You walk into a room and know the perfect paint color, patterns and accents, pendant lighting, and furniture choices to transform the space.
Take your passion to the next level: a career in the world of interior design.
Who Should Enroll?
For novices and those with experience, this certificate program offers hands-on training and practical information to prepare you for a career in interior design.
Upon completion of this program, you may qualify to work in design firms (interiors, lighting, drapery, etc.), furniture stores, and more. Please note that this noncredit program does not satisfy NCIDQ, ASID, or CID eligibility requirements.
Earn your certificate in as few as four semesters.
Students may take courses individually without commitment to the entire program. Students who successfully complete the required courses and elective course hours are awarded a certificate from the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education, reflecting 25 continuing education units (CEUs).
Note: Certificate programs must be completed within four years unless approved by the director of continuing education. Students who began their coursework before the 2015–16 academic year should refer to previous certificate requirements.
Spring 2020 Courses
Below are a few highlights of the courses offered this semester:
- Window Treatments and Upholstery
- Lighting Design
- Business Practices for Interior Designers
- Introduction to SketchUp
Lisa McTernan has been nominated for Best Use of Color and Children’s Room