About IDMR

Interior Design and Merchandising - About Us



The Department of Interior Design and Merchandising offers two academic programs and a variety of experiences for students. Our academic programs include a BS in Interior Design and a BS in Fashion Merchandising and Consumer Studies. The BS in Merchandising has two distinct concentrations in Fashion and the other in Interiors. All of our programs are fully accredited. Our departmental office is located in 333 RW Rivers Building and can be reached at 252-328-6929 or by filling out the “Contact IDMR” form.

Our Students

Our students are exposed to many different opportunities and experiences including student organizations, professional internships, community service projects, and research projects. Graduates from our programs have a high job placement rate after graduation.

Our Faculty

Our award winning faculty enthusiastically engage our students in and out of the classroom through interactive lectures, research collaboration, community service projects, as well as other activities. Our faculty have extensive experience in private industry providing them with in depth knowledge and extensive networking opportunities.  Click here to view the full IDMR faculty listing.


IDMR Alumni can be found in many different professional fields and actively engage with current students through internships, classroom presentations, community service projects as well as social activities. Our alumni work in a range of settings including both commercial and residential Interior Design firms, Retail markets, Fashion Design, Furnishing industry, just to name a few.