National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)

Seminole State's Interior Design Program is endorsed by The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), an international nonprofit association of kitchen and bath dealers, design firms, distributors and other industry-related companies. With more than 40,000 members, the NKBA has led the kitchen and bath industry for nearly 50 years. NKBA's mission is to enhance member success and excellence by promoting professionalism and ethical business practices, and providing leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry.

NKBA helps consumers by acting as the ultimate resource for everything from finding a design professional to information on industry trends, products and services. The association monitors legislation across the U.S. to protect the industry and its members, which directly benefits consumers.

NKBA aids industry professionals through NKBA University and professional development courses that raise the standard for kitchen and bath professionals; offers certifications in design for individuals that pass written exams and who prove themselves through years of experience; and links kitchen and bath professionals with a database of job listings.

What is the NKBA-Endorsed College Program?

NKBA's endorsed college program provides kitchen and bath design students with quality, consistent education and training at accredited institutions. Seminole State's affiliation with NKBA offers Seminole State students:

  • Specialized kitchen and bath programs that teach state-of-the-art design techniques.
  • The opportunity to sit for the NKBA certification exam at the completion of your education.
  • Free student membership in NKBA.
  • Discounts on NKBA manuals and textbooks.
  • Reduced time requirement for certification.
  • Scholarship opportunities.
  • Student design competitions that recognize student designs at the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show.
  • A job listing program and student job bank.

For more information, contact:

The National Kitchen and Bath Association
687 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
877.NKBA.PRO (652.2776)

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Holly Rodwick
Interior Design Program Manager
Fax: 407.708.2449
Office: HEA331

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