About the Program

The Century College Interior Design program is one of a few Interior Design programs offered in Minnesota (MN). In the Interior Design program, students will gain a quality, affordable two-year degree or diploma in Interior Design, or a certificate in Home Furnishing Sales. They will: 

  • Collaborate with professionals and clients to create a unique interior design and select the materials for a new home
  • Develop a strong foundation in sustainable and eco-friendly residential design applying color theory and design concepts
  • Draft by hand and with tools such as AutoCAD and SketchUp while also integrating a comprehensive portfolio

The Interior Design program at Century College has a American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) student chapter and graduates are encouraged to become professional members after completing their AAS degree.

Interior Design students will graduate having learned the elements of great design and how to market and sell their products and services.

NOTE: If you are registering for Interior Design classes, please schedule an appointment with your assigned advisor or counselor.

Interested in learning more or need help registering for classes?

Contact the Interior Design program faculty by filling out the contact form.

Learn more about Interior Design student success

Read about a project covered by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Century College design students tackle real-life project for Richfield senior care community

Interior Design Program Director Sarah Rodriguez Was Featured in White Bear Lake Magazine!

"'I grew up in a family that was flipping houses before HGTV was even invented,' says Sarah Rodriguez, professor and program director of interior design at White Bear Lake’s Century College."

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Cost & Financial Aid

  • Image of a bar graph explaining Century's Tuition Cost Per Credit.

    Century College can be extremely affordable through financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

    As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities.

    Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our programs qualify for federal financial aid including Pell Grants, Federal Direct Loans, and others.

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Testimonials

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Dabren Bahn - Interior Design Alum

"The Interior Design instructors are extremely knowledgeable, and know all about business."

Portrait of Jennifer Falck
Jennifer Falck - Interior Design Alum

"Having the foundation from Century has been wonderful. In my situation, Century College was perfect for me."

Portrait of Tami Holsten
Tami Holsten - Interior Design and Kitchen & Bath Design Alum

"Century College gave me the tools to go forward and have a successful business."

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Interior Design student sketching.

Potential Job Titles

Interior design students looking at fabric samples.
  • Interior Designers

Salary Data

Interior Designers
Average Wage: $24.79/hour
Top Earners: $38.99/hour

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu

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Additional Requirements

A laptop computer is required for the Interior Design program. Please coordinate with the Interior Design department faculty to confirm your computer can run the computer aided design software needed for coursework.