CIDA Accreditation

The interior design program leading to the Interior and Product Design Comprehensive is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation,, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

Accreditation: what does it mean for a student?

It means quality. Quality instructors, quality content, quality curriculum and opportunities to leverage the technologies available so our students graduate with the skills that are necessary to succeed in interior and product design. CIDA, the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, is closely connected to the interior design industry and its changing nature, ensuring that those with their listed accreditation are evolving in technology and curriculum advancements. This ensures our students receive a professional-level degree, from start to finish. For more information, visit CIDA's website specifically dedicated to answering all your questions: and watch this short video: 

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The Interior and Product Design Comprehensive granted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit:

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Some states or provinces regulate the profession of interior design. Jurisdictions may change their requirements at any time. It is the responsibility of the professional interior designer to know the requirements of the jurisdiction within which they intend to practice. The Interior Design Program meets all known educational requirements of regulatory agencies for the profession of Interior Design.