Build Your Future in Interior Merchandising

The Interior Merchandising Certificate provides students practical skills related to designing and creating interior spaces, visual merchandizing, and home-staging.  Students will learn color and design theory, and merchandising.

Degrees & Certificates

Level 1 Certificate, Option 1 – Interior Merchandising
Level 1 Certificate, Option 2 – Interior Merchandising

  • Apply online at fullcoll.edu
  • Apply for financial aid: fafsa.ed.gov
  • Take the online orientation
  • Take assessment exam
  • Meet with a Counselor
  • Update Personal info in My Gateway
  • Register for classes
  • Pay fees

Adriana Currie
714.992.7280
acurrie@fullcoll.edu

Brian Kaneko
714.992.7561
bkaneko@fullcoll.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

Level 1 Certificate, Option 1 – Interior Merchandising
Level 1 Certificate, Option 2 – Interior Merchandising

The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).

Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.

Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full time or part time.

For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/.

Career opportunities:
• Decorating Consultant
• Design Manager
• Interior Design Consultant
• Interior Design Coordinator
• Interior Design Director
• Interior Design Principal
• Interior Design Project Manager
• Interior Designer
• Showroom Executive Director

Employment of interior designers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations. Designers will be needed to respond to consumer expectations that the interiors of structures meet certain conditions, such as being environmentally friendly and more easily accessible.

Although only about 5 percent of interior designers are directly employed in the construction industry, many interior designers are heavily dependent on that industry to generate new work projects for them.

In addition to demand created by new construction, demand for interior designers will also arise from the need to remodel and renovate existing homes, commercial buildings, and other facilities, such as hospitals, hotels, and schools. For example, interior designers will be needed to help accommodate the future living needs of an aging population, especially for those people who choose to stay in their homes as they age.

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Adriana Currie

Average Salary in this Field

$29,660 to

$102,590 Per Year

Careers in this Field

Design Manager

Interior Design Coordinator

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