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Bring Your Vision to Life

Interior Design Certificate

Visualize beautiful and functional surroundings created by you. Whether searching for new career skills or knowledge for personal use, this program is certain to provide the solutions. Learn the foundations of design through lectures, problem-solving projects, and field trips. Take the complete five course series or take just one course.

Professionals will show you how to make the best decorating decisions for your home, friends, and clients. Learn the essentials of color, design elements, and design principles. Also acquire an understanding of lighting, basic drawing and drafting, and reading blueprints.

Certificate awarded after the completion of:

Career Opportunities:

  • An assistant to building professionals such as interior designers, contractors, and architects.
  • A sales representative for wallpaper, paint, carpet, lighting, furniture, and fabric stores; office furnishing and space planning suppliers; architectural offices, etc.




Phone 256.824.4430

"I strongly encourage anyone
interested in learning Interior
Design skills to take this course."

– Building a Foundation in
Interior Design Participant

"The instructor gave a good overview
of architectural design and explained
its relevancy to interior design."

– Interior Space Planning Participant



This program is not preparatory for the NCIDQ exam, nor does it provide individuals with the credentials to be identified as a Registered Interior Designer, a title awarded only by the Alabama State Board of Interior Design.


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Ginger Huffman

Ginger Huffman is the Design Manager for OSCO Interiors with over 12 years of experience with the North Alabama Steelcase dealer. She is a Registered Interior Designer through the Alabama State Board and maintains her National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certificate. She has a B.S. in Human Sciences with a focus on Interior Design. She serves on the International Interior Design Association Alabama Chapter Board of Directors as the Huntsville City Center Director. Ginger teaches Building a Foundation in Interior Design and Applying Design Principles and Elements for UAH PD Solutions.

Darryl Bird

Darryl Bird is a LEED Accredited Professional with specialties in Homes and Neighborhood Development. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Louisiana Tech University in 1987. He was initially licensed in North Carolina but since 1992 has practiced primarily in North Alabama and Southern Tennessee. Darryl provides design expertise in a wide array of building types. Darryl teaches Interior Space Planning and Design and Architecture for UAH PD Solutions.

Courtney Green

Courtney Green holds a B.S. in Interior Design from Auburn University. She is experienced in using multiple design programs to generate interior and architectural plans. Currently she works for Premier Surfaces as Senior Designer and Sales and has 14 plus years of experience in residential design with a focus on kitchen and bath design. Courtney teaches SketchUp Your Design for UAH PD Solutions.