Kitchen and bath design is a specialized service within the residential interior decorating and design professions. Building on previous design education and experience, students develop leading-edge, industry standard skills and expertise. Applying knowledge of how to assess client needs, students focus on function-based and aesthetically pleasing design solutions, environmental considerations, and durability to create spaces that promote health, safety, and wellbeing through accessibility. Students refine their design knowledge of industry specific materials, product specifications, fabrication methods, infrastructure issues, and business practices, while developing the skills necessary to create accurate and appealing technical and presentation drawings.
Tuition and fees
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This program includes a field placement component where you will gain practical, hands-on work experience in a setting relevant to your program.
What are the admission requirements for the Kitchen and Bath Design program?
Kitchen and Bath Design admission requirements
Applicants with a post-secondary diploma or degree in the following will be admitted to the Kitchen and Bath Graduate Certificate Program without a portfolio review:
- Interior design
- Interior decorating
- Architecture design and technology
- Construction engineering technology
- Structural engineering
- Environmental design
Applicants who do not meet the requirements above may be considered upon submission of a portfolio showing evidence of creative ability, manual drafting and computer aided drafting skills, and industry experience.
What career paths can I take as a kitchen or bathroom designer?
Your Kitchen and Bath Design graduate certificate gives you many career opportunities
Graduates may find employment with design studios offering kitchen and bath consultancy services, kitchen and bath specifiers and/or fabricators, building contractors and developers, in retail stores or warehouses that specialize in selling kitchen and bath products and finishes. Students with entrepreneurial skills may become freelance kitchen and bath designers or start up a business.
National Kitchen and Bath Association
Students receive a free National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) membership and graduates have an opportunity to write their first NKBA exam free of charge.
Flex MORE. Study Kitchen and Bath Design part-time
Benefits of studying part-time:
- Register on a course-by-course basis, paying as you go
- Online and evening courses that fit your schedule
- MORE choices. We are always adding more flexible delivery programs and courses.
What courses are included in the Kitchen and Bath Design graduate certificate program?
11 Program Courses
1 Field Placement
Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Kitchen and Bath Design program outline.
- KBDE 1000 – Kitchen Design
- KBDE 1001 – Bath Design
- KBDE 1002 – Construction Methods
- KBDE 1004 – Sustainable Materials and Finishes for Kitchen and Bath Design
- KBDE 1005 – Computer Aided Drafting for Kitchen and Bath Design
- KBDE 1010 – Professional Practice and Marketing
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