Seminole State College meets the educational requirements for licensure as a registered interior designer in Florida. The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.), Interior Design and the Associate in Science (A.S)., Interior Design Technology degree programs are approved by the Florida Board of Architecture and Interior Design to satisfy the educational requirements for licensure as a registered interior designer.
Our B.A.S. Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and satisfies the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam) upon completion of 3,520 hours (2 years) of experience under the direct supervision of a licensed interior designer or licensed architect.
Our A.S. Interior Design Technology program satisfies the educational requirement for the NCIDQ certification exam upon completion of 5,280 hours (3 years) of experience under the direct supervision of a licensed interior designer or licensed architect. For more information about the NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit cidq.org/eligibility-requirements.
Interior design regulatory laws and licensure requirements vary across the United States and Canada. If you choose to become licensed in multiple states or practice interior design in a different state, visit advocacy.iida.org/#about to view licensing requirements for each state or Canadian province.