Program Features

This Interior Design program provides competency-based training in research techniques, problem solving, proficiencies and presentation skills required to be a successful professional interior designer. The program focuses on creativity and critical thinking. Students learn the basics of interior design, including the principles and elements of design; blueprint reading; building technology; color theory; materials; fabrics; history of furniture and architecture; lighting technologies; drawing for interiors; and business law for interiors. Students also gain practical experience, and through out the program, they build a professional portfolio. Students completing the degree are eligible to take the national exam to become a licensed interior designer after appropriate completion of work experience as required by the National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ).
Choose from an Associate of Applied Science, typically a 2-year program or a Technical Certificate, which is usually completed in a year or less. A Certificate of Completion option is also available to learn one specialized technique or discipline. Click the links below for course information, costs, average earning, placement rates and additional program information
Degree and Certificate Options Credit Hours
Associate of Applied Science 65
Technical Certificate, Kitchen & Bath Design 44
Certificate of Completion, Floral Design 4
Certificate of Completion, Faux & Decorative Painting 4

Admission Requirements & Additional Information

Program Checklist

4501 E 47th St. S, Wichita, KS 67210
New students may contact:

Dalisa Portley
Admissions Counselor

Business / General Education

Current students may contact:

Ashley Likes
Academic Coach

Business, Design, Police Science

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316.677.1321 (SSC)

Course Descriptions


WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604 • 800.621.7440

The Interior Design program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.

This program qualifies for:
National Council for Interior Designers Qualifications
1602 L Street, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036-2506

Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.