Join us for an Open House!

August 11, 2022  |  5:30 – 7:30 pm  |  Wilson Hall, Room 218


Attend the Interior Design Open House for a unique opportunity to learn about the certificate program and understand how it will give you the skills to succeed, whether you are looking for new career opportunities, or just want to learn for fun. Program coordinators will be available to answer any questions. 

Why you should attend:
  • Learn about the Interior Design certificate program.
  • Meet our subject-matter expert instructors and program coordinators.
  • Explore our facilities and classrooms.
  • View sample projects.
  • Receive a 10% discount on one Interior Design course when you RSVP and attend the open house.*
  • Enter for a chance to win a free Interior Design course!


256.824.4430 or
301 Sparkman Dr.
Wilson Hall
Huntsville, AL 35899-0650

*You must RSVP, attend, and sign in at the Open House to receive a 10% discount on one Interior Design course offered through UAH Professional Development. The discount will apply to any Interior Design course offered from September 2022 through August 2023. Offer has no cash value, is not transferable, and cannot be combined with any other promotion. 

About the Interior Design Certificate

Learn to visualize and create beautiful and functional interior spaces. Whether you are searching for new career skills or just learning for fun, this program will take your interior design capabilities to the next level. Industry professionals will teach you how to make the best design decisions for yourself, friends, and clients. Learn color essentials, design elements, and design principles. Explore effective lighting, practice basic drawing and drafting, and learn to read blueprints. 

Take the 5-course series or just one course:

Register for the Interior Design Certificate


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.


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accredited CEUs are awarded upon completion of each course.


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.


Laura Frederick, PD Solutions Interior Design Instructor

Laura Frederick

earned a Bachelor’s in Interior Design from Radford University and a Master’s in Interior Design from Arizona State University. She has over 15 years of experience in design across several design disciplines and now enjoys teaching future Interior Designers as an Adjunct Faculty for the Interior Design and Architecture Program at the University of North Alabama in Florence. Laura teaches Interior Design Fundamentals and Design Development Practices.

Darryl Bird, PD Solutions Interior Design Instructor

Darryl Bird

is a partner with Arcspace Studio, LLC. He is registered with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is licensed to practice in Alabama and Tennessee. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEEDAP). Darryl teaches Interior Space Planning and Design and Architecture.

Courtney Green, PD Solutions Interior Design Instructor

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 Fundamentals of Digital Interior Design.