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Kitchen and Bath Design

Career Studies Certificate

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Specialized study in today's kitchen and bath designs

Master the latest in computer-aided design software, including Chief Architect

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Build a successful career by learning the latest in kitchen and bath design. Gain concepts and skills so you will be able to create functional and beautiful spaces for home or office settings.

Tidewater Community College’s Career Studies Certificate in Kitchen and Bath Design is based on the requirements of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)

Classes range from three-dimensional drawing to lighting and furnishings to kitchen and bath construction. Build your skills using the fully-equipped sample and resource library. Plus, day, evening and online classes fit your busy schedule.

Go further

Apply all your credits from this program to TCC's Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design.

Certify your skills

Earn valuable industry credentials! Course work from this program qualifies students to sit for National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) exam.

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What does this program cost?

TCC's Career Studies Certificate in Kitchen and Bath Design consists of 4 semesters of part-time study, with classes held mainly on the Chesapeake Campus.

Estimated Program Cost*:
26 credits x $185.35 per credit = $4,819.10 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2018 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.


Where can I go?

Transfer all your credits TCC's Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design. Additionally, you can earn NKBA certification and land a job in a retail outlet, construction company or architectural firm.

Is this program for me?

Yes, if you:

  • are creative
  • are detail-oriented
  • enjoy working with people
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Tuition assistance such as financial aid, scholarships, work-study, grants and loans can help you save money and reduce college debt.

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Gain experience with a for-credit internship

State-of-the art classrooms with a computer and drafting table at each station

Learn from faculty who have real-world experience and work in the field

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Turning spaces into inviting living areas


Learn to create inviting spaces with TCC’s accredited kitchen and bath design program

Median annual salary

Jobs related to this field pay a median annual salary of $50,960*

* Salary estimate is provided for comparison purposes only and doesn’t constitute a promise of employment or earnings. Salaries were calculated based on related job codes and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.