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Interior Design

Why Choose the Interior Design Program?

Interior design is a dynamic profession, with numerous paths ranging from hospitality to residential, kitchen and bath, sustainable design and more.

Our Interior Design program features instructors who are active in the design community, bring realistic projects to the classroom and are committed to providing the most current materials and standards of the interior design profession. Students learn new ways of looking at their surroundings, gain new skills and build confidence in themselves.

If you like problem solving, being creative and expressing yourself, this program and career path can provide you the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives through their living and working environments.

Our Interior Design Program prepares students for careers with design and architectural firms, home-furnishing venues and contractors.

How Long It Takes:

Bachelor's of Applied Science in Interior Design: 6 - 8 quarters

Interior Design Associate AAT or AAS-T Degree: 6 quarters

Kitchen & Bath Certificate: 1 quarter

Sustainable Interior Design Certificate: 1 quarter

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

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Interior Designer Career & Wage Details

*A Bachelor's Degree may be required

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at

Career Pathway

Meet Your Instructors

Jaya Rose

Bldg 19, Rm 202

Julie Watts

A graduate of the Interior Design program at Clover Park Technical College, Julie also holds a bachelor’s degree from Pacific Lutheran University, where she earned her teaching credentials. In addition to teaching at CPTC, she has maintained her own design business since 2005. Julie is an active NCIDQ certificate holder and also maintains her LEED Green Associate credential.

Bldg 19, Rm 202

Justine Wiggins

Justine is a graduate from CPTC's Interior Design Program and has been working in the industry ever since. She now teaches the Kitchen & Bath Certificate Program here at Clover Park Technical College and operates her own business specializing in kitchen and bath design. Justine is a member of the NKBA and MBA.

Bldg 19, Rm 202

Interior Design Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

To learn more about information sessions, visit

Visit the Academic Calendar at to see when the next information session is scheduled.

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