The Kitchen & Bath Designer certificate is a program in the applied visual arts that prepares graduates for employment in the kitchen and bath industry. This certificate provides learning opportunities in knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for working in this specialized design area. Students will learn presentation standards, construction and mechanical systems, basics of kitchen and bath design, materials, lighting, universal and theme design applications, software technology, and business practices. Industry internships are required in the kitchen and bath field. The Kitchen & Bath Designer certificate emphasizes a combination of kitchen and bath design theory and practical application necessary for successful employment and those seeking their certification in kitchen and bath design. Certified Kitchen Designers (CKD) and/or Certified Bath Designers (CBD) will qualify to take exam(s) following completion of this program and the required years of industry experience. (Program Length: 3 Semesters Minimum)
View the Kitchen and Bath Design Certificate Program Fact Sheet for additional information.
Note: Technical courses in this program are subject to a livework/supply reimbursement charge.
Students must complete all developmental requirements prior to entry. Individuals may enroll with or without prior experience in the kitchen or bath field. Similar courses can be transferred in from other institutions upon agreement with the program director. INDS 1145 requires completion of MATH 1012 , MATH 1111 or equivalent as a prerequisite.
Independent kitchen and bath designer, retail kitchen and bath designer, retail kitchen and bath dealer/owner, supplier/manufacturer display designer, custom build/installer, coordinator or project manager, showroom representative, marketing, sales or sales representative.