Delivery: Daytime or online courses.
Start: Fall Semester Only; Full- or Part-Time.
- Kitchen and Bath Design — Certificate (30 credits)
About the Program
Kitchen & Bath Design is an NKBA-accredited certificate program that prepares you for entry-level and advanced positions in the Kitchen & Bath Design Industry. This program includes the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary for working in this specialized design area. Course content includes presentation standards (hand-drafting techniques), computer-aided drafting, construction and mechanical systems, basics of kitchen and bath design, materials and estimation, lighting, universal design and theme application, and business practices for the kitchen and bathroom industry. As a culmination of all of these courses, an internship within a kitchen and/or bath-related firm is required. Kitchen and Bath Design courses are offered daytime at East Campus and online.
Kitchen & Bath Design Information Sessions
Free and open to the public. Sessions are offered several times a year and will be held in Room E1314, the east campus in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. RSVP for a Kitchen & Bath Design information session to learn more about the program! If you have any questions, please contact Margaret Krohn. Out-of-state students must contact Margaret Krohn to obtain the KBD Info Session information prior to applying to the College.
2024 virtual session dates are listed below:
- Monday, February 5, 11 am
- Monday, March 11, 11 am
- Monday, April 8, 11 am
- Monday, May 20, 11 am
- Monday, June 24, 11 am
- Monday, July 22, 11 am
Please contact Margaret at Margaret.firstname.lastname@example.org to have information mailed to you and for any questions.
Century Collee KBD Program in the News
- Celebrating NKBA’s Excellence in Education Award Winners (06/06/2023)
- NKBA Recognizes Excellence in Education and Names 2015 Top College (10/3/2016)
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Cost & Financial Aid
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. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.
Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our programs qualify for financial aid including grants, loans, and college work-study. Eligibility for financial aid is determined annually based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Century College’s Federal School Code is 010546.
Each year, the Century College Foundation awards more than $300,000 in scholarships to Century College students involved in several areas of study. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.
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Kitchen & Bath Designs Program Testimonials
This Kitchen & Bath Design program is not only accredited by NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association), but is also an NKBA Founding College. The basic competencies of this program are based on the specifications encouraged by NKBA and are supported by the use of their reference and resource materials.
NKBA-Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer
Average Wage: $87,000/year (with CKD/CBD certification)
Information gathered from - www.nkba.org
- Students will be required to have a laptop computer that meets the specifications required by the program, for use throughout the duration of the program.
Attendance at a free Kitchen and Bath Program Information Session, conducted by faculty, is required to learn more about the program. (See dates above) If you are out of state or cannot attend an information session, you must email Margaret Krohn to have the information sent and to discuss the program. Application to the College must be completed and accepted by the College. Enrollment for new students begins in May for the Fall (August) start. Students should register by the end of May to ensure placement in the program.