University of Alberta Faculty of Extension

Residential Interiors Certificate Program

Program Description:
The University of Alberta Faculty of Extension’s Residential Interiors Certificate Program is a university-level certificate in the art and design of interior decorating. Applying principles from the related fields of visual arts, architecture, and business, the Residential Interiors Certificate Program is a comprehensive study of residential interior fundamentals and applications. Instructors effectively combine design theory and practice to ensure that students gain considerable experience and the necessary skills to successfully deal with the challenges of the ever changing residential decorating field.

Designed for part-time study, the program consists of six core courses plus a minimum of three electives. Typical course load is one course per term, three terms per year. At this pace, the program takes three years to complete.
Study for general interest and professional development is available.

What our students have said:

“The instructor’s experience in the field was very helpful and gave me an idea of the realities of this work.”
“Thank you to the instructor and to the Faculty who bring in such professional, informative instructors.”

Contact info
Megan Wood-Smith, Program Coordinator
Phone:  780.492.2408
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Location & hours
2-200 Enterprise Square
10230 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
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