLA Extension facilities in Westwood in Los Angeles.

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Master of Science in Hospitality Management

The Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona is consistently ranked among the premier programs in the United States. Founded in 1973, the college is the first and largest hospitality management degree program in California and the only hospitality management college on the West Coast. Building from its renowned undergraduate program, the college has launched a Master of Science in Hospitality Management and is offering this program in collaboration with the College of the Extended University. The graduate program is the first and only hospitality management master's degree program of its kind in California.

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Master of Science in Geology

The College of Science in collaboration with the College of the Extended University is offering a Master of Science in Geology designed to prepare graduates for employment in all fields of geology, as well as teaching at secondary and community college levels. Today’s hiring trends indicate that employment in geoscience-related occupations is expected to grow about 23% between 2008 and 2018, which is much faster than the average growth of all U.S. occupations (10%). Environmental engineers are expected to see the largest gain in number of new jobs (31%). Employment growth for aggregated geoscience-related occupations will be most robust in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (50%) and the waste management sector (32%). Students earning their MS in Geology will have the practical skills and advanced training needed to take advantage of the explosive job growth in these fields.

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