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2 Courses Required
Kitchen and Bath Interior Design Certificate
*Tuition rates for individual courses are subject to change over the course of your program
total courses
time commitment (average)
6 months
effort (hours/week)
maximum class size
18 students

About This Certificate

This certificate program offers you a pathway to becoming a skilled interior designer, capable of creating functional, appealing, and sustainable kitchen and bathroom spaces. Through two specialized courses, you acquire the skills needed to transform these essential areas into inspiring environments. Dive into the principles of design, spatial dynamics, material selection, and strategic lighting. Learn to design spaces that are not only visually pleasing but also highly functional. By the end of the program, you will understand in depth the process of designing a kitchen and bathroom, from initial client consultation through the design development phase.

spatial dynamics layout optimization material selection lighting strategies fixture specification sustainable practices client consultation portfolio development

What You’ll Gain

  • An understanding of efficient spatial arrangement for kitchens and bathrooms
  • Experience designing layouts that maximize functionality and use of space
  • The ability to choose durable materials, finishes, and fixtures
  • The ability to employ strategic lighting for practicality and ambiance
  • Best practices for incorporating sustainability and maximizing energy efficiency in your designs
  • The ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with contractors and clients

What You’ll Earn


After completing the certificate requirements, you will be able to download and print a copy of your certificate and share it with your network. Your personal certificate will be accessible from your Student Portal.

Who Should Enroll

  • Interior designers wanting to specialize in kitchen and bath
  • Architects seeking specialization
  • Renovation and remodeling professionals
  • Real estate agents and stagers
  • Kitchen and bath showroom consultants
  • Building contractors and builders
  • Home decorators
  • Design consultants

How You’ll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and interviews with industry experts
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
  • Online collaboration in small classes, supported by video conferencing
  • Project-based learning focused on developing real-world skills and portfolio assets


Why The New School?

The professional landscape as we've known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student's creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. With the leadership of Parsons School of Design—a globally top-ranked design school—our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to a new one in a constantly evolving world.

Additional Details

Kitchen and Bath Interior Design Certificate

Enroll Now

Begin by completing one of the required courses. This certificate must be completed within two years. Have questions? Call us at 332.239.2292, email cpe.advisor@newschool.edu, or reach out to us via LiveChat.

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