Faculty and Staff

Deborah Belcher, M.F.A.

Department Chair


Program Area : Interior Design

Year Appointed : 1991

Academic Degrees :

A.S. Degree-Young Harris College

B.S. Degree-History, emphasis in Historic Preservation, MTSU

M.F.A. Degree-Interior Design, University of Georgia


Credentials Pertinent to the Field:

Registered Interior Designer, #156

Faculty Senate President for the 2009-10 Academic Year

Interior Design Educators Council Member (IDEC)

Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

Institute of Classical Architecture


Research Interests:

Ms. Belcher specializes in reuse of existing structures, day care facility design, elderly care facility design, aging in place, residential design and health care facility design. She has presented at the local, state, and international level. In 2004-05 Ms. Belcher served as the MTSU Executive Vice President and Provost's Fellow and in 2008-10 she was the IDEC South Region Chair.


E-mail: Deborah.Belcher@mtsu.edu

Phone: 898-2302

Office: EHS 100

Address: MTSU Box 86

Murfreesboro, TN 37132


Degree Programs
Nutrition and Food Science
Interior Design
Textiles, Merchandising & Design
    Apparel Design
    Fashion Merchandising
Family & Consumer Studies
    Child Development & Family Studies
    Family & Consumer Sciences Ed.

Human Sciences
Nutrition & Food Science
Textiles, Merchandising & Design

Interior Design Application Packet

Interior Design Entrance Packet
IDES Application Packet
IDES Application - DUE March 15th

Textiles, Merchandising, & Design Application Packet
TXMD Entrance Application Packet
TXMD Application - DUE March 1st & October 1st

Human Sciences Study Tours Credit Card Payments