Selected by the Wrigley Mansion Club for a prestigious restoration project, the Phoenix College Interior Design Program has earned national recognition.
The home furnishings industry is a multi-billion dollar market where interior design skills can often be employed in many design-related positions. The degree and certificates available through the Interior Design program provide a well-rounded curriculum that prepares students for career paths related to making interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful.
Skills and Knowledge
Enthusiasm, organization, creativity and technical ability are key assets of the Interior Design professional. Being people-oriented and self-motivated are also essential attributes. A blend of skills ranging from functional to aesthetic makes this a unique profession. Sales, marketing and a strong business background are important for those who intend to become professional designers.
Example of skills and knowledge gained through the successful completion of the program include the ability to:
Interior Design program graduates are prepared for a variety of creative career paths, including:
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Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should contact the Transfer Center for specific information on transfer requirements. If your goal is to complete a Bachelors Degree, the PC Interior Design Program has a 2+2 articulation with Northern Arizona University, which allows you to move to Flagstaff OR remain on the PC campus for final two years.